JA More Than Money (Grades 3, 4, and 5)
JA More than Money teaches students about earning, spending, sharing, and saving money, and businesses they can start or jobs they can perform to earn money. The program will meet the after-school programming needs of a diverse group of students by providing engaging, academically enriching, and experiential learning sessions in economic education.
JA It's My Business (Grades 6, 7 and 8)
JA It's My Business teaches middle grade students entrepreneurial skills through innovative activities that focus on filling a need, knowing your customer and product, being creative and innovative, and believing in yourself.
JA Business Ethics (Grades 9- 12)
JA Business Ethics enables students learn to recognize, analyze and apply basic terminology, theories and concepts common to the study of ethics. They explore and analyze their own ethical values and philosophy, establish ethical priorities and learn to evaluate their decision-making process.
JA Company Program (Grades 9, 10, 11 and 12)
JA Company Program puts theory to practice by as students develop their own money-making business from concept to business plan, financing, execution, sales and ultimately, growth or demise. The experience fosters understanding and appreciation of the opportunities and responsibilities each person has in the workplace.
"JA 4 Kids" - Parental Involvement Program
The JA 4 Kids Program is an initiative to reach every child in a school with the JA programs. Parents are actively involved by volunteering in each classroom so that all students can benefit from JA. This whole-school approach enables administrators, teachers, parents and students to work together to provide the JA experience. JA 4 Kids has completed its 9th year and continues to grow in popularity as schools are requesting more JA programs and more parents are taking an active role in their childrens' education.
"JA in a Day" - Corporate One-Day Program
This unique one-day program format involves community businesses teaming up with local schools to deliver the 5 session elementary curriculum to students throughout the course of a given school day. Students have the opportunity to learn from area business people and the employees are able to be involved in their community by volunteering during business hours. JA in a Day has completed its 8th year in Rhode Island.
JA Job Shadow - Capstone Program
JA Job Shadow program provides an engaging, academically enriching and experiential introduction to the world of work for middle & high school students. The program centers around a job shadow experience at a local business complemented by three classroom sessions focused on the topic of work readiness. For more information, watch the JA Job Shadow Orientation Video.