Assistant Teaching Professor of Special Education
About Nichole Weakley
Dr. Nichole Weakley is an Instructor of Special Education in the Applied Behavioral Analysis Program and a Doctoral level Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Southern Mississippi in School Psychology and completed her pre-doctoral internship in behavioral and school consultative services at The May Institute. Her clinical expertise involves working with high-risk child populations across home, school, clinic, community, and residential settings as well as developing systems-level consultative and behavioral programming. Dr. Weakley also has additional expertise in child law and education policy and provides consultation for various groups and non-profit organizations.
Prior to coming to Ball State, Dr. Weakley served as the Director for School Consultative Services for a private organization in North Carolina, as well as a Behavior Analysist for The May Institute. As part of an active duty military family, she is passionate about providing supports for her local communities and works closely with the Exceptional Family Members Program, The Military Family Readiness Council, and the Defense Health Board.
Master of Jurisprudence, Loyola University, Chicago Child Law and Policy (2018, anticipated)
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, School Psychology
M.S., Central Michigan University, Behavioral Neuroscience
B.S., Central Michigan University, Psychology