Dale’s personal goal was always to secure a teaching position in the field of Special Education that would allow her to apply her education, experience, and training to teach students with special needs. She has Master’s Degrees in Special and Elementary Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in the Science of Business Education. She holds numerous instructional certificates, including special education, secretarial, grades 7-12, typewriting grades 7-12. She has served as a learning support teacher for 12 10th and 11th grade students, providing direct instruction in English and computer applications and progress monitoring all students. She has also taught learning support and autistic support at the elementary level.