Category: Volunteers

June 3, 2020

Meet the JA Volunteer Who Has Worked with the Same Group of Students for Four Years, This Year Virtually

Malina Peterson Even a pandemic that forced students to learn from a distance didn’t stop Junior Achievement volunteer Malina Peterson from leading JA lessons with her group of Northeast Elementary...

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April 21, 2020

An Accountant by Trade and a Storyteller at Heart, Mark Wynne Named JA’s 2020 Volunteer of the Year

JA-Rocky Mountain's 2020 Volunteer Appreciation Week is presented by TIAA. Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain is proud to name Mark Wynne as its 2020 Volunteer of the Year, presented by TIAA. Since...

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April 2, 2020

One woman inspires 5,000 JA students (and counting)

After decades of teaching and eight years of volunteering with Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA), Susan Zapata is an expert with kids. She’s volunteered in 220 JA classes, making a...

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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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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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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

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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