Petitioned by president elect and SSSR board to stand for role of President of The Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (vice-president, president- president-elect sequence).
Article by Kirby and Savage (2008) in top 10 downloaded articles from Literacy, two years in a row.
William Dawson Scholar. The William Dawson Scholarship is equivalent to a Canada Research Chair Tier 2.
William Dawson Scholar Renewed
Two papers (Savage et al., 2003; Savage & Carless, 2005) selected among 14 included from 6,632 included in latest Cochrane collaboration systematic review on effective early preventative reading intervention: MacArthur et al. Phonics training for English-speaking poor readers http://www.cochrane.org/ (published online, December 2012). My data represents 25% of the total in the review.
Savage et al. (2003) & Savage & Carless (2008) included in ‘What Works Clearing House’ (U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Educational Sciences) review of best practice.
These same papers included in Torgerson Brooks and Hall re-review of RCT research on synthetic versus analytic phonics instruction (review for UK government, Department of Education forthcoming).
SSHRC Insight Grant application ‘Responding to Intervention: Schools where all children learn to read’ ranked 2nd out of 70.
Nominated by my graduate team for a distinguished teaching award.