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Junior Achievement of the Heartland
2020-2021 Year End Statistics
Historically JA serves more than 50,000 students. With the impact of COVID-19, JA served more than 16,000 in the 2020-2021 school year.
More than 1,600 individual volunteers
More than 130 schools and youth organizations
Ranked as the 34th largest JA Area out of 105 in the U.S. based on the number of students served.
Ranked 21st in the U.S. based on student market share.
Volunteers, let's get back in the classroom!
- Training and kit of materials provided
- Easy-to-follow speaking points and materials for hands-on activities
- Five to six classroom visits. Each visit is about 30-40 minutes
- Classroom visits scheduled by volunteers and educators in a way that works best for both
Contact our team to learn more!
Senior Education Manager
Servicing Cedar (IA), Des Moines (IA), Henderson (IL), Lee (IA), Louisa (IA), Mercer (IL), Muscatine (IA), Rock Island (IL), Scott (IA), Warren (IL), and Washington (IA) Counties
New to the Crew
Are you passionate about helping young people succeed? This school year, more than 50,000 students will need your help throughout our region. Join our team and change a life forever!
Community Relations Director – Full-time
Capstone Coordinator – Part-time, Seasonal
Education Coordinator – Part-time, Seasonal
JA Taste of Achievement
Boos & Bites
Thursday, October 28, 2021
The Merrill Hotel, Muscatine
5 – 8:30 pm
Enjoy scarily tasty boos and bites from Muscatine area vendors! You’re sure to have a fun night with music, a silent auction, games, and more!
Drs David & Agnes Palmer
JA Titan Competition
Qualifying Rounds – November 16 & 17, 2021
The NEW JA Titan simulation brings business economics to life. As students work in teams, or on their own, to make financial decisions about production, marketing, research and development, and corporate social responsibility, they begin to see how every choice made in an organization relates to its future success. Teams have the opportunity to win scholarship dollars provided by Vickie Anne Palmer.
A Job Podcast for Young People
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