Junior Achievement in Iowa
Junior Achievement inspires and prepares students to succeed in the global economy through volunteer-delivered, experiential programs steeped in financial literacy, employability, and entrepreneurship skills. Here in Iowa, Junior Achievement is part of the world's largest organization dedicated to giving 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 financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship programs empower students to make a connection between what they learn in school and how it can be applied in the real world. Our community-based partnerships enhance the relevance of classroom learning and increases student's understanding of the value of staying in school.
To partner with Junior Achievement near you, please contact the office serving your county.
JA of Central Iowa
JA of Eastern Iowa
JA of the Heartland
JA of the Midlands
"Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."
"One of the best field experiences in my 13 years of teaching!"
"I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."
"I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."