Category: Programs

May 10, 2021

Students Become CEOs through JA Titan

A view from inside the JA Titan simulation. It's not every day that teens get a chance to experience for themselves what it's like running a company. But that is...

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October 6, 2020

JA and Techstars to Host Series of Virtual Town Halls for Teens

As an extension of its digital learning resources and virtual experiences this school year, Junior Achievement is partnering with Techstars to present a series of virtual town halls for teens...

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September 14, 2020

Arrow Electronics Sponsors JA Initiative for Denver Students in Economically Disadvantaged Communities

Arrow Electronics is supporting a Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) initiative that will deliver increased programming to K-12 students in economically disadvantaged communities in Denver. The effort is designed to promote...

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September 2, 2020

Reinventing JA Programs for a Virtual World

Above: JA's Virtual Finance Park simulation, presented by Transamerica. We know this has not been an easy year for parents, teachers, or students. That’s why Junior Achievement is stepping up...

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July 16, 2020

A Look Behind the Scenes as JA Prepares for Schools to Reopen

A quick pivot to digital programming in the Spring was an unexpected challenge for us. Little did we know at the time this would just be an audition for designing...

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July 9, 2020

Teen Raises $32,000 to Fight Childhood Leukemia

Highlands Ranch student Ainsley Messenger awarded EY Youth Scholarship for her efforts. Highlands Ranch teen Ainsley Messenger was “in shock” to learn that she was awarded a youth scholarship by...

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May 25, 2020

New JA Alumni Survey Demonstrates Impact of JA for Participants and Communities

A new survey of 1,002 Junior Achievement alumni conducted by Ipsos, one of the world’s leading market research firms, finds that JA programs had a strong impact on JA participants’...

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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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