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Parent Resources

Parents, did you know?

  • JA is a nonprofit organization that teaches students about money, careers, and business ownership.  
  • JA is in 35 communities across South Dakota.
  • JA impacted over 54,700 students in 2017-18.  
  • Community members and businesses support JA financially to bring JA to students at no cost to the school ($25 per child). 
  • JA is a worldwide organization reaching over 10.6 million students globally.

We hope you will share these supplements with your children! These materials will provide them with additional information, learning opportunities, and experiences that support their learning experience with Junior Achievement!

Kindergarten - JA Ourselves®


1st Grade - JA Our Families®


2nd Grade - JA Our Community®


3rd Grade - JA Our City®


4th Grade - JA Our Region®


5th Grade - JA Our Nation®


Middle and High School Resources

JA My Way™ provides students tips and tools for careers (resumes, job matches, etc.), finances (buying a car, saving for college, etc.), and how to start a business. 
JA Build Your Future® helps teens explore potential future income from a desired career and evaluate the cost of post-secondary education to help them make informed decisions.
In the JA Success Park® app, you are an amusement park employee and learn the skills you need to compete in today's job market by exploring rides and attractions.

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