How long have you been involved with JA? We are going on twelve years now! What got you involved? I first saw the notification on one of our campus newsletters [at Collins Aerospace] for a company-sponsored volunteer event involving teaching students. Before I got my degree in IT, I was actually looking to get my degree in becoming a teacher. I... Read More About JA Volunteer Spotlight: Cindie Holtz »
Junior Achievement's mission to help inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy is exactly what we need in our society. by Haley Bracken As a current senior in high school, I have faced many important questions with unknown answers. What does the future hold? What do I want to do in college? How can I ensure that I will be successful? I am... Read More About Junior Achievement Builds Confidence on the Way to the Future »
Program Had Been Discontinued by Hartford Consortium for Higher Education Junior Achievement of Southwest New England is proud to announce that it is adding the Jr. Apprentice program to its portfolio. The Jr. Apprentice program, which has connected Hartford youth to mentors and provided work experience in fields of interest– was to shut down this year. Instead, the program... Read More About Junior Achievement Announces Plans to Operate Jr. Apprentice Program »
Local Students – from Elementary School through High School – to Learn About College Life, Financial Literacy Students from across the region will attend a day of education that blends financial literacy and a first look at a college campus as part of a dynamic partnership between Junior Achievement of Southwest New England and the University of Hartford Athletics. “Hawk Nation... Read More About Junior Achievement Partners with University of Hartford for Hawk Nation Education Day »
Local Students Learn About Technology and Potential Careers Junior Achievement Job Shadow offers students a unique opportunity: a visit to a professional work environment to gain insights into how to find and keep a fulfilling career. Junior Achievement of Southwest New England recently hosted one of its most popular annual job shadows, a visit to the... Read More About Enfield High School Students Participate in Junior Achievement’s Job Shadow Program at Microsoft »
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