Jay Ekleberry

Jay Ekleberry

jay.ekleberry@wisc.edu Jay has a MS in Continuing, Adult and Vocational Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. UW-Madison is also his employer for the last 30 years. As the Director of Wheelhouse Studios, Jay uses Dialog Education daily in the management and supervision of an open studio arts facility in the Memorial Union that includes a […]

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Michael Elfant

Michael Elfant

Melfant.atlarge@gmail.com Mike has worked in public health and education for nearly 30 years.  Currently he works for the California Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program, where he focuses on helping staff improve their teaching and counseling skills through dialogue education and similar approaches, such as Motivational Interviewing.  He also teaches a course on nutrition […]

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Linda Gershuny

Linda Gershuny

linda.gershuny@gmail.com Linda Gershuny –  Currently Director and programme/curriculum designer at Centre of Learning, Training for Transformation –  CAFT,  holds a Master’s Degree in Adult Education from the University of Toronto (focus on international development), and is a Dialogue Education Teacher and INTERNATIONAL, CARE, CARITAS CR, Canadian Embassy Education Fund, Ministries of Education and Health; experienced […]

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Dan Haase

Dan Haase

dhaase@gmail.com Four words describe me: husband, father, learner, and teacher. It is within these roles that I exist and find my deepest fulfillment in life. I am married to Kathleen who is a Residence Director in a dormitory on the campus of Wheaton College in IL. We have spent our whole married life working and […]

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Kathy Hickman

Kathy Hickman

kehickman@gmail.com Kathy Hickman has worked with health service organizations for more than 15 years. In her work with the Alzheimer Society, Kathy has provided education and support to people living with dementia and their families, professional care providers and the general public as well as supported the work of local Alzheimer Society educators in Ontario. […]

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Mary Hoddy

Mary Hoddy

mary.hoddy@wisc.edu In brief Mary is an independent consultant who teaches seminars and facilitates work teams that enjoy coaching and learning together as they accomplish their goals. She designs programs that focus on learning rather than teaching so that learners have skills that they can use in their work and personal lives. Mary was Director of […]

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Dwayne Hodgson

Dwayne Hodgson

learningcycle.ca@me.com In brief Dwayne excels in designing, facilitating and evaluating workshops, conferences and strategic planning processes. He helps clients synthesize their ideas to create dynamic conversations and activities that support learning, build consensus and get things done. Dwayne has worked extensively with non-profit organizations in the community development, social justice and environmental sectors in Canada […]

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Kathy Johnson

Kathy Johnson

vermontequity@gmail.com Kathy A. Johnson began learning Dialogue Education Principles and Practices from Dr. Jane Vella in 1989 and become certified as a Master Trainer with Dr. Vella in 1998.  Kathy has incorporated Dialogue Education principles and practices into her teaching, consulting, and technical assistance work for more than 25 years.  She is grateful for the […]

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Jon Kidde

Jon Kidde

Jon Kidde is an independent consultant who has studied and applied restorative justice (RJ) theory for 20 years. He has played a critical role in the design, application, and enhancement of RJ within diverse settings. Jon founded Green Omega, L3C in 2008 as a more official vehicle for his work. He has provided recent consultation […]

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Marta Koonz

Marta Koonz

marta@martakoonz.com Marta is a depth psychologist, professional certified coach, and experienced group facilitator. She has provided individualized learning opportunities for adults for more than 25 years, bringing a soul-centered focus to her design, facilitation and coaching. Certifications and Credentials Certified Dialogue Education Teacher – Global Learning Partners Professional Certified Coach (PCC) – International Coach Federation […]

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