Program Description and Frequently Asked Questions
- Was implemented in over 30 South Dakota communities
- Impacted over 9,000 SD students
- Brought over 400 business executives and community leaders into middle & high school classrooms
"Nearly 40% of teens believe that lying, cheating, or violence are acceptable behaviors and are necessary to succeed." (Deloitte Touche and JA Worldwide Ethics 2007 Survey)"JA Excelling through Ethics is an effective and fun way to teach high school students the importance of responsible and ethical behavior both inside and outside the business world." — Don Marker, JA Volunteer"…no matter what career I decide, ethics will play a big part. It shows what I believe and how I may act in certain situations…" —Morgan Stern, SD High School Student
Is there a guide or lesson plan to follow?
Will I receive training prior to my presentation?
Will there be a teacher in the classroom?
How long will my presentation to the students be?
Will there be a JA representative present if I have questions on the day of the event?
How many students will be in my class?
What do I wear to the presentation?
Where do I park at the school?
Where do I go once I arrive at the school?
May I bring treats or a small business promotion item?
Will media be present for the event?
"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."