Rebecca Dyer has worked for the Barbara Bush Foundation since January 1998 in a variety of roles, and currently serves as the Chief Mission Officer. In this role, Becky leads a team responsible for effectively designing, developing, and scaling evidence-based adult and family literacy programming, incubating new and innovative solutions through technology, leading research and evaluation efforts, and providing professional development.

Her career spans nearly 40 years, with significant experience in public school adult education, including service as an Adult Basic Education teacher, local adult education program director, and State Director of Adult Education in Maine.

Becky served as the Director of the Maine Family Literacy Initiative for the Barbara Bush Foundation for many years and has provided technical assistance to state adult education leaders on policy and career pathways. During her tenure at the Maine Department of Education, her team created the successful College Transitions Network and Work Ready programs for the State. Becky is the recipient of the Gerald N. LeVasseur Award for Outstanding Leadership and Rotary District 7780 Service Above Self Award.

Becky earned her Bachelor of Science from State University of New York at Potsdam and earned her master’s degree in Human Resource Development at the University of Southern Maine. A native of Maine, Becky and her husband, Don, live on Pequawket Lake in Limington, Maine.

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