To re-engineer high school education to be more relevant, experiential, and authentically-connected to the complexities of the real-world in order to more fully prepare today’s students for the demands of tomorrow’s economy.
The JA Academy model is designed as a joint venture between JA, school systems and the business community where each entity integrates its core competencies to deliver an elevated level of learning. Through strategic partnerships we are able to bring together our expertise and resources to move public education from decades of learning in silos to infusing concepts and themes across subjects.
JA Academy breaks free from the traditional classroom to bring real world connectivity into the everyday academic experience. Through this unique design we are able to build a culture of success, deliver a powerful learning experience and establish best practices that create positive outcomes for our students and educators.
Creates a culture of camaraderie and success among students and educators.
Student engagement heightens as they discover the relevance of education.
Students acquire fundamental knowledge and skills for success.
Authentic Business Connectivity
Mentors & ADVISoRS
Students develop supportive relationships, which consistently deliver powerful positive effects on young people.
Students experience their professional possibilities and build a sense of optimism and motivation for their future.
Students are exposed to a diversity of professional environments & industries.
Blended Career Ready & Work Ready Focus
Fuels a students passion for future success and eases the transition to post-secondary education.
Students develop a comprehensive transcript that demonstrates a personal drive, determination and knowledge.
Captures students' interest and provokes critical thinking as students acquire and apply new knowledge.