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Brian Page

Outreach and Education Manager, Budget Challenge

Brian Page spent over a decade in the classroom as a teacher with Reading High School where he was the first recipient, and Ohio's lone winner of the 2011 Milken National Educator Award. He now leads outreach and education efforts for Budget Challenge, the recent EIFLE award winner for Personal Finance Program of the Year. Mr. Page received the Council for Economic Education “William A. Forbes” award and was a 2012 CNN/Money magazine “Money Hero”.

Mr. Page most recently served on the Working Committee for the U.S. President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability. He has also worked with the Ohio Department of Education to write personal finance and business education state standards. He currently serves as the Teacher Advisory Chair for the Council for Economic Education and President of Ohio Jump$tart. Mr. Page holds a Master of Arts in Education and Bachelor of Business Administration.

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Posts

  • Education Trends

    Financial Literacy in High School: Necessary and Relevant

    In the third installment of this series, guest blogger Brian Page shares three principles he applies when teaching financial literacy to high school students, and presents additional lesson plans and resources.
  • Education Trends

    Revolution, Responsibility, and Football: Teaching Financial Literacy to Middle Schoolers

    In the second installment of this series, guest blogger Brian Page offers three more financial literacy resources, this time focusing on an educational site and two online games to engage middle schoolers in understanding personal finances.
  • Education Trends

    Elementary Financial Literacy: Lesson Ideas and Resources

    Guest blogger Brian Page, a high school economics teacher, presents three resources for teaching financial literacy to elementary students, including websites by the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability and financier Warren Buffett.
  • Student Engagement

    Financial Literacy for High School Students

    In his third and final blog, Ohio's 2011 Milken National Educator Award winner, Brian Page, provides a list of financial literacy resources for high school students.
  • Project-Based Learning

    Financial Literacy for Elementary Students

    Ohio's 2011 Milken National Educator Award, Brian Page, explains the importance of financial literacy for elementary students.
  • Technology Integration

    A Mobile App Lesson on Financial Capability

    Brian Page, a high school personal finance and AP economics teacher, presents a lesson on financial capability as applied to and aided by mobile apps.
  • Project-Based Learning

    Financial Literacy for Middle School Students

    Ohio's 2011 Milken National Educator Award, Brian Page, shares resources for weaving financial literacy into middle school coursework.