About Our Office

Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania (JA) gives young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future and make smart academic and economic choices. Our corporate and community volunteers deliver relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. If you are a volunteer, an alum, or educator please visit JAMatters.org to share and read stories from others involved in JA.

JA of Western PA Fast Facts

  • JA of Western PA reaches more than 73,000 k-12 students with over 3,300 volunteers in 374 schools and 167 districts each year.
  • 92% of alumni say they are confident they can compete in the business environment.
  • Eight-out-of-ten JA students agree that participation in JA have a better understanding of how the real-world operates

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