Dale Pluciennik received a master's degree in history with an emphasis in colonial Latin America, North America and European imperialism from San Diego State University. He is a member of the Phi Alpha Theta history honors society and has researched and studied world history from ancient to modern times. This research has included extensive primary and secondary source material. He has lead lecture discussions in history at the graduate level as well as taught from K-12 as a substitute teacher for the Ramona Unified School District. He has a California BCLAD clear credential (Spanish) with authorizations to teach social science, English, Spanish and foundational math. He has a background in the studies of all of world history and has taught SDAIE history course with ELLs from all over the world. He currently teaches at San Marcos High School.