News & Announcements


Job Posting: President

Junior Achievement of Kansas, a nonprofit organization, is the leader in educating our youth about careers, money and managing the economics of life. In partnership with schools, and volunteers from the workforce and diverse corporate and community partners, JA integrates curriculum on...

Leaders Talk Business to Teens at Entrepreneurship Day 2016

More than 20 business owners and entrepreneurs in Topeka and Wichita discussed the benefits and challenges of entrepreneurship with middle-school students this week as part of Entrepreneurship Day 2016 at Jardine Middle School in Topeka and The Independent School in Wichita. ...

Job Posting: Douglas County Program Assistant (Part-Time)

Junior Achievement of Kansas is looking for a part-time Douglas County Program Assistant to help us inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.   The Program Assistant report to the Douglas County District Director and will: Provide part-time...

Job Opening: Special Events and Administrative Manager

Junior Achievement of Kansas is looking for a regular, full-time Special Events and Administrative Manager for the Topeka office to help us inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. The Special Events and Administrative Manager reports to the President and will: ...

Junior Achievement of Kansas names 2017 Business Hall of Fame Laureates

Seven business and community leaders were named the 2017 Business Hall of Fame Laureates at a brunch held today by Junior Achievement (JA) of Kansas at the Topeka Country Club. The 2017 laureates are: Duane and Beth Fager; Randy Austin; Don Landoll; Martha Bartlett Piland and Mike Worswick...

JA of Kansas announces 2017 Wichita Business Hall of Fame Laureates

A real-estate expert, a public servant, and two leaders in aviation were named the 2017 Wichita Business Hall of Fame Laureates at a luncheon held today by Junior Achievement of Kansas at the Cox Communications building. The 2017 laureates are: Cindy Carnahan of The Carnahan Group;...

5 Principles to Success

Dennis Spratt of Wealth Management Group gives advice for success

26 business leaders participated in 2015's Entrepreneurship Day

Entrepreneurs in Topeka and Wichita participated Nov. 17 in this year's inaugural Entrepreneurship Day, an event celebrating American innovation on Nov. 17. Twenty-six business owners spoke to students at Jardine Middle School in Topeka and The Independent School in Wichita. The...

JA of Kansas receives 3 grants for wokforce development efforts

Presentation at Meritrust Credit Union, Wichita. Presentation at Truity Credit Union, Lawrence. Presentation at Capitol Federal, Topeka. Junior Achievement of Kansas...

Lawrence Business Hall of Fame Laureates Announced

Four leaders have been named the 2015 Lawrence Business Hall of Fame Laureates for their significant contributions to the Lawrence business community. LaVerne Epp of the Bioscience & Technology Business Center; Steve Glass of LRM Industries, Inc.; Joan Golden of US Bank; and the late...

High school students learn about STEM education and careers at JA Skills to Achieve symposium

TOPEKA, Kan. – High school students from Auburn-Washburn and Topeka Public Schools school districts explored math- and science-related careers today, Tuesday, April 21, at Washburn University as part of the state’s first JA...