Empowering young people to own their economic success.
MISSION: To empower young people to own their economic success and succeed in a global economy.
VISION: Junior Achievement of Central Virginia will be the essential partner in relationships between the educators, business leaders and community partners of Central Virginia for the benefit of all our youth.
PURPOSE: To bring role models from our business community into the classroom to deliver educational programs about free enterprise, economics, and personal finance, enhanced by their own real world experiences.
Ben Bernanke discusses the importance of Junior Achievement
Junior Achievement curricula are designed to teach elementary students about their roles as individuals, workers and consumers and prepare middle grade and high school students for key economic and workforce issues they will face. In addition to bringing the free enterprise system to life in the classroom, JA programs teach students the importance of staying in school.
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