STUDENTS WITH WORK READINESS, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, & FINANCIAL LITERACY
WHAT IS JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT?
JA helps students realize that the education they are getting today will help them to have a bright future tomorrow. JA’s unique, volunteer delivered programs, show them all of the possibilities that lay before them. They realize they can choose different paths; College? A specific trade? Start their own business? Through your participation as an organization or as an individual, these statistics below can begin to change in your community:
of U.S. students will not complete high school on time and earn a diploma.
of U.S. employers recognize that talent shortages impact their ability to serve clients & customers.
of Americans say that they have at some point in their lives felt their financial situation was out of control.
of millennials wish they had greater access to entrepreneurial education programs.
During the 2018-19 school year, JA Angelina County volunteers presented
throughout Angelina County Public School Districts, and impacted over
Junior Achievement inspires and prepares young people to succeed in the global economy. JA’s Circle of Impact is reserved for companies or individuals who prefer to support Junior Achievement in the form of a donation vs. a sponsorship. They make it possible for Junior Achievement (JA) to meet the increased program demands received from our local school districts and allow us to provide young people with the real-world skills they want and need, like how to manage money, and how to prepare for college or a career.
Thanks to our Sponsor:
We are extremely thankful to the generosity of the T.L.L. Temple Foundation, who funds many of our high school initiatives, and to the E.L. Kurth Jr. Charitable Foundation, who funds many of our Elementary and Middle School initiatives.