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Junior Achievement

TOMORROWS ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER

Today is uncertain. Tomorrow represents hopes and dreams
Junior Achievement helps prepare today's students for a bright future.

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JA of the Eastern Shore's volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students in our community to dream big and reach their potential.

 

Why Junior Achievement?

Junior Achievement of Eastern Shore is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating youth, grades K-12 both public and private, on financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship.  Our hands-on, age-appropriate programs inspire youth to live within their means, prepare for the world of work and understand the free enterprise system. Our programs are brought to life by local business members from the community. We are an enhancement to what kids learn in school and a direct link to real-life applications, making school relevant and increasing students' engagement in the classroom:

  • 20% of U.S. students will not complete high school on time and earn a diploma.
  • 49% of U.S. employers recognize that talent shortages impact their ability to serve clients and customers.
  • 36% of Americans say that they have at some point in their lives felt their financial situation was out of control.
  • 91% of millennials wish they had greater access to entrepreneurial education programs.
Why Junior Achievement?

Which Way To JA?

Corporate Donor

Your corporation can support the growing need for youth development on the Eastern Shore by helping today's students with the critical skills and the character necessary to succeed in your 21st-century workplace.

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Individual Donor

Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can make a donation directly to JA of the Eastern Shore!

CORPORATE VOLUNTEER

By volunteering for JA through your organization, you can be in the classroom during work hours and you can share your experience and inspire young people to pursue their dreams.

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INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEER

Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can volunteer in your community directly with JA of the Eastern Shore!

EDUCATOR

Quality volunteers from the community come into your classroom to deliver proven, hands-on programming that inspires students to understand the opportunities provided by education.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT JA PROGRAMS

Not an Educator? Find out how you can get JA programs into your Eastern Shore school!
 

8,151
STUDENTS reached LOCALLY
2017-2018
373
CLASSES LOCALLY
2017-2018
400
VOLUNTEERS LOCALLY
2017-2018
58
SCHOOLS reached LOCALLY
2017-2018

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JA Inspire Impact Report 2020

JA Inspire Impact Report 2020

When: TBD
Where: Virtual Experience
Time: TBD

Earlier this year, in February, 3,000 students from the Eastern Shore got to experience career exploration like no other at JA Inspire. In one day, thousandsof students had access to over 140 businesses from our community for hands-on experiential learning, connecting the future of the workforce to the world of work. Didn't get to make the event? No problem! Click the button below to experience the world of JA Inspire through our 2020 Inspire Impact Report! 

Distance Learning Resources

Distance Learning Resources

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore is providing distance learning resources for our community during this unique time of school closures. We currently have  resources for students, parents, educators, and our volunteers. We have added "The Achiever Weekly". Fun, easy, and relevant activties for all ages sent right to your inbox every Tuesday! Click the button below to learn more! 

JA Mind Challenge Workbooks

JA Mind Challenge Workbooks

Get ready for school! Stay ready for success! Our JA Mind Challenge workbooks provide students with hands-on, interactive, fun learning experiences no matter where their classroom is! Perfect for homeschoolers, distance learners, and even upcoming college freshmen! 

34th Annual Golf Tournament

34th Annual Golf Tournament

When: August 5, 2020
Where: Green Hill Golf Course
Time: 12:00 PM

Join Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore for a golf tournament that will benefit the youth of our community. This golf day is a great opportunity to win great prizes, network with local business figures, and great food & drink.

 

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