Resources for Educators

NEUROSEQUENTIAL MODEL:  Here is some information about Dr. Bruce Perry’s work, The Neurosequential Model in Education.  Dr. Perry’s work is based on an understanding of the structure and sequential nature of the brain, which can help educators increase their students’ engagement in learning and mitigate behavioral problems. Listen as Dr. Perry describes the model and its significant impact on how we interact with our students, our own children, and each other.

Emotional Contagion: Neurosequential Network Stress & Trauma Series This 17-minute video discusses ’emotional contagion’ and talks about the power of calm.  The concept of power differential is discussed in context of human interactions and discusses the importance of calm, regulated leadership in times of stress and distress.

Looking for a good summer read?  Check out the new book by Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Bruce Perry.  “What Happened To You?”  In this video Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Bruce Perry talk to “CBS This Morning” co-host Tony Dokoupil about their new book, “What Happened To You?” The book examines how old traumas affect people later in life and what can be done about it.   Join the Virtual Book Tour , or purchase on Amazon. 

screen shot of student letter to school board

A recent letter to the HDESD Board from a student at the NEST.

Collaborative Problem Solving Resources


Born For Love Book cover           The School Discipline Fix Cover            The Explosive Child book cover          Change-able book cover.         Treating Explosive Kids book cover


Teacher Tools


Tim Feeney-Can’t Do, Don’t Do, Won’t Do

Tim Feeney-How Do We Teach Kids How to Think

Tim Feeney-Structured Flexibility

Tim Feeney-What Do Kids Need to be Successful in Life