Category: Educators

April 20, 2021

JA Volunteer Returns to Same Teacher’s Class for 23 Years

JA volunteer Tom Cordova In 1998, Junior Achievement connected three individuals whose lives have never been the same since. Angela Burmeister, a JA staff member at the time, made presentations...

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January 19, 2021

Virtual Programs Provide “Relief” to Teachers

Left: Prairie View Middle School Counselor Melissa Nelson. Right: Dakota Ridge High School business marketing teacher Rachel Caliga. Prairie View Middle School Counselor Melissa Nelson was nervous about preparing her...

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June 25, 2020

20-21 JA Program Updates for Teachers

Teachers, join us for an upcoming webinar! We know a lot remains up in the air this coming school year.  We're here to help you!We've been working hard to refine Junior...

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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

Mariano Vazquez-Hernandez with student at Coronado Hills Elementary. The value of administrative professionals in education cannot be understated. They are the often the unsung heroes behind the scenes, organizing, planning,...

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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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