• Junior Achievement Proves Impact

    During 2013/14, our research and evaluation team partnered with an external evaluator, Quantitative Research Evaluation & Measurement (QREM), to analyze our student impact. The quality of our programming was centered on measuring students’ understanding of our three pillars – Financial … Continue reading


    August 28th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Programs


    “I love working with educators and schools”

    As a Horace Mann insurance agent, Jerry Glunz works to build business relationships with schools by sponsoring school activities and educating educators about financial matters.  Along the way, Jerry has found time to volunteer with JA. “I heard about JA … Continue reading


    August 28th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer


    The (New!) JA Company Program

    Junior Achievement’s Flagship Program Since 1919. Preparing Teen Entrepreneurs For 2019. Denver is one of 14 incubator sites included in the learning launch for the reimagined JA Company Program. The new online course will engage students with digital e-learning tools, … Continue reading


    August 28th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Programs


    JA-Rocky Mountain, Inc. Wins International Award for Excellence & Innovation

    Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA-Rocky Mountain) has won a 2014 MetLife Foundation “Sowing the Seeds of Entrepreneurship” Award, representing a grant of $10,000 for outstanding innovation and entrepreneurial approach to program development that enables youth to own their economic future. … Continue reading


    August 20th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners


    “It only matters where you choose to go!”

    When Tonya Mazurek, Vice President, Business Banking Officer at BBVA Compass, was asked to volunteer for BBVA’s semiannual JA in a Day, she eagerly stepped up. “I loved the idea that I could possibly make a difference in just one … Continue reading


    July 29th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer


    JA Students Poised for Success

    The impact Junior Achievement makes on a student today has been proven to have benefits for a lifetime. A survey of JA alumni found that: 94% report that JA makes them confident about working effectively in a team environment 90% … Continue reading


    July 1st, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Students


    Partner Profile: Comcast Wholesale

    Junior Achievement has appreciated a decade-long partnership with Comcast, and was thrilled when Matt McConnell, Senior Vice President and GM of Comcast Wholesale, joined the JA Board of Directors in early 2014. Under Matt McConnell’s leadership, the mass media and … Continue reading


    June 27th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners


    Colorado Students Attend JA National Student Leadership Summit

    For the first time ever, students from Colorado were selected as finalists for the national JA Company of the Year and JA Business Plan Challenge competitions. The finals were part of the JA National Student Leadership Summit held June 16 … Continue reading


    June 27th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Programs, Students


    JA Business Week Company Advisor Leads by Example

    Rewind a few years to a warm, sunny June day at the Johnson & Wales campus, and you’ll find Rondah Frierson checking in as a student participant at JA Business Week. In fact, Rondah attended the summer program twice during … Continue reading


    June 26th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Students, Volunteer


    “I learned to take risks in the business world”

    As a two year JA Business Week student, I’ve sat through many workshops all surrounding the idea of business. One of the more interesting and beneficial workshops I’ve attended was sponsored by Go Daddy and presented by Darrin Foster, president of Oogie’s … Continue reading


    June 25th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners, Programs


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