Peter Whelley

Peter Whelley

Graduate Teaching Lecturer, Counselor Education and School Psychology

Phone: (603) 986-8324 E-mail:

Peter Whelley is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist with over 35 years of experience in public schools. He has practiced in Ohio, West Virginia and New Hampshire in both private and public school settings. At PSU Peter teaches Administering Individual Intelligence Tests

During his years of practice has held several leadership positions in professional association including past president of the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists as well as Treasurer for the International Association of School Psychologist. Peter was awarded the New Hampshire School Psychologist of the Year for both 1993, and 2000, recognizing his work with school age children and developing and supporting programs for exceptional learners as well as the expansion of the role of School Psychologists. In 2002 he was awarded the MCH LEND fellowship in conjunction with UNH and Dartmouth Medical School. IN 2014 he received the Distinguished Service Award from the International Association of School Psychologist. And in 2016 was awarded the Life Time Achievement award in part for supporting the development of a School Psychology training program here at Plymouth State University.

Peter has had several publications including a guest editor for Glencoe Publications of a Middle School Health Text, and contributing a chapter, with Melissa Pearow, Ph.D., in School-Based Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents, Vol 14, 2006.

Peter currently is a school psychology consultant with SERESC of Bedford New Hampshire. Peter also serves as a member of the NH Juvenile Parole Board.