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Grades 9-12 - JA All About Cars introduces students to the essential costs related to buying and operating a first car, and offers tips on being a smart consumer when purchasing a vehicle.

Education Level: High School
Financial Literacy High Financial Literacy
Entrepreneurship Minimal Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness Minimal Work Readiness
Learn More About JA All About Cars
Classroom Based After School Virtual

JA Be Entrepreneurial is a reimagined, modular learning experience that teaches students about the mindset and the skills needed for success by aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators who add value to any organization. In JA Creative Problem Solving, students learn and apply design thinking, an innovative process for problem solving used by entrepreneurs (and intrapreneurs) to brainstorm customer-centric ideas. (Grades 9-12)

Education Level: High School
Entrepreneurship High Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness Moderate Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Minimal Financial Literacy
Learn More About JA Be Entrepreneurial® (Creative Problem Solving)
Classroom Based After School Virtual

JA Be Entrepreneurial is a reimagined, modular learning experience that teaches students about the mindset and the skills needed for success by aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators who add value to any organization. In JA Rapid Business Planning, students learn about the Lean Model Canvas, the strategic management template for developing business models. (Grades 9-12)

Education Level: High School
Entrepreneurship High Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness Moderate Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Minimal Financial Literacy
Learn More About JA Be Entrepreneurial® (Rapid Business Planning)
Classroom Based After School Virtual

JA Be Entrepreneurial is a reimagined, modular learning experience that teaches students about the mindset and the skills needed for success by aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators who add value to any organization. In JA Think Like an Entrepreneur, students develop a mindset that enables opportunity identification, innovation, value creation, and problem solving. (Grades 9-12)

Education Level: High School
Entrepreneurship High Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness Moderate Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Minimal Financial Literacy
Learn More About JA Be Entrepreneurial® (Think Like an Entrepreneur)
Classroom Based After School Virtual

JA Career Exploration Fair is an event where students learn about a range of career options across multiple career clusters. (Grades K-12)

Education Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Minimal Financial Literacy
Entrepreneurship Minimal Entrepreneurship
Learn More About JA Career Exploration Fair®
Classroom Based After School Virtual

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)

Education Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Minimal Financial Literacy
Entrepreneurship Minimal Entrepreneurship
Learn More About JA Career Speakers Series®
Classroom Based After School Virtual

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)

Education Level: High School
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Moderate Financial Literacy
Entrepreneurship Moderate Entrepreneurship
Learn More About JA Career Success®
JA Here to Career This program is administered by JA of West Kentucky
Classroom Based After School Virtual

JA Here to Career provides middle and high school students with a unique opportunity to engage in detailed career exploration, with a focus on opportunities in their own community and regional area. State-of-the-art technology includes graphic depiction of careers; an assessment to provide students with suggestions on careers that best suit their interests, talents, and values; and the opportunity to explore postsecondary education requirements, cost, and regional opportunities. Grades (6-12) Visit https://career.ja.org/locations/107703 to check it out! Proudly Presented by U.S. Bank!

Education Level: Middle School, High School
Financial Literacy High Financial Literacy
Entrepreneurship High Entrepreneurship
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Learn More About JA Here to Career
Classroom Based After School Virtual

JA High School Heroes provides leadership development opportunities to high school students who deliver JA programs in elementary schools. (Grades 9-12)

Education Level: High School
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Minimal Financial Literacy
Entrepreneurship Minimal Entrepreneurship
Learn More About JA High School Heroes
Classroom Based After School Virtual

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.

Education Level: High School
Financial Literacy High Financial Literacy
Work Readiness Moderate Work Readiness
Entrepreneurship Minimal Entrepreneurship
Learn More About JA Personal Finance® 2.0
JA Real Jobs Real World This program is administered by JA of West Kentucky
Classroom Based

JA Real Jobs, Real World is a program that will guide our young people through their career searching process, from high school, to post-secondary education, to employment.

Education Level: High School
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Financial Literacy Moderate Financial Literacy
Entrepreneurship Minimal Entrepreneurship
Learn More About JA Real Jobs Real World
Classroom Based After School Virtual

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.

Education Level: High School
Financial Literacy High Financial Literacy
Work Readiness Moderate Work Readiness
Entrepreneurship Minimal Entrepreneurship
Learn More About JA Take Stock in Your Future®

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