Joy Gorham Hervey, Ed.D. is a woman who is committed to serving children, families, and communities through excellence in educational and nonprofit leadership. Joy, along with Co-Author Robert Little, wrote “DreamPower: Using Life Lessons, Research-Based Practices, and the Psychology of Motivation to Win in Education”. The book breaks new ground by combining positive psychology with heart-warming stories.
Little and Hervey support their research findings in human motivation with real-life experiences and cues from best educational practices. They highlight what works to motivate today’s students, communicate and develop partnerships with parents, and address the necessity of self-mastery. Along the way, the duo features trend-setting educators who are enlisting new approaches to motivation while pointing a bold way forward.
“DreamPower”, a provocative and readable desktop companion, is guaranteed to challenge every educator to rethink and improve the ways in which schools motivate students, teachers and parents. The book may be purchased at The Genesis Consulting Group LLC.
About the Authors:
Joy Gorham Hervey was educated at Harvard and Columbia, and as a Fulbright Scholar abroad. Joy is a former teacher, principal & nonprofit executive who currently enjoys life as an author, consultant, and professor of education.
Robert Little CSP, a certified public speaking professional, researcher, and educational consultant, is widely sought after to speak at schools and conferences. He has authored four books that are being used in schools nationwide for the Accelerated Reader (AR) program.
Hervey is also the author of a beautiful rhyming picture book entitled; “Every Child Is Gifted”. The book is illustrated with brilliantly-colored-paintings that celebrate the unique talents, gifts, and potentials possessed by all young people. Children of all ethnicities, cultures, and physical abilities will find encouragement within these pages as they learn and excel.
Written by a mom and educator, “Every Child Is Gifted” also contains affirmation and inspiration for fellow educators and parents who seek to identify and cultivate children’s interests, gifts, and abilities that promise to eventually blossom into their purpose and help others. Most importantly, “Every Child Is Gifted” is an invitation to see beyond children’s exteriors and backgrounds to discover the treasure within. After all, one can never judge a book by its cover…
“Every Child Is Gifted” may be purchased on Amazon.com in hardcover edition. Illustrator is the author’s Grandmother - Verna Mae Cann, If you have a question for Joy Gorham Hervey, you may contact her here.