“The greatest sign of success for a teacher… is to be able to say, ‘The children are now working as if I did not exist.’”
– Maria Montessori

Dr. Nicholas Weatherly is an associate professor and chair of the Master of Arts program in Professional Behavior Analysis at Florida Institute of Technology’s School of Behavior Analysis. His areas of teaching, research, and practice focus on developing sustainable business solutions, coaching systems, organizational assessments, and training systems. 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 a number of areas of business and industry including manufacturing, energy, banking, health insurance, and clinical services.

Dr. Weatherly is the President of the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts and Past-President of both 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 new 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 several 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.