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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. (Grades 9-12)

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 program 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 program 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 program 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 Success equips students with the knowledge required to get and keep a job in high-growth industries. Students will explore the crucial workplace skills employers seek but often find lacking in young employees. Students also will learn about valuable tools to find that perfect job, including resumes, cover letters, and interviewing techniques. (Grades 9-12)

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

JA Digital Career Book 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 Digital Career Book
Classroom Based After School Virtual

JA Launch Lesson is a point-of-entry program delivered by community entrepreneurs. Students gain firsthand knowledge about starting a business and the entrepreneurial journey. (Grades 9-12)

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

JA Personal Finance 2.0 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

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