Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club Alumni and Friends Association, Inc present Carter Julian Savage, Ed.D, as the Keynote Speaker for the 7th. Annual Meritorious Service Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 6, 2010, 6:00 P.M. Dr. Carter Julian Savage is the Chief Idea Officer for IAM Consulting.
Concurrently, he is an Associate at the W.E.B Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University and a visiting scholar at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Savage is the former Vice President of Program & Youth Development Services for Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Savage has received a Doctor of Education, a Master of Public Policy (Program Development and Program Evaluation) and a Bachelor of Art in Mathematics from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.
He has 18 years of experience with local Clubs and the National Organization and oversaw a wide range of program initiatives including education, technology, sports, fitness & recreation as well program planning and evaluation.
Carter joined national staff in 1999, and until early 2001 he managed education programs, including a comprehensive education enhancement initiative, Project Learn, designed to supplement what youth ages 6-18 learn in school. Developed by BGCA, funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and evaluated by Dr. Stephen Schinke of Columbia University, Project learn provides academic enrichment through tutoring and homework assistance, leisure learning activities, parental involvement, school collaborations and rewards for participating youth.
In May 2001, he was promoted to Vice President, Youth Development Services.