JA Programs

All JA curriculum is listed below. If desired, you can filter by first selecting a grade level, then a pathway.

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The Pathways 2 Careers program uses Junior Achievement's curriculum to prepare high school students to be workforce ready.

High School
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Minimal Financial Literacy
Entrepreneurship Minimal Entrepreneurship
Learn More About JA Pathways 2 Careers (P2C)

Program/Event Summary: Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas is teaming up with women from across the Charlotte area to inspire and prepare young ladies to consider various career paths, as well as business ownerships. There is no direct cost for attendees for this event, but registration is required to participate.

High School
Entrepreneurship High Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Minimal Financial Literacy
Learn More About JA Leading Ladies

The all-new JA IGNITE Virtual Career Exploration Fair is an interactive opportunity where students learn about a range of career options across multiple career clusters.

Middle School
High School
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Minimal Financial Literacy
Entrepreneurship Minimal Entrepreneurship
Learn More About JA Ignite Virtual Career Exploration Fair

Grades: 8-12 When: 2020-2021 School Year Where: Virtual

Middle School
High School
Financial Literacy High Financial Literacy
Entrepreneurship Minimal Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness Minimal Work Readiness
Learn More About JA Finance Park Virtual
Classroom Based

JA It’s My Future Blended Model offers middle school students practical information to help prepare them for the working world. Students will develop the personal-branding and job-hunting skills needed to earn a job. (Grades 6-8)

Middle School
Entrepreneurship High Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Minimal Financial Literacy
Learn More About JA It's My Future®
Classroom Based

Through engaging activities, JA It’s My Business! Blended Model provides middle school students an opportunity to experience the initial steps necessary to start a business. New program content provides an authentic entrepreneurial experience for students, with each session building up to a product-pitch competition. (Grades 6-8)

Middle School
Entrepreneurship High Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Minimal Financial Literacy
Learn More About JA It's My Business!®

JA It's My Job (Soft Skills) will help students understand the value of professional communication and soft skills, making them more employable to future employers across multiple career clusters. (Grades 6-12)

Middle School
High School
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Minimal Financial Literacy
Entrepreneurship Minimal Entrepreneurship
Learn More About JA It's My Job (Soft Skills)
Classroom Based

JA Launch Lesson is a point-of-entry program delivered by community entrepreneurs. Students gain firsthand knowledge about starting a business and the entrepreneurial journey. (Grades 9-12)

High School
Entrepreneurship High Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness Moderate Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Minimal Financial Literacy
Learn More About JA Launch Lesson
Classroom Based

JA Titan allows students to operate a virtual company through a Web-based simulation. The students' success depends on decisions about their product's price and their company's marketing, research and development, and business practices. Win or lose, students gain an understanding of how management decisions affect a company's bottom line. (Grades 9-12)

High School
Financial Literacy High Financial Literacy
Entrepreneurship Moderate Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness Moderate Work Readiness
Learn More About JA Titan®
Classroom Based

JA Company Program empowers high school students to fill a need or solve a problem in their community and teaches them practical skills required to conceptualize, capitalize, and manage their own business venture. (Grades 9-12)

High School
Entrepreneurship High Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Moderate Financial Literacy
Learn More About JA Company Program®
Classroom Based Virtual

JA Global Marketplace Blended Model introduces students to the global marketplace and the ways in which countries buy and sell from each other. Through completion of this program, students will gain an understanding of producers and consumers in the interconnected global market. (Grades 6-8)

Middle School
Financial Literacy High Financial Literacy
Work Readiness Moderate Work Readiness
Entrepreneurship Minimal Entrepreneurship
Learn More About JA Global Marketplace®
Classroom Based

JA High School Heroes provides leadership development opportunities to high school students who deliver JA programs in elementary schools. (Grades 9-12)

High School
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Minimal Financial Literacy
Entrepreneurship Minimal Entrepreneurship
Learn More About JA High School Heroes

JA Business Communications is a one-semester teacher-led course that equips high school students to focus on communication skills necessary to succeed in business. (Grades 9-12)

High School
Entrepreneurship High Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Moderate Financial Literacy
Learn More About JA Business Communications
Classroom Based

JA Financial Literacy is a one-semester teacher-led course that equips high school students with foundational personal finance skills.(Grades 9-12)

High School
Financial Literacy High Financial Literacy
Entrepreneurship Moderate Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness Moderate Work Readiness
Learn More About JA Financial Literacy

JA Introduction to Business and Technology 1 is a one-semester teacher-led course that introduces high school students to the basic skills necessary to succeed in business. Themes include teamwork, innovation, decision making, and ethics. (Grades 9-12)

High School
Entrepreneurship High Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Moderate Financial Literacy
Learn More About JA Introduction to Business and Technology 1

JA Introduction to Business and Technology 2 is a one-semester teacher-led course that introduces high school students to the basic skills necessary to succeed in business. Themes include personal skills like innovation, management functions, and accounting. (Grades 9-12)

High School
Entrepreneurship High Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Moderate Financial Literacy
Learn More About JA Introduction to Business and Technology 2

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