High School Programs

  • JA Be Entrepreneurial uses interactive classroom activities to challenge students to start their own entrepreneurial venture while still in high school.  This program provides useful, practical content to assist students to transition into becoming productive, contributing members of society.
  • JA Career Success equips students with the tools and skills required for success in high-growth career industries, including STEM-related fields. Materials focus on critical thinking, collaboration, communication and creativity, with an emphasis on resumes, cover letters, interviews and digital profiles.
  • JA Company Program teaches students how to create and run their own business with the help of volunteers from the business community.  As students organize and operate their own business enterprise, they learn how businesses function and how the U.S. free enterprise system works.
  • JA Economics gives students the chance to examine the U.S. economic system, explore business operations, study the emerging global economy, and acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to function as competent citizens, workers and consumers.
  • JA Exploring Economics teaches concepts such as supply and demand and inflation, and teaches students about the effect that governments and individual have on the global economy and on the price of familiar commodities.
  • JA Finance Park (NEW) helps students build a foundation for making intelligent, lifelong, personal financial decisions through hands-on, realistic simulation experiences.
  • JA Job Shadow prepares students to be entrepreneurial thinkers in their approach to work. In-class sessions prepare students for a visit to a professional work environment, where they will face a series of challenges administered by their workplace hosts. Students learn how to research career opportunities and the skills needed to land and keep their dream job.
  • JA Personal Finance focuses on earning money; spending money wisely through budgeting; saving and investing money; using credit cautiously; and protecting one's personal finances.
  • JA Skills to Achieve offers students a stimulating and informative day on-site at a corporate setting. Company employees teach JA lessons in personal banking, credit, and soft skills strengthening, and provide students with a thorough understanding of their industry.
  • JA Titan provides students the opportunity to run a virtual company using this web-based program.  Students make decisions on price, production, marketing, capital investment and research and development.