Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada Program Overview
Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada offers over 20 experiential, hands-on programs that help students, in grades K-12, discover and apply entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy concepts and skills.
JA can help teachers achieve their goals by preparing students to understand educational requirements and succeed once they have finished school. In essence – JA reinforces what teachers do every day. All JA programs are correlated to Nevada State Standards.
Use these links to see how Junior Achievement programs can supplement what educators are already teaching at each grade level.
Engaging themes help K-5 students learn economic concepts through the Elementary School Program. Each theme builds on the previous and stresses the relationship between school and future success. Click here to view elementary school programs.
Middle School Programs
The Middle Grades Program emphasizes the importance of an education and staying in school while introducing students to economic concepts and information about the world of work, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship. Click here to view middle school programs.
High School Programs
The High School Program strives to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become productive citizens and workers. Click here to view all high school programs.
Capstone & Job Shadow Programs
JA Finance Park
Through hands-on classroom activities and site-based or virtual experiences, at JA Finance Park students build a foundation for making intelligent, lifelong personal-finance decisions. In Southern Nevada the program includes 12 hours of teacher lead lessons that culminate in a visit to a Capital One/JA Finance Park facility. Learn more.
JA Job Shadow Day
Did you know that for a commitment of just a few hours, your students can get an up-close look at careers and see the relevance of what is being taught in school? Learn more.
For information on how you can participate in JA programs email Lisa Tomlin-Kurr, or call 702-888-0512.