• Thank a Teacher Today!

    Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4  to 8, 2015.  Junior Achievement would like to thank all of the wonderful teachers who welcome JA volunteers into their classrooms.  We appreciate you!


    May 4th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Students


    Partner Profile: Nelnet

    Nelnet is working to make educational dreams possible.  Headquartered in Lincoln Nebraska with locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, Nelnet associates serve customers throughout the education life cycle, helping families plan and pay for college. Nelnet makes another very important … Continue reading


    April 30th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners


    “Through JA, I can empower a young person”

    Nicole Staudinger’s first experience with Junior Achievement dates back nearly 15 years. As a new officer for FirstBank, Nicole was introduced to Junior Achievement through the JA Bowl-A-Thon. She started volunteering in the classroom and after her first class of … Continue reading


    April 29th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Northern Colorado/Wyoming, Volunteer


    Professional and Personal Transformation

    By Andy Silver, State Farm Agent and JA Volunteer Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. has played an important role in my life as a business owner and volunteer.  I first volunteered with JA through a program called JA Business Week, designed … Continue reading


    April 17th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer


    Man on the Street: Financial Literacy

    April is National Financial Literacy Month and we hit the street to talk to parents and teens about credit, budgeting and personal finance. Credit What is compound interest? Why is it important to keep your credit card information secure? Learn … Continue reading


    April 6th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Financial Literacy


    Fogo de Chão offers special to support JA

    Join us on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Fogo de Chão for an unforgettable dining experience that supports Junior Achievement. A special $50 menu is being offered and 100% of the dinner package is donated back to JA. Take advantage … Continue reading


    March 27th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Events


    Free Programs: How it’s possible

    How many times have you heard the phrase “There’s no such thing as a free lunch”? We are taught from an early age to be skeptical of things that seem too good to be true. So it’s not surprising that … Continue reading


    February 27th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Educator, Partners


    The Real Volunteer Experience Video

    Volunteers embody the heart of Junior Achievement. Our passionate volunteers transform the key concepts of our lessons into a message that inspires and empowers students to believe in themselves, showing them they can make a difference in the world. We understand … Continue reading


    February 27th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer


    “I found my niche”

    Charles McCarthy found his place in Junior Achievement while talking with a friend, Bob Yager. Bob challenged Charlie with the simple task to “teach the kids.” Bob invited Charlie to be a guest presenter for his  8th grade JA class where he … Continue reading


    February 25th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Northern Colorado/Wyoming, Volunteer


    2015 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Photo Gallery

    A record number of attendees paid tribute to Colorado’s distinguished business leaders at the unforgettable 26th annual Colorado Business Hall of Fame held on January 29 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. Junior Achievement (JA) students had … Continue reading


    February 4th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Events


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