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Awesome Island Game | Meet the Creators

Brian Page

-Master of Arts in Secondary Education
-Bachelor of Business Administration

National & State Recognition
-2011 Ohio Department of Education Milken National Educator Recipient (40 Named Nationally)
-A July 2012 Money magazine (CNN) "Money Hero"
-2012 Oii Insurance Educator of the Year
-A 2011 Visa National Innovative Educator of the Month
-A 2011 National Education Association "Classroom Hero"
-2011 Inaugural HCESC Gifted Education Spotlight Teacher
-2011 EIFLE Award Winner - Institute For Financial Literacy
-2008 Greater Cincinnati Financial Education Teacher of the Year

National & State Financial Literacy Leadership Positions
-U.S. Department of Education: "RESPECT Project" Participant 
-Council for Economic Education (Gate) Teacher Advisory Committee
-Ohio Department of Education Financial Literacy & Business Education Curriculum Writing Teams
-Vanguard Education Advisory Council
-Bizworld Foundation Education Advisory Council
-University of Cincinnati Financial Education Volunteer Committee
-FinLitTV Innovative Educator Director
-Budget Challenge Education Advisory Board Director

Conference Presentation Experience

PwC-Knowledge@Wharton High School’s Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility at The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School (Upcoming - Fall '12); Council for Economic Education National Conference (Upcoming - Fall '12); IFL National Annual Conference; Ohio Department of Education Teachers Academy Series; Southwest Ohio Regional Financial Education Conference; Ohio ACTE Conference; HSTW Regional Conference; W!SE- NY (Webinar) 

Financial Education Writing Experience
-Guest Writer - AmericaSaves, Bankrate, Council for Economic Education, Edutopia, Getting Smart, SmartBlog, Washington Post

John Morris

Winner - Leavey Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education

John brings education and entrepreneurial experience having worked as an urban high school principal and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Cincinnati after a history of successful ventures. John’s “connection to research and community” works to make the Awesome Island Game relevant and effective.