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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Marian Darlington-Hope

Owner Dr.mjdarlington@gmail.com In brief Dr. Marian Darlington-Hope has embraced Dialogue Education into every aspect of her life since taking her first workshop in 1986. A believer in the principles of DE to transform, Marian has used DE in the areas of her greatest expertise: education, voluntary associations, and non-profit organizations. A university professor and administrator […]

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Rebecca Kerin-Hutchins

Business & Finance Director and Board Treasurer rebecca@globallearningpartners.com Rebecca joined Global Learning Partners in 2009 as an independent consultant. Her role with GLP has evolved through the years, and she currently serves as the Business & Finance Director. Rebecca has worked in the finance and business development sectors for over 20 years. She has worked […]

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Christine Little

Christine Little

Partner 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 […]

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Peter Noteboom

Peter Noteboom

Owner petern@globallearningpartners.com In brief, 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 […]

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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, Vision & Strategy Leader, and Board Secretary jeanette@globallearningpartners.com In brief Jeanette has been a Dialogue Education™ practitioner and educator since 1996. As an educator, trainer, consultant, advisor, and mentor, Jeanette is respected for her care in customizing instructional designs, programs, and consulting to the individual need and situations. Jeanette’s areas of greatest depth […]

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Buffy Root

Buffy Root

Administrative Systems Coordinator buffy@globallearningpartners.com Buffy Root joined Global Learning Partners in 2011; her primary role is to oversee all aspects of the day to day operations of GLP, as well as assisting GLP’s other staff and partners. She enjoys collaborating with the people that make Dialogue Education happen. Buffy has been a virtual assistant for various non-profit […]

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Valerie Uccellani

Senior Partner, Consulting Team & Certified Network Leader, and Vice Chair of the Board valerie@globallearningpartners.com 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 […]

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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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