Dale is a teacher at Blackhawk High School and the co-advisor for the Blackhawk High School and Middle School Technology Student Association (TSA) chapters with nine years experience teaching and advising. In 2006, he helped to create the TSA chapters at the high school with 12 students; now each chapter has nearly 35 students, and are stilling growing. In 2012, the High School TSA chapter was recognized as one of Pennsylvania’s outstanding chapters at the National TSA Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Currently Dale serves on PA state board as president elect, a six year commitment and is dedicated to the Blackhawk C3 Lab, a STEAM lab he helped create in 2013.
Dale is a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his Associate’s Degree in Drafting, and both his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Technology Education. During that time Dale was also awarded the Donald Maley Spirit of Excellence Outstanding Graduate Student Award from ITEEA (International Technology Education and Engineering Association). In 2013 Dale was a co-awardee of the Outstanding High School STEM Educator for the Carnegie Science Center Awards.