• Blog: JA Every Day

    JA Director Goes Above & Beyond

    Paolo Diaz , director of K-8 programs for Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc., has made it an annual tradition to visit JA USA headquarters in Colorado Springs to take a photo by the signature JA triangle. This year, Paolo decided to … Continue reading


    September 8th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer




    Junior Achievement Proves Impact

    Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA-Rocky Mountain) partners with volunteers and teachers to inspire students to gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed and our efforts are paying off!  JA-Rocky Mountain employs an external evaluation consultant to measure our impact … 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. Colorado teens will be some of the first in the nation to experience the reimagined JA Company Program. Under the guidance of their teacher and a JA volunteer, students … 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




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