Junior Achievement USA Surveys of Parents and Teens Show Cost of School Supplies Presents a Financial Challenge for Most Families 78 Percent of Parents Plan to Buy Back-To-School Supplies at Brick-and-Mortar Stores; Only 8 Percent will Shop Online A new survey from Junior Achievement USA (JA) shows that 78 percent of parents plan to buy their... Read More About Back to School 2017 »
The annual $mart Women Make Change! is Junior Achievement's signature event to benefit the JA Girl$ program. JA Girl$ has educated more than 19,000 girls and young women in financial literacy, career readiness and entrepreneurship since 2006. The featured speaker for 2017 is Denise Johnson , group president of Caterpillar Inc. and Board member for Junior Achievement USA. ... Read More About 9th Annual '$mart Women Make Change!' to benefit JA Girl$ »
JA It's My Future® Grades 6-8 STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT: Career clusters, high-growth jobs, career planning, and creating a personal brand. FOLLOWING PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO: Explore potential careers, discover how to plan for a job, and learn how to keep it. Develop personal-branding and job-hunting tools for earning a job. ... Read More About JA Program Spotlight: JA It's My Future »
NEW RESEARCH REVEALS THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ CAREER AND COLLEGE PLANS AND AN ONGOING NEED TO ENGAGE GIRLS IN STEM Junior Achievement & EY survey of 13-17 year olds shows teens are changing plans based on the economy; surprising 91 percent know their future field of study Both boys and girls ages 13-17 know what kind of job they want after they graduate from... Read More About 2017 Teens & Careers Survey by Junior Achievement USA »
JA Be Entrepreneurial® Grades 9-12 Students learn about: Advertising, competitive advantages, financing, marketing, and product development Following participation in the program, students will be able to: Recognize characteristics and practices of successful entrepreneurs. Evaluate an entrepreneurial idea based on product, customer, and competitive-advantage... Read More About JA Program Spotlight: JA Be Entrepreneurial »
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