Category: Educators

May 7, 2020

Adams 12 Five Star Schools Named JA’s 2020 Advocate of the Year

JA's Advocate of the Year is presented by TIAA Adams 12 Superintendent, Chris Gdowski, visiting a classroom. Photo Credit: Adams 12 Five Star Schools Each year, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA)...

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May 4, 2020

Helping Troubled Youth Build a Positive Future, Paul Rosenthal Named JA’s 2020 Educator of the Year

JA-Rocky Mountain's 2020 Educator of the Year is presented by TIAA. Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain is proud to name Paul Rosenthal as its 2020 JA Educator of the Year, presented by...

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March 24, 2020

2020 JA-Rocky Mountain Educator & Volunteer of the Year Award Nominees, presented by TIAA

Each year, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) invites the community to nominate educators and volunteers for the JA Educator of the Year Award and JA Volunteer of the Year Award,...

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March 11, 2020

We’re accepting nominations for JA’s 2020 Volunteer & Educator of the Year

Do you know an exceptional educator who has partnered with Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA), or a volunteer who has delivered JA lessons to students? Nominate them today for JA's 2020...

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February 12, 2020

Behind the scenes, this school’s office manager builds bridges in the community

The value of administrative professionals in education cannot be understated. They are the often the unsung heroes behind the scenes, organizing, planning, and problem-solving every day to make sure that...

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February 6, 2020

The value of handshakes and hands-on education

David Haining teaches Severance High School students business and technology skills they need for the future No matter the changes in his life and career, David Haining has always been...

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December 17, 2019

Three reasons why educators love the JA High School Leaders program

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...

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December 13, 2019

A new way to get middle school kids excited about learning

JA volunteers bring hands-on learning to Newton students Newton Middle School (Newton) educators are getting their students ready for the complicated, exciting world of adulthood in the most relevant way...

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November 19, 2019

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

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...

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