• Volunteer Resources

    Training Videos (3-5 minutes each)

    Preparing For Your JA Class


    • 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

    1st Grade – Our Families

    2nd Grade – Our Communities

    3rd Grade – Our City

    4th Grade – Our Region

    Middle School Teaching Tips and Supplements

    JA Economics for Success

    JA Global Marketplace

    JA It’s My Business

    JA It’s My Future

    Volunteer Today
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    While JA’s mission centers on teaching financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship to as many students as possible, there is a concentrated effort to reach low income students in our communities. During the 2014/15 school year, 46% of the students who participated in JA … Continue reading

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