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Category: Educators

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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October 3, 2019

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

Brittany Kinder with Summit View Elementary School students Brittany Kinder has been passionate about experiential learning all throughout her 18-year career with Douglas County School District. She became a fifth...

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June 19, 2019

2019 JA Volunteer, Advocate, and Educator Award Recipients

Each year, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) formally recognizes outstanding JA champions who embrace the JA mission and go above and beyond to make JA a positive and powerful experience for...

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May 8, 2019

Former Teacher Reconnects with Her Passion through JA Company Partnership

JA volunteer and Lockton employee, Monique Auriemma (back, right), teaches JA in a Day to an elementary school class Monique Auriemma’s love for volunteering with Junior Achievement (JA) began in...

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May 6, 2019

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain Educator of the Year Award Nominees 2019

Each year, Junior Achievement invites the community to nominate educators for JA’s Educator of the Year Award. These individuals go out of their way to make the JA experience a...

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April 10, 2019

When Educators and JA Collaborate, the Benefits are Far-Reaching

[caption id="attachment_17567" align="alignleft" width="700"] Ryan Stadler and Campbell Elementary School students read together in the school library[/caption] To implement Junior Achievement (JA) programs, educators and JA staff are successful when...

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March 18, 2019

Northern Colorado School Counselor Expands JA Scope Throughout Rural Community

[caption id="attachment_17402" align="alignleft" width="250"] Middle school students from Greeley explore their simulated budgets at the JA Finance Park Rockies booth[/caption] [caption id="attachment_17403" align="alignright" width="150"] Courtney Fay, Chappelow K-8 Arts Magnet...

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January 23, 2019

Steamboat Springs Middle School Teacher “Instrumental” in JA Growth

For some, teaching for 22 years would lead to a routine. However, for personal finance teacher Marco Cuevas, it is a continuous mission to find more innovative and engaging ways...

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November 7, 2016

Retired teacher lends experience to JA volunteering

[caption id="attachment_14116" align="alignright" width="361"] Susan Zapata shines as an exceptional JA volunteer[/caption] From finance directors and accountants, to CEOs, engineers and IT professionals, Junior Achievement (JA) volunteers come from all...

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