Leadership: The Catalyst for Learning Transfer and Impact

I have worked in human resources for health throughout the entire country especially for the past 10 years. Currently I am with the Last Mile Health Liberia Country Program. I am participating in the Healthy Communities Fellowship which was created to amplify the voices of frontline leaders and innovators spearheading initiatives that address health inequities around the […]

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Tonjala Eaton

Partner Tonjala has over 15 years of experience educating adult learners in both formal and informal settings as a community organizer, diversity trainer, facilitator and educator. She has designed student development curriculum, taught courses in career development and facilitated diversity trainings for corporate clients and colleges. Her focus areas include career & workforce development, education […]

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Rebecca Olechowski

Rebecca Olechowski is a Certified Dialogue Education Practitioner, the Chief Business Officer and co-owner of Global Learning Partners. Rebecca has held leadership and management roles in business for 20 years and has experience working in both non profit and for profit sectors in the United States and The Bahamas. Rebecca graduated from College of the […]

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Christine Little

Christine Little

christine@globallearningpartners.com In brief Christine transformed her first career in journalism into a 20-year career in international learning and organization development. She has worked directly in 30 countries on five continents, on a range of capacity building and organization change initiatives as a consultant, and formerly as the international director of organization learning and development for Habitat […]

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Peter Noteboom

Peter Noteboom

President; Owner Peter Noteboom first learned about Global Learning Partners through participating in its predecessor organization Jubilee Popular Education Center course Learning to Listen Learning to Teach taught by Jane Vella in 1995. After learning from Dr. Jane Vella and then teaching others what he had been learning, Peter was invited to purchase the company […]

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Peter Perkins

Peter Perkins

Owner In brief Peter began in 1985 applying Dialogue Education™(DE) to a wide range of organizations, individuals, and topics; becoming Certified as a DE Teacher (CDET) in 1994 while mentoring with Dr. Jane Vella.  Now a Senior DE Consultant and Partner, and Co-Owner of Global Learning Partners, Inc., Peter coaches and teaches DE courses and […]

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Jeanette Romkema

Jeanette Romkema

Senior Partner, Partnerships & Network Director, Owner and Board Secretary Jeanette Romkema is an Owner and Senior Partner with Global Learning Partners (GLP). An artist educator, she helps organizations gain clarity about how to become a learning-centered organization. Unique in her passion for heart learning, she delves deep into the values, culture and practices of […]

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Buffy Root

Operations Manager & Bookkeeper Buffy Root joined Global Learning Partners in 2011, her primary role is to oversee all aspects of the day-to-day operations of GLP, she also handles some of the bookkeeping. She enjoys collaborating with the people that make Dialogue Education happen. Buffy has worked virtually for various non-profit organizations for many years. […]

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Valerie Uccellani

Senior Partner, and Vice Chair of the Board Valerie Uccellani is Senior Partner and Co-Owner of Global Learning Partners (GLP). She is also a shareholder and an original member of the Board of Directors. For over 35 years, Val has brought her expertise in learning assessment, design, and facilitation to organizations around the U.S. and […]

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Dr. Jane Vella

Dr. Jane Vella

Founder jane@globallearningpartners.com Jane Vella, the founder of Global Learning Partners, gained her insights on adult education from the thousands of participants she met over her 40 years of teaching in Africa, Asia and North America. Jane’s academic research into the work of theorists Paulo Freire, Malcolm Knowles, Kurt Lewin, and Benjamin Bloom confirmed what she […]

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