William Toledo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
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William Toledo is an Assistant Professor of Studies Education in the College of Education at the University of Nevada, Reno. Prior to his doctoral studies, Dr. Toledo taught elementary school for several years in New Mexico and worked as a supervisor at a government-funded therapeutic recreation program for children ages 5-13.

Dr. Toledo's research focuses on social studies education in K-12 classrooms, with a focus on developing mutually-beneficial researcher-practitioner partnerships to design and implement curricular interventions with teachers. He is interested in conducting research in schools with large numbers of students from historically disenfranchised populations, particularly Latinx-students.


  • Ph.D. Teaching and Teacher Education, University of Michigan
  • M.A. Elementary Education, University of New Mexico
  • B.S. Elementary Education, University of New Mexico