High School Programs :: JA Be Entrepreneurial®
Junior Achievement gratefully acknowledges the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice for its support of the program.
JA Be Entrepreneurial, a new high school program, focuses on challenging students, through interactive classroom activities, to start their own entrepreneurial venture while still in high school. One of ten JA programs designed with the specific needs of upper grade students in mind, JA Be Entrepreneurial provides useful, practical content to assist students to transition into becoming productive, contributing members of society.
It helps bring these ideas to life. As a teacher I have to focus to get them interested in theory, but this really left me making a connection, getting practical applications. – (Teacher)
This program makes entrepreneurship seem like a more attainable goal. Most of the time when you think about people starting a business it seems really hard. With this you see the pros and cons of it and realize all that has gone into it. – (Student)
I’m an entrepreneur, so I’ve done what this is all about. In fact, I would give this teaching guide to a couple of my guys in the business with me. I think it’s very good. – (Volunteer)
Business Plan Template (for Students)
On Your Own Activities (for Students)
Podcasts (for Students, Volunteers, and Teachers)
Supplemental Sessions (for Volunteers and Teachers)
Be sure to visit the Resource Room for helpful links.
To learn more about receiving this program in your area, contact your local JA office.