• Volunteer Resources

    Training Videos (3-5 minutes each)

    Preparing For Your JA Class

    General

    • Alignment to Colorado State Standards - Overview for how Junior Achievement programs support educational standards, with links for elementary, middle and high school programs which detail the alignment of individual lessons
    • JA Finance Park - An overview of JA’s financial literacy simulation in which middle and high school students immerse themselves in a reality-based decision making process addressing aspects of individual and family budgeting.

    Elementary School Teaching Tips and Supplements

    Kindergarten – Ourselves

    1st Grade – Our Families

    2nd Grade – Our Communities

    3rd Grade – Our City

    4th Grade – Our Region

    5th Grade – Our Nation

    Middle School Teaching Tips and Supplements

    JA Economics for Success

    JA Global Marketplace

    JA It’s My Business

    JA It’s My Future

    JA Finance Park

    High School Teaching Tips and Supplements

    For volunteers facilitating JA Company Program and/or JA Be Entrepreneurial, visit the Student Station for program resources.

    JA also encourages volunteers to connect with each other through the Volunteer Leadership Council. Learn more here.

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