David Tompkins, Ed.D.
Faculty, English as a New Language
David Tompkins is a faculty member of the English as a New Language program where he teaches the Designing Assessments for English Language Learners course. He is a seasoned educator with 27 years of experience, 17 of which he taught as a bilingual, ESL, and dual language teacher in public schools in Texas and New Mexico. He is the lead author of the English Oral Language Assessment, an English language proficiency assessment designed specifically for Catholic schools. He currently teaches technical writing at Amarillo College. Tompkins earned his B.A at Midwest Christian College, his M.A. at the University of New Mexico, and his Ed.D. at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. As a Christian husband, father, and educator, his greatest passion is to see children live a safe, successful, and Christ-filled life.