JA Connect Learning Pathways is Junior Achievement’s first self-guided student experience, featuring a flexible, modular repository of activities. The online activities give students an opportunity to acquire knowledge and to apply and practice new skills and behaviors inside or outside of the classroom. The self-guided activities can also be used independent from a JA program.
JA Connect Entrepreneurship ™
JA Connect Entrepreneurship provides self-guided, on-demand learning experiences and resources to high school students interested in entrepreneurship.
JA Connect Financial Literacy
JA Connect Learning Pathways is Junior Achievement’s first self-guided student experience, featuring a flexible, modular repository of activities related to financial literacy. The online activities give students an opportunity to find help as they learn how to invest and spend their earnings.
JA Connect Work and Career Readiness
JA Connect Learning Pathways features a flexible, modular repository of activities related to Work and Career Readiness. The online activities give students an opportunity to acquire knowledge and to apply and practice new skills and behaviors inside or outside of the classroom.
JA Connect Entrepreneurship Program Brief
JA Connect Overview Document
JA Connect Learning Pathways is Junior Achievement’s first self-guided student experience, featuring a flexible, modular repository of activities related to work and career readiness.
JA Career Speakers Series
In JA Career Speakers Series, a volunteer guest speaker visits the classroom and shares information about his or her career, work, and education experience. (Grades K-12)
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JA Career Success
JA Career Success is an engaging and comprehensive learning experience that introduces high school students to the workplace. As interns, students participate in realistic work experiences in multiple departments of a fictional company, Orbit Boom. The learning experience teaches soft skills and business best practices in the context of scenarios and assignments. The learning experience consists of seven 45-minute sessions and 10 optional sessions. (Grades 9-12)
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JA Company Program
JA Company Program empowers high school students to fill a need or solve a problem in their community and teaches them practical skills required to conceptualize, capitalize, and manage their own business venture. (Grades 9-12)
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JA Finance Park (Entry Level)
JA Finance Park is Junior Achievement’s capstone program for personal financial planning and career exploration. At the culmination of this teacher-led program, students visit JA Finance Park, a realistic on-site or virtual community, to put into practice what they've learned by developing and committing to a personal budget. (Grades 7-9)
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JA Financial Literacy
JA Financial Literacy is a one-semester teacher-led course that equips high school students with foundational personal finance skills.(Grades 9-12)
This course has received California A-G approval from High School Articulation, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, University of California.
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JA High School Heroes
JA High School Heroes provides leadership development opportunities to high school students who deliver JA programs in elementary schools. (Grades 9-12)
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JA It's My Business!
Through engaging activities, JA It’s My Business! Blended Model provides middle school students an opportunity to experience the initial steps necessary to start a business. New program content provides an authentic entrepreneurial experience for students, with each session building up to a product-pitch competition. (Grades 6-8) The program includes six 45-minute sessions, with additional extended learning activities and optional digital assets offered throughout.
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JA It's My Future
JA It’s My Future Blended Model offers middle school students practical information to help prepare them for the working world. Students will develop the personal-branding and job-hunting skills needed to earn a job. (Grades 6-8) The program includes six 45-minute sessions, with additional extended learning activities and optional digital assets offered throughout.
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JA Job Shadow Blended
JA Job Shadow Blended Model is a comprehensive experience that helps students design an individualized career path. Supporting blended as well as self-guided activities, JA Job Shadow provides a design-thinking structure for career exploration. (Grades 9-12) The program includes six 45-minute sessions and two opportunities for site visits with flexible implementation options based on local needs.
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JA Personal Finance 2.0
JA Personal Finance allows students to experience the interrelationship between today’s financial decisions and future financial freedom. To achieve financial health and wellness, they learn about money-management strategies, including earning, employment and income, budgeting, savings, credit and debt, consumer protection, smart shopping, risk management, investing, credit card usage, debt management, and net worth. (Grades 9-12) The program consists of eight 45-minute sessions with 3 additional modular sessions.
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JA Take Stock in Your Future
Through JA Take Stock in Your Future, students discover the benefits and challenges of investing in the stock market as part of a broader, long-term investment strategy and the risks and rewards of trading. (grades 9-12) The program includes five 45- minute sessions, with additional extended learning activities and optional digital assets offered throughout, including an optional online or site-based JA Stock Market Challenge competition.
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JA Titan is a simulation-based program in which high school students compete as business CEOs in the phone industry, experiencing firsthand how an organization evaluates alternatives, makes decisions, analyzes the outcomes of those decisions, and then strategizes what to do next. (Grades 9-12) The blended model comprises 11 sessions that include tutorial sessions, game-play strategy sessions, a competition session, and deep dive sessions. Participants complete a minimum of 5 sessions, in any order. An optional event or in-class competition may be included.
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Junior Achievement gratefully acknowledges Accenture LLP for their support of the development of the JA Connect Learning Pathways portal and sponsorship of the Work Readiness Pathway.
Junior Achievement gratefully acknowledges Ernst & Young for their continued support of JA's entrepreneurial programs including the JA Connect Learning Pathway for Entrepreneurship and JA Launch Lesson.
Junior Achievement gratefully acknowledges MarketWise for their support of JA's financial literacy programs on the JA Connect Learning Pathway - My Money to ensure students are prepared to be smart money experts.