Junior Achievement of Central Maryland is an affiliate of Junior Achievement USA, founded in 1919 and now headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Junior Achievement reaches more than 4 million students each year through its 120 affiliates serving all 50 states.
JA is one of a few non-profits to use independent, third-party evaluators to gauge the impact of its programs. Since 1993, independent evaluators have conducted studies on JA’s effectiveness. Findings prove that JA, at all levels, is preparing students to develop successful financial management habits, empowering them to explore the potential of becoming an entrepreneur, and providing them the skills necessary to succeed in a global economy.
To learn more, visit JA USA here.