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The Heart of Learning and Teaching

The Heart of Learning and Teaching: Compassion, Resiliency, and Academic Success  book study provides an opportunity to learn not only about trauma-informed principles, but more importantly to apply that knowledge in classroom and school settings.

Access a PDF version of the book here:

Project EVERS is currently offering a book study over The Heart of Learning and Teaching by Ray Wolpow, Mona Johnson, Ron Hertel, and Susan Kincaid.

Book studies may be taken for: 

  • master's credit through Fort Hays State University

  • professional development hours

  • stipend opportunity to all K-12 staff in NKESC school districts

Click here for more details about registration!

Testimonials from past participants:


“This had the best description of trauma I’ve ever seen.”

“This book helped me understand that self-care is vital for everyone.”

“I loved the six principles. I had it as my phone background for months after reading it!”

To learn more about the book’s message, meet one of the book's authors, Dr. Mona Johnson in this short interview with Dr. Johnson by Lora Thomas, Project EVERS Director.

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