Inspiring Student Success
Junior Achievement (JA) empowers young people to own their economic success. Our volunteer-delivered, K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire kids to dream big and reach their potential.
Enhancing Communities in Hampton Roads
Through an innovative partnership between the business community, educators and volunteers, Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads helps young people connect with relevant learning and the importance of staying in school. JA inspires students to develop competitive skills and confidence. Their success bolsters the local workforce and contributes to economic growth.
What's new in Hampton Roads
JA of Greater Hampton Roads has been elected as recipient of the 2012 Peak Performance Team Award! The Peak Performance Team Award recognizes superior annual performance by a Junior Achievement Area staff team. Thank you to everyone who supports our mission and helps us to succeed in inpiring our students.
We our pleased to announce the implementation of JA Finance Park® Virtual. JA Finance Park is an economics education program providing students with the opportunity to develop personal money management skills, acquire personal finance, and prepare for financial decisions and challenges in their adults lives. The JA Finance Park curriculum is designed to be taught by classroom teachers. At the culmination of the curriculum, students experience JA Finance Park® Virtual where they put into practice what they’ve learned about economic options and the principles of budgeting through a real-world simulation.
During the 2012-2013 school year we will have piloted this program with over 200 students in 5 schools! If you are interested in having JA Finance Park in your school, please contact us today!
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