Volunteer with elementary school classroom

The Business of Giving Back: Vision & Values

January 14, 2020 9:21 pm

If you feel that businesses should give back to the community in which they operate, you are not alone. Research by Cone Comm found that 87% of people will buy a product because a company advocated for an issue they cared about. Also, CEOs across the world say that “impact on society” was their top… Read More



Group photo of JA High School Leaders

Three reasons why educators love the JA High School Leaders program

December 17, 2019 10:52 pm

As any Junior Achievement (JA) student would tell you, JA volunteers embody what it means to motivate others and give back to the community as role models. Through the JA High School Leaders program, young people don’t have to wait until they’re adults to become mentors. Teachers are jumping at the opportunity to engage JA… Read More



A new way to get middle school kids excited about learning

December 13, 2019 4:52 pm

Newton Middle School (Newton) educators are getting their students ready for the complicated, exciting world of adulthood in the most relevant way possible – by bringing Greenwood Village business professionals from Denver Tech Center into the local classroom down the street. Assistant Vice Principal Amy Rahne teamed up with Junior Achievement (JA) last month to… Read More



Centennial High School students with trophy at Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge

Alternative school students surpass traditional school peers in JA Stock Market Challenge

November 19, 2019 9:52 pm

At the Northern Colorado JA Stock Market Challenge, an enthusiastic and driven group of teens from Centennial High School defied all stereotypes and misconceptions of “alternative school kids” by taking home the first place trophy. Centennial High School fosters a unique setting for a diverse range of non-traditional learners who might not have the opportunity… Read More



Crowd of students cheering at Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge, presented by Wells Fargo

Investing in the future at JA Stock Market Challenge, presented by Wells Fargo

November 11, 2019 10:27 pm

When Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) high school students learn the ins and outs of the global economy, they don’t sit idly in a classroom. They compete in an exciting, realistic simulation of the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, trading and cheering throughout the high-energy game with teammates from their schools. The Fall 2019… Read More



Brittany Kinder with class

Douglas County Educator Empowers Colleagues to Achieve Their Classroom Goals with JA

October 3, 2019 7:34 pm

Brittany Kinder has been passionate about experiential learning all throughout her 18-year career with Douglas County School District. She became a fifth and sixth grade teacher at Summit View Elementary School because she admired the school’s focus on real-world education, which includes a partnership with Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA). Kinder says, “We aren’t just… Read More



Kelly Latterman

Junior Achievement Welcomes Kelly Latterman as Routt County District Manager

September 18, 2019 2:42 pm

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain is thrilled to welcome Kelly Latterman as its new District Manager for Routt County.  A Steamboat resident, Latterman will work directly with local schools and oversee Junior Achievement’s education programming, fundraising, events, and volunteer recruitment initiatives in Routt County. Started in Routt County just four years ago, JA now delivers programming for… Read More





1 2 3 38