Head of School & Associate Professor, School of Behavior Analysis
Dr. Nicholas Weatherly is the Head of the School of Behavior Analysis and Associate Professor. His expertise is in developing and providing efficient training and leadership solutions designed to maximize performance and create sustainable impact. Prior to joining Florida Tech, Dr. Weatherly was a management consultant with Aubrey Daniels International where he led their instructional systems projects and consulted in numerous areas of business and industry including manufacturing, energy, banking, health insurance, and clinical services. His areas of teaching, research, and practice focus on developing sustainable business solutions, coaching systems, organizational assessments, and training systems. He is the co-author of the book Deliberate Coaching: A Toolbox for Accelerating Teacher Performance.
Dr. Weatherly is the Past-President of the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts, the Georgia Association for Behavior Analysis, and the Kentucky Association for Behavior Analysis. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management and continues to work on various workgroups and committees for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Recent efforts have included assisting in the draft of the most recent Professional and Ethical Compliance Code and in the development of the Code Compliance system. Dr. Weatherly has served as a member of the BACB Disciplinary Review Committee and is currently a Code Section Specialist for the BACB’s Code Compliance Committee.
Dr. Weatherly has held advisory roles and served on the board of directors for a number of professional associations, advocacy groups, and service facilities including the New York State Association for Behavior Analysis, the Minnesota Northland Association for Behavior Analysis, and the Autism Treatment Association of Minnesota. He was the inaugural chair of the Kentucky Applied Behavior Analyst Licensing Board, one of the first stand-alone licensing boards for behavior analysis in the country, and continues to stay active in public policy efforts. He has also held full and part-time academic appointments with a number of universities including St. Cloud State University, Western Michigan University, and the MBA Program at Regis University. Dr. Weatherly received his Ph.D. from Western Michigan University's Applied Behavior Analysis Program with concentrations on behavioral systems analysis, behavior-based safety, and programmed instruction. He is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral and licensed as a behavior analyst in Kentucky and Connecticut.