Degrees and Certifications:
Dr. Marsha H. Savage
Dr. Marsha Hall Savage is a 7th grade Language Arts teacher at Booker T. Washington K-8 School. Dr.
Savage is a committed educator who is passionate about the success of students and teachers in urban
Dr. Savage is a product of both Fairfield and Birmingham City School Systems. She began her teaching
career in Birmingham City Schools in 1991 and has worked in various capacities during her 28 year
tenure as an educator -- seventh grade language arts teacher, Literacy Support Teacher K-12, R.E.A.D.S.
Support teacher, Reading/Language Arts Support 6-8, Alabama Reading Initiative Plan for Adolescent
Literacy LEA Secondary Literacy Coach, Reading Intervention Specialist, high School English teacher, and
Area Site Facilitator for GEAR UP Birmingham. Additionally, she has worked as a consulting Mentor
teacher for the Center of Urban Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and as a Director
for GEAR UP Jefferson County at the University of Montevallo.
Dr. Savage holds a Bachelor of Science degree in language arts education from Miles College, a Master
of Arts degree in Education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, an Educational Specialist degree
and Doctor of Education degree in educational leadership from Samford University.
Dr. Savage loves her church family at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church and is active in the Omicron
Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She is married and has four children.