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Junior Achievement

Boundless Futures through Education

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin - Portage Wood Counties Area is a nonprofit that inspires and prepares young people for success

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin - Portage Wood Counties Area provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of a business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.

Volunteers

In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

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Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

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Partners

Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

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Portage & Wood Counties Area Spotlight

Volunteer Now

Current Volunteer Openings in Portage & Wood Counties

  Where: In-Person: Portage & Wood Counties Area
 Time Investment: 1-6 Hours

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin provides volunteers with training that is simple and relatable; programs that are engaging and fun; and a classroom full of eager kids ready to learn from you!

As a JA volunteer, you will inspire kids to achieve a more fulfilling career and life by contributing your professional insights and personal experiences to the programs you teach.

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Current Volunteer Openings in Portage & Wood Counties
JA Financial Literacy Courses Here to Help

New Wisconsin Law Mandates Financial Literacy Courses for High Schools

Wisconsin recently became the 24th state in the country to enact a law requiring high school graduates to complete a semester-long course in financial literacy. Wisconsin schools can fulfill this mandate with a semester-long curricula offered by Junior Achievement of Wisconsin.

JA Financial Literacy, part of the JA High School Experience courses, is a one-semester, teacher-led course that equips high school students with foundational personal finance skills.

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New Wisconsin Law Mandates Financial Literacy Courses for High Schools
View the details for JA Young Entrepreneur Competition: Statewide

JA Young Entrepreneur Competition: Statewide

  Where: Virtual Event
 When: Wednesday, March 06, 2024 3:30 PM

Tune in as four young student entrepreneurs from across the state of Wisconsin compete in front of a panel of celebrity judges pitching their business endeavors to win a $10,000 scholarship grand prize.

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JA Young Entrepreneur Competition: Statewide
60326
Students Reached Locally
2020-2021
2378
Classes Locally
2020-2021
426
Volunteers Locally
2020-2021
507
Schools Reached Locally
2020-2021
204647
Contact Hours Locally
2020-2021

Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc-Portage and Wood Counties Area.

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