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Dr. David Campos

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David Campos

“If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”

- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Dr. David Campos began his career in education nearly 25 years ago when he started teaching second grade. He later entered graduate school, taught ESL, and worked in corporate training and development. He earned his Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin, specializing in learning disabilities and behavior disorders. While at UIW, he has supervised student teachers and taught undergraduate and graduate courses in special education, multicultural education, and instructional design and delivery.


Published books:

  • The Writing Intervention Toolbox (2014, ASCD) with Kathy Fad
  • Educating Latino Boys (2013, Corwin Press)
  • Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners (2011, ASCD) with Rocio Delgado and Mary Esther Huerta
  • Jump Start Health! (2011, Teachers College Press)
  • Expanding Waistlines (2007, Sense Publishers)
  • Understanding Gay and Lesbian Youth (2005, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)
  • Practical Ideas that Really Work for English Language Learners(2005, PRO-ED) with Kathy Fad and Gail Ryser
  • Diverse Sexuality and Schools (2003, ABC-CLIO Publishing)
  • Sex, Youth, and Sex Education (2002, ABC-CLIO Publishing)


The schooling of Latino children, English language learners, childhood obesity and welfare


International travel and spending time in Austin and at his parents’ lake home

Courses Taught

Foundations of Education

Teaching Students with

   Emotional and Behavioral


Teaching Children in the

   Primary Grades

Teaching Children in the

   Intermediate Grades

Culturally Responsive



Ph.D., Education

Specialization: Behavior Disorders and Learning Disabilities

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, Texas


M.Ed., Education

Specialization: Multicultural Education

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, Texas


BS, Applied Learning & Development

Specialization: Math & Elementary Education

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, Texas


Elementary Math 
Elementary Self-Contained

Contact Information

Dr. David Campos