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Inspire and prepare young people to succeed

Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future

JA of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast's volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students in our community to dream big and reach their potential.

Why Junior Achievement?

JA helps students realize that the education they are getting today will help them to have a bright future tomorrow. JA's unique, volunteer delivered programs, show them all of the possibilities that lay before them. They realize they can choose different paths; College? A specific trade? Start their own business? Through your participation as an organization or as an individual, these statistics below can begin to change in your community:

> 20% of U.S. students will not complete high school on time and earn a diploma.

> 49% of U.S. employers recognize that talent shortages impact their ability to serve clients and customers.

> 36% of Americans say that they have at some point in their lives felt their financial situation was out of control.

> 91% of millennials wish they had greater access to entrepreneurial education programs.
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Which Way to JA

Corporate Donor

Your corporation can support the growing need for youth development in Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast by helping today's students with the critical skills and the character necessary to succeed in your 21st Century workplace.

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Individual Donor

Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can make a donation directly to JA of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast!

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Corporate Volunteer

By volunteering for JA through your organization, you can be in the classroom during work hours and you can share your experience and inspire young people to pursue their dreams.

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Individual Volunteer

Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can volunteer in your community directly with JA of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast!

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Educator

Quality volunteers from the community come into your classroom to deliver proven, hands-on programming that inspires students to understand the opportunities provided by education.

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Learn more about JA Programs

Not an Educator? Find out how you can get JA programs into your Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast school!

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20050
Students Reached Locally
2018-2019
870
Classes Locally
2018-2019
544
Volunteers Locally
2018-2019
66
Schools Reached Locally
2018-2019

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast Spotlight

At Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast, through our relevant, authentic, and experiential financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship programs, we are inspiring a generation to be financially capable and tenacious. The Florida counties we cover are: Palm Beach, Martin, Hendry, Indian River, and St. Lucie.

Read the Tomorrows are More Important than Ever

Tomorrows are More Important than Ever

With schools closed, Junior Achievement is providing free online resources to teachers and parents. See specific online classes for Elementary, Middle, and High Schools.

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Read the JA Programs can Integrate into Your Google Classroom!

JA Programs can Integrate into Your Google Classroom!

Teachers! Looking for content for your Google Classroom? Join Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast's Google Classroom for teachers! It has lots of content & activities for all grade levels and subjects. Once you join, you can use the content in your Google Classroom.

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Read the JA Partners with Keiser University Nursing Students!!

JA Partners with Keiser University Nursing Students!!

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure is excited to partner with Keiser University nursing students to teach our JA programs!

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Read the Junior Achievement Teacher of the Year in the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast!

Junior Achievement Teacher of the Year in the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast!

Congratulations to Karen Kummerlen, the Junior Achievement Teacher of the Year! She will be honored on March 21st at the 2020 JA Hall of Fame Benefit!

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