Category: Programs

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 6, 2020

Charles Schwab redefines “investment”

JA volunteers with Charles Schwab at 2019 JA Stock Market Challenge Whether they’re throwing strikes at Junior Achievement (JA) Bowl-A-Thon, hosting thousands high school students at the JA Stock Market...

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March 3, 2020

The Business of Space: Teens Develop ‘Mission to Mars’ Business Plan

Maybe engineers don’t always have to “reinvent the wheel,” but for those who are trying to build wheels on Mars rovers, they’ll at least want to get creative with the...

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February 17, 2020

The Business of Giving Back: Empowering Employees

Through corporate social responsibility (CSR), companies can motivate, inspire, and give employees a deeper sense of purpose. Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) partners are experts at employee engagement in the...

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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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January 14, 2020

The Business of Giving Back: Vision & Values

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...

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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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