Owatonna Junior High School ENVoY Research

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Compiled by William A. Sommers, PhD. Principal (former) During the 1999-2000 school year, Owatonna Junior High School created a focus on managing unresolved conflict in our school. Owatonna is a town of approximately 15,000 one hour south of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul in Minnesota. This goal was not the result of any crises or major difficulties …

Windsor Unified School District’s ENVoY Research

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“82% of all communication is non-verbal communication*.” —National Teacher’s Association As applied research demonstrates, the systematic use of non-verbal messages is the single most important skill any professional utilizes. By employing the full range of the non-verbal skills taught in ENVoY, we can manage with influence as opposed to power in any setting. Windsor Unified School District’s ENVoY (Educational Non-verbal …

Research Evaluation Summary of the ENVoY Program

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by Dr. Emily Garfield   It is evident that ENVoY training provides, expands, and/or reinforces good teaching skills. We see this reflected in the research findings, we hear this from the teachers, and we observe this in student behavior. Our challenge is how to persuade the educational community that it is important to incorporate non-verbal techniques routinely into the classroom. …