JA Be Entrepreneurial®
By developing the essential components of a business plan, JA Be Entrepreneurial® challenges students to start an entrepreneurial venture while still in high school. Fore more information click HERE.
JA Career Success™
JA Career Success equips students with the tools and skills required to get and keep a job in high-growth career industries. For more information click HERE.
JA Economics® is a one-semester course that examines the fundamental concepts of micro-, macro- and international economics. This is not your grandfather’s economics course. While students receive standard textbooks and study guides, the JA volunteer helps the teacher bring economic theory to life. Typically, teachers in the course also use JA Titan or the JA Company Program. For more information click HERE.
JA Personal Finance®
Students participating in JA Personal Finance® recognize the fundamental elements of their personal finances: earnings, saving and investing, budgeting, credit, risk management, and giving. They apply these fundamental elements to a personal financial plan that allows them to set specific goals for their lifelong financial needs and desired quality of life. For more information click HERE.
JA Exploring Economics®
By making economics engaging and relatable, JA Exploring Economics® helps students better understand the impact they have on the economy as consumers and taxpayers, and teaches important personal financial lessons around spending, saving, and investing. For more information click HERE.
JA Titan® is a computer based business decision making simulation. Working with the JA volunteer, students compete in a cyber market right in their classroom. Teams make the basic economic decisions every business makes: pricing, quantity to produce, marketing, research and development, capital investment and charitable contributions. The decisions of each team in the classroom interact with those of the other teams in this dynamic activity. At the conclusion of the activity, the most successful teams have te opportunity to compete in local, regional and national competitions. For more information click HERE.
JA Company Program®
With the support and guidance of volunteer consultants from the local business community, the JA Company Program® provides basic economic education for high school students inside the economics classroom. By organizing and operating an actual business enterprise, students not only learn how businesses function, they also learn about the structure of the U.S. free enterprise system and the benefits it provides. For more information click HERE.