Mission: To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.
Programs: Elementary: introduce youth to economic realities and family-related resources. Instill a sense of responsibility for economic conditions into youth and give them a foundation on which to build.
middle school: focus on career choices and the necessity of education and financial planning. Introduce many business concepts, personal interest exercises, skills evaluations, etc.
high school: focus on career development, problem solving techniques, and workplace effectiveness. Develop interpersonal and communication skills and challenge students to get involved by becoming leaders in their communities.
Junior Achievement of East TN is such a solid contributor to our community's future leaders. The curriculum that JA uses is incredibly relevant to the success of the children in our schools and the future workforce. It is imperative that the children gain this knowledge.