Changes Include Delaying Start of College, Working for Money, and Switching Career Plans, According to Research by JA and PMIEF Jacksonville, FLA -- Roughly half (49%) of Class of 2020 graduating seniors say their plans for after high school have changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new survey by Junior Achievement (JA) and the PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF).... Read More About Class of 2020 Survey: Half of Graduating Seniors Change Plans for After High School Due to COVID-19 »
Research by Junior Achievement Also Shows Teens' Top Concerns for the Future Jacksonville, Fla. – A new survey from Junior Achievement (JA) by research firm ENGINE Insights shows that two-thirds of teens (66%) are concerned about attending school in-person this fall, with a significant percentage (39%) responding that they are "extremely" or "very" concerned. Nearly three-in-four teens... Read More About Back-to-School Survey: Two-Thirds of Teens Concerned About Attending School In-Person this Fall »
Meet Amberly Archer, Junior Achievement of North Florida Program Manager for Southside and Mandarin Where are you from? I was born and raised in Orange Park, a smaller town just outside of Jacksonville! How did you get started with Junior Achievement? I started volunteering with JA back when I was 15 years old and loved the people and the platform. After... Read More About Meet Our Staff Series: Amberly Archer, Program Manager for Southside & Mandarin »
Mary Ann Callahan will take over as chair on July 1 Jacksonville, Fla., June 29, 2020 – Junior Achievement of North Florida is pleased to announce Mary Ann Callahan is the new chair of the board of directors. Callahan will take over the leadership role on July 1. She has previously served on the executive committee as vice-chair and secretary. “Junior Achievement is... Read More About Junior Achievement of North Florida Welcomes New Board Chair »
Why JA? And Why Now? A Response to the Uncertainty and Inequity Facing Gen Z The economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis has impacted everyone. But it has been particularly challenging for certain groups -- including young people. Click the button below to read the full report and learn more on: Growing Up in a Time of... Read More About Why JA? And Why Now? »
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