Junior Achievement of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Inc. is approved as an Educational Improvement Organization for 2018-2019 through the Department of Community and Economic Development's Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program!  Please consider directing your EIO funds to JA to help us continue to grow and provide programs needed to help our children have successful futures! 

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Turlip at or 570-602-3600.



Calling All Volunteers!

As we gear up for the 2018-2019 school year, we are looking to confirm  enough volunteers are available to fill all of our program requests.

Volunteering for JA is fun and will change the lives of a classroom of students!  We provide all of the materials and a complete training program, all you need is your enthusiasm and a desire to help prepare the future generation!

Interested in learning more?  Call Maria DeLucca at 570-602-3600 or drop her an email at to learn more!

If you are ready to sign up for a class, please complete the form by clicking here and email it to Maria.













Join us for a great night out filled with food, fun and terrific prizes on Thursday, November 15, 2018!


Junior Achievement's Taste of Success raises much needed funds for programs teaching kids skills required for success as adults.  Bring your friends and listen to music by Fake Uncle Jack Duo, sample great food, wine and beer, and listen to Frankie Warren of Magic 93 to see if you win one of the many basket raffles or silent auction prizes!

Tickets are only $35 each, so click on the picture above to buy your tickets today!    

Questions?  Call Junior Achievement at 570-602-3600.


Taste of Success is generously sponsored by:






Thanks to our in-kind donors:





Back to School, Back to JA

The demand for Junior Achievement's programs has never been greater, and we need your help to provide even more programs during the 2018-2019 school year!  You can donate today by clicking here!

Our students need skills to enter the workforce, and Junior Achievement programs give them those high demand skills that employers are seeking.  By supporting Junior Achievement, you will help give kids the confidence to start a business, choose a career, and understand personal finance.  You will help them be prepared for the world of work and all of the challenges of adulthood as they gain the life skills needed to achieve success!  Help change a student's mindset from "I can't" to "I can"!




Founded by Robert Mericle, DiscoverNEPA highlights the northeastern Pennsylvania region, and Junior Achievement is proud to be a part of this community!  For more information about Discover NEPA, please click here.



What is Junior Achievement?

Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to preparing youth in the areas of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy.  Founded locally in 1968, we are ready to celebrate our 50th anniversary of providing programs that teach kids the importance of staying in school, and planning for their futures.  

We rely on contributions from businesses, individuals and foundations to provide our programs to over 12,000 students annually.  We can't change the lives of northeastern Pennsylvania children without your help!  Click on the picture below to learn why we do what we do!


Congratulations to the 2018 Business Hall of Fame Honorees:



          Chris Borton, Borton-Lawson                                    John C. Metz, Metz Culinary Management


2018 Entrepreneur of the Year:

Kristopher B. Jones, KBJ Capital





Thank you to our generous EITC donors that help make our programs possible for local students!