November is JA Entrepreneurship Month!!
A great, short time commitment opportunity, for local entrepreneurs to get in the classroom and share how they made, (or are currently making) the step to be a business owner!
The Homelander generation needs mentors to help them feel comfortable reaching for their goals. (Don't know waht a "Homelander" is? See bottom of page...) You could be the inspiration for a young entrepreneur to take a step towards their dreams.
One session, one class.
Make the difference in a young student's life.
Contact Melissa.Gleason@ja.org to learn more and connect with a local class.
Visit https://www.juniorachievement.org/web/ja-usa/entrepreneurs/ to see what's happening around the country.
Download the Lesson Outline below to get an idea of what the class experience can be.
How is Junior Achievement unique?
The JA delivery system provides the training, materials, and support necessary to bolster the chances for student success. The impact is measurable, too. Students who participate in Junior Achievement programs demonstrate a significant understanding of economics and business concepts. We invite you to take a closer look at our programs!
Click below to see a sample of our JA Global Marketplace Program designed for 6th Graders.
Who is this Generation??
Our work with these young students may require us to develop a new set of skills and a new level of emotional intelligence. They may need to hear different words of encouragement. They may need to be pushed to take risks and believe in the future more than their earlier counterparts did. While the world is still at their fingertips and communication with others globally is immediately available, this new batch of kids will approach life a bit more cautiously and safely. They’ll be forced to be more calculated and pragmatic in their planning. They may be compelled to grow up faster than the “postponed” Millennials before them. With this in mind, observe these young children and see what you conclude about the habits forming in their lives. Let’s lead them well.