Dr. Eliah Watlington serves as Associate Provost of the Northern Campuses. She provides oversight of campus administrative operations, promotes program growth, and serves as a liaison to the MacArthur and Treasure Coast FAU service area communities. In conjunction with the role of associate provost, Dr. Watlington holds the position of College of Education Associate Dean, Assessment and Northern Campuses. She has responsibility for directing operations for the College of Education northern campuses, partnerships with northern service area school districts, and oversight of accreditation and teacher education program approval process.
Dr. Watlington has held academic leadership positions in the College of Education at Florida Atlantic University since 1994, serving as Associate Dean since 2001. She is a faculty member in the department of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology and co-chaired the college’s successful 2007 NCATE accreditation and FDOE program approval visit. She also sits on the Executive Board for Florida Association for Colleges of Teacher Education (FACTE). Her areas of research include program evaluation, costs of teacher recruitment and retention, and organizational change. Dr. Watlington holds both Doctorate and Masters of Education in curriculum and instruction from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville.