Distance Learning Resources | Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas

Thank you for partnering with Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas in our fight against "learning loss".  We are excited to offer these additional resources to further prepare our future leaders to achieve their dreams.  Click the buttons and links below to take a tour of our digital library. If you have any additional needs or questions, we are here to help!  Simply email Sharon B Clay, Director of School and Community Partnerships at sclay@jacarolinas.org.


JA's elementary school programs are the foundation of its K-12 curricula. Six sequential themes, each with five hands-on activities, as well as an after-school and capstone experience, work to change students' lives by helping them understand business and economics.

Middle School

The middle grades programs build on concepts the students learned in Junior Achievement's elementary school program and help teens make difficult decisions about how to best prepare for their educational and professional future. The programs supplement standard social studies curricula and develop communication skills that are essential to success in the business world.

High School

As high school students begin to position themselves for their future, there are many unanswered questions about what lies ahead. Junior Achievement's high school programs help students make informed, intelligent decisions about their future, and foster skills that will be highly useful in the business world.


Additional Resources

Career Speaker Series - Inspirational testimonies from local professionals and entrepreneurs sharing their journey in education, work and career.

  1. Watch Ryan Cook.


Job Shadow (Virtual) - Experience the virtual professional environment of actual companies to learn more about the skills needed in the demanding, ever-changing workplace. 

Camp Crawl - Camp North End, the new Hub for Creativity and Innovation, presents Camp Crawl (a virtual career exploration) from ideation to conception. Take a tour of Camp North End, Charlotte's revitalizes historic area where creatives work and play. Learn more about the innovative companies residing at Camp North End and get a glimpse of life in the working world.


JA Finance Park (Virtual)  - Fun but thought- provoking, interactive simulation on budgeting and career exploration using a digital avatar and life-scenario. Students learn strategies for personal budgeting and the impact that their financial decisions make on their lives.

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Virtual Town Hall - CNBC + Junior Achievement Virtual Town Hall



  • "Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."

    -Junior Achievement Student

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