Nicole Beadles

headshot of Nicole Beadles, Assistant Professor and Acad Prog Coord, School Psychology Prog, College of Education and Human Development.
Titles and Organizations

Assistant Professor and Academic Program Coordinator, School Psychology Prog, College of Education and Human Development

Contact Information

Phone: (703) 993-5127
Campus: Fairfax
Building: West Building 2007
4400 University Dr.
Mail Stop: 4C2



Dr. Beadles has been teaching at George Mason since 2011.  She is the Academic Program Coordinator for the School Psychology Program and has been in this role since 2013.  Dr. Beadles teaches graduate classes in social emotional assessment and ethics and law in school psychology. She has taught doctoral and undergraduate students, as well, in the areas of developmental psychopathology and lifespan development.  Dr. Beadles also supervises students as they complete intellectual and comprehensive assessments in the university psychology training center. 

Dr. Beadles worked as a school psychologist in public schools in the local area, as well as in international schools in Geneva and Brussels, prior to coming to Mason.  She is a licensed clinical psychologist through the Board of Psychology and a certified school psychologist through the State Department of Education.  She also is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist.



Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Clinical Psychology May 2006

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Curry Program in Clinical and School Psychology (APA accredited and NASP approved)

Educational Specialist (Ed.S.), School Psychology July 1998

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia (NASP approved)

Master of Arts (M.A.) School Psychology July 1996

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) May 1995

Georgetown University, Washington DC

Major: Psychology, Minor: Italian



  • Regan, K., Weiss, M. Beadles, N., & Rowe, E. (2019). Project Synergy. Interdisciplinary Preparation in Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services for Personnel Serving Children with Disabilities who have High-Intensity Needs - Focus Area B (CFDA 84.325K), Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education, Washington, D.C. (I was designated as co-PI) $1,384,040 Submitted
  • Initiated the Assessment Database, a project compiling years worth of testing data at GMU’s training clinic (ongoing)
  • Developed and analyzed teacher, student, staff, and parent surveys measuring the effectiveness of the behavior modification plan (Level System) at JLG-RICA (fall, 2005).
  • Dissertation on the prevention of depression in patients with brain tumors.
  • Conducted literature review and planned study design in collaboration with a pediatric neuropsychologist on the late-effects of traumatic brain injury on growth and maturation (Spring, 2003).
  • Program evaluation of Montgomery County school psychological services.
  • Initiated and completed a study on the tolerance of personality differences in a college setting (1994-1995).