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Elementary Schools

Elementary School Programs — 
5 weekly sessions/30-45 minutes per session
JA's elementary classroom programs offer integrated and sequential activities giving K-6th graders an authentic look at business and economic concepts, career exploration and workforce skills.
Ourselves® introduces students to the concepts of helping, working and savings.

Our Families® discusses the role of families in the local economy and teaches the differences between “wants” vs. “needs”.

Our Community® examines the roles of workers in the community, the work they perform and how communities work.

Our City® studies careers, the skills needed to work in specific careers, and how businesses contribute to a city.

Our Region® introduces students to different resources (natural, human and capitol) and their relationship with regional businesses.

Our Nation® provides practical information about businesses’ need for individuals who can meet the demand of the job market. Also introduces the concept of globalization of businesses.

JA More than Money® (after school program for ages 7-11) provides primary emphasis on entrepreneurship and financial literacy, with a secondary focus on work readiness. 6 sessions.

JA In A Day

JA In-a-Day programs are also available for elementary schools looking to conduct all program lessons in a given school day.