Junior Achievement has a positive impact in lives and with our economy improving societal issues. We have a significant role today, with helping educators teach remotely. We are building and reaching even more students in low-income areas today in many school districts, which has long-term impact.
During the pandemic stay-home period, our team excelled with remote learning; helping educators with Google Classroom, and through MS Teams. We didn't slow down on our outreach, and this past school year, we reached over 154,000 students with over 1/3 engaged with remote learning. We feel great having a significant role today, and it's expanding in the upcoming school year.
Junior Achievement in the Wabash Valley
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Since 1965 Junior Achievement has been making a difference in the lives of Wabash Valley youth. JA programs support schools and educators by providing valuable kindergarten through high school classroom resources that are well-tested, hands-on programs taught by caring community and business volunteers. JA's programs focus on basic concepts of economics and show how education is relevant to the workplace. The sequential activities foster lifelong learning and help students make informed, intelligent decisions about their future. With a range of different programs, Junior Achievement teaches about concepts relating to entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and work readiness.
Effective July 1, 2016, Wabash Valley schools and students will be served by Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis. We welcome everyone who has been part of the successes in Wabash Valley. We are committed to serving the needs of the community and will be working to make the transition smooth. We appreciate all you have done to support Junior Achievement over the years. Our programs are the same and our mission to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy is the same. For more information, please email Annette McClellan or call 636-575-1675.
For a complete downloadable list of Elementary School Programs click here
For a complete downloadable list of Middle School Programs click here
For a complete downloadable list of High School Programs click here
Wabash Valley Mailing Address
Junior Achievement in the Wabash Valley
701 Wabash Ave. Suite #810
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Contact Annette McClellan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Cell: (636) 575-1675
Clark, Crawford, Cumberland, Edgar, Jasper, Lawrence, and Richland in Illinois.
Wabash Valley Volunteer Drive 2020
MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY
Serve as a JA volunteer and share your personal success story and professional experiences with students in your community. JA programs in the hands of JA volunteers set students on the path of understanding the connection between education and success in their lives and work.
Hall Of Fame
Where: The Ohio Building – 672 Ohio Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807 Times: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Junior Achievement in the Wabash Valley will host the Annual Hall of Fame Awards Dinner to celebrate local educators, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and volunteers. Click on the image for more information.
Table sponsorships are available for $500, Award Sponsorships are available for $1,000 and one Title Sponsorship is available for $3,000. To Find out more, please contact Annette McClellan email@example.com
JA Wabash Valley Partnership Opportunities
At Junior Achievement in the Wabash Valley, and Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis, we identify the two most important resources to helping build Work Readiness, Financial Literacy, and Entrepreneurship in our students.
Those Resources are Donation Dollars, and People to Volunteer. There are many ways to be involved with JA and to help us gain these key resources including:
- Volunteer to teach a class or classes (Program, materials, and teachers provided by JA for your convenience!) Volunteer Now! Donate to JA in the Wabash Valley (Click Here for online donation form!)
- Attend a JA in the Wabash Valley event (Such as "Let's Get Real", Lanes for Literacy, JA Hall of Fame Awards Banquet, etc.)
- Join our Advisory Board!
Interested in Having JA programs in your classroom? Feel Free to browse our curriculum guides and share them with your colleagues!
Wabash Valley Press Releases and Articles
Community Spotlight: Junior Achievement (WTHI-TV1,1/29/2019)
WTWO Coverage of Let's Get Real! (MyWabashValley.com, 9/19/2017)
Podcast Brett Taylor - Junior Achievement of the Wabash Valley (WIQB Talk Radio, 1/1/2019)
JA in the Wabash Valley Advisory Executive Committee
JA Wabash Valley Board Members
"Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."
"Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."
"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."