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Dr. Dwayne Carter

Volunteer ​Associate Director

Dr. Dwayne Carter brings 19 years as an Atlanta Public Schools educator to his work: he taught middle school social studies for 17 years, US history for five years, and elementary social studies for two years. Dr. Carter has served as grade level chair, departmental chair, gifted and talented chair, and Social Studies Fair Project chair. He teaches Atlanta Public Schools educators in training at the Teach for America Summer Institute. Dr. Carter is also an adolescent behavioral specialist who has worked for years in Atlanta Public Schools and Summit Ridge Hospital Behavioral Health System. Dr. Carter has coached boys’ and girls’ baseball, softball, and track and field for 19 years and serves as athletic director––the first middle school athletic director to be recognized as Athletic Director of the Year.

Dr. Carter earned his doctorate in educational leadership, an achievement driven by his passionate love for guiding students––especially young Black men––to become successful academically and athletically. Dr. Carter is married with seven sons and two grandsons. During his spare time he loves to work out, play sports, dance, and play board and card games.

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