Dale Basye

Dale Basye

Content Developer

Dale is an award-winning writer, author, and content developer with twenty years of professional experience in journalism, advertising, marketing, publishing, technology and education. He’s gifted at providing creative, authoritative content and strategy that spans a diverse range of needs, circumstances, formats and audiences. He’s excellent at synthesizing complex information into actionable, easy-to-understand content and enjoys employing his extensive skills to create powerful experiences that engage, inspire and exceed expectations.


Dale blends technology knowledge with the needs of education to create powerful experiences for corporations and learning institutions. These solutions are based upon the unique circumstances of particular audiences. Connecting these dots is where Dale thrives.

Education and/or certifications held

  • Journalism, San Francisco State University
  • Fine Art, Academy of Art University
  • Film and Sculpture, San Francisco Art Institute
  • Google Certified Educator

Professional affiliations

  • Willamette Writers Group
  • Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

Publications & presentations

  • Personalized Learning Summit, Intel 2015
  • Active Learning, Steelcase Education, 2015
  • Personalized Learning, IntegratED, 2014
  • Circles of Heck series (2008) Random House Kids
  • Newspaper feature and news articles on arts, entertainment, culture, and education issues for Willamette Week, Nike Communications, Metropolis, Tonic, and Complex magazine
  • Hundreds of writing workshops for middle schools, with a special focus on at-risk youth (2008-2016)


  • Finalist, Oregon Book Awards, 2011
  • Finalist Borders Original Voices Awards, 2008
  • Two Communication Arts Awards of Excellence, 2007
  • Rosies for Interactive work, 2004
  • Gold medal in New Media Award, Summit Creative Awards, 2001
  • Bronze medal in Web site, Summit Creative Awards, 2001
  • First Place for Arts and Criticism, Society of Professional Journalists Awards, 1997
  • Second Place for Best Review, National Better Newspaper Association Awards, 1996

Additional expertise

Google Certified Educator Level 1

Google Certified Educator Level 2