Research by Junior Achievement Shows Teens' Interest In Startups Is Still High, Despite Pandemic's Impact on Small Business Jacksonville, Fla. – A new survey for Junior Achievement (JA) by research firm ENGINE Insights shows that teens remain open to becoming an entrepreneur and starting a business despite the impact of COVID-19 on U.S. small businesses. Two-thirds (66%) of teens... Read More About Survey: The "New Normal" Hasn't Dampened Teens' Interest in Becoming Entrepreneurs »
New JA Alumni Research Released Ipsos, one of the world’s leading market research firms, surveyed JA Alumni to learn the impact Junior Achievement had on them. Some key findings: The... Read More About The Ipsos/JA Alumni Report »
Meet Steve St. Amand, President of Junior Achievement of North Florida. Where are you from? I am a first generation American and I was born and raised in Biddeford, Maine, a small town in southern Maine where so much of the mill-working population was French Canadian and spoke French that I did not learn to speak English until I was 10 years old. I went to college... Read More About Meet Our Staff Series: Steve St. Amand, President »
Teams can sign up now for the fundraising event to raise money for JA programs for local students Junior Achievement of North Florida will be hosting a Virtual Trivia Night on June 9 to raise money to support local JA programs for students from kindergarten to 12th grade. JA of North Florida is currently signing up teams to participate in the online fundraiser which will be held... Read More About Junior Achievement of North Florida to host Virtual Trivia Night in June »
Meet Carly Norton, the Program Manager for Westside and JA Girl$ programming. Q: Where are you from?
A: St. Augustine, FL Q: How did you get started with Junior Achievement?
A: Moving back to Jacksonville and finding an opportunity to continue to impact students led me to JA! After years in the classroom and school operations, I was excited... Read More About Meet Our Staff Series: Carly Norton, Program Manager, JA Girl$ and Westside »
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