Bio

David Campos, Ph.D.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.

Recent Publications

  • Campos, D. (2019). Windows and mirrors: Latino picture books for classroom libraries. Early Years, 40(2), 21-24.
  • Campos, D., & Knudson, E. (2019). Using film to expand horizons. Educational Leadership, 76(4), 73-78.
  • Campos, D., & Fad, K. (2018). 5 Steps to individualized writing instruction. ASCD Express, 14(5).
  • Campos, D. (2018). The essentials of welcoming classroom for English language learners. ASCD In Service
  • Campos, D. (2018). An instructional approach to exploring poverty and immigration: Three children’s books that pack a punch. Intersections, 2(1), 34-44.
  • Campos, D. (2018). Understanding transgender students. Helping transgender students feel accepted starts with understanding. American School Board Journal, 3(205), 52.
  • Perez, K.A., & Campos, D. (2018). Recommendations for treating Latinos in Travis County. TCMS Journal, 64(2), 22-23.
  • Campos, D. (2018). Honoring the voice of Clementine Hunter: A guide for comprehensible and relevant lessons. Black History Bulletin, 81(1), 23-28.
  • Campos, D., & Delgado, R. (2017). How principals can help teachers of ELLs. Principal Leadership, 18(10), 22-23.
  • Campos, D. (2017). Battling the bullying of LGBT students. Social Education, 81(5), 288-295.
  • Campos, D., & Moore, M.R. (2017). The lasting effects of the UT Austin tower Massacre. In M.R. Moore and C. Sabo-Risley (Eds), Play in American life: Essays in honor of Joe L. Frost. Bloomington, IN: Archway Publishing.

Published Books

  • Campos, D., & Knudson, E. (Forthcoming). Cultivating creativity through world films: Exploring cinematic narratives featuring child protagonists. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Campos, D. (2016). Learning from Latino role models! Inspiring students through biographies, instructional activities, and creative learning. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Campos, D., & Fad, K. (2014). Tools for teaching writing; Strategies and interventions for diverse learners in grades 3-8. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.
  • Campos, D. (2013). Educating Latino boys: An asset-based approach. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.
  • Campos, D., Delgado, R., & Huerta, M.E. (2011). Reaching out to Latino families of English language learners. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.
  • Campos, D. (2011). Jump start health! Practical ideas to promote wellness in kids of all ages. New York: Teachers College Press.
  • Campos, D. (2007). Expanding waistlines: An educator’s guide to childhood obesity. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
  • Campos, D. (2005). Understanding gay and lesbian youth: Lessons for straight school teachers, administrators, and principals. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • McConnell, K., Campos, D., & Ryser, G. (2005). Practical ideas that really work for English language learners (Evaluation Form and Resource Manual). Austin, TX: PRO-ED.
  • Campos, D. (2003). Diverse sexuality and schools. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO Publishing.
  • Campos, D. (2002). Sex, youth, and sex education. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO Publishing.

Research Interests

LGBTQ youth, the schooling of Latino children, English learners and childhood wellness

National Service

  • Américas Award Committee, 2019 Chair
  • White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, Washington, DC, Invited Discussant
  • Evaluation of program instructional delivery in school districts in Florida, Texas, and Virginia, Team Member

Courses Taught

  • Survey of Students in Diverse and Inclusive Settings
  • Advocacy for Exceptional Learners
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • Foundations of Education
  • Teaching Children in the Intermediate Grades
  • Teaching Children in the Primary Grades
  • Teaching Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Education

Ph.D., Special Education
Concentration: Learning Disabilities and Behavior Disorders
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas

M.Ed., Special Education
Concentration: Multicultural Special Education
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas

B.S., Education
Concentration: Elementary Education, Math
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas

Certifications

  • Elementary Math 1-8
  • Elementary Self-Contained 1-8

Contact Information

Dr. David Campos
Professor
(210) 283-5029
Email: campos@uiwtx.edu