Dale Bowyer is the Education VISTA Leader for The Education Alliance. Dale joined The Education Alliance in 2016 as an AmeriCorps Mentor at Williamstown Elementary School. In his current role, Dale is responsible for building the capacity of Williamstown Elementary and High Schools to encourage, educate and advocate for students to have the tools and a path to becoming “life-ready” individuals. Dale is also responsible for enhancing mentoring program that support at-risk students across the state by developing education resources that support the One Caring Adult initiative.
Dale completed his Associates Degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management from West Virginia State University. He has more than 20 years of experience in the hotel industry. Dale began his career at the Ramada Inn in South Charleston when he was a sophomore in high school. He went on to help build, open and operate the Hampton Inn and Wingate Inn. After his career in the hotel industry, Dale sold Yellow Pages ads for Verizon.
Dale is a West Virginian, currently residing in Williamstown with his wife Mary and son Brody.