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JA In A Day

A complete day of JA Education

What is JA in a Day?

JA in a Day is a high impact way to deliver JA's lessons for a particular grade level all on the same day. Some schools choose to have every grade receive JA programming on the same day. "JA in a Day" is a unique opportunity as it offers volunteers a great opportunity to get involved with Junior Achievement without juggling schedule conflicts or long-term commitments.  

What Do Volunteers Do?  

The volunteers participate in a training session (on-site at your location or at our office) prior to the event where they will obtain their classroom materials and teacher assignments. On the day of the event, volunteers conduct the lessons in the assigned classrooms. 

What Is the Role of the Teacher?

During the event, teachers are present in the classroom at all times to partner with the volunteers, help maintain discipline and answer any of the volunteer's questions.

What Is JA Staff's Role?

JA staff plans and coordinates the day and is at the school to help if needed.

What Is My Time Commitment?

Usually 4.5 hours. Volunteers arrive at the school around 8:30-9:00 a.m. and begin lessons. Typically, volunteers are done between 1 and 2 p.m.

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2021 Aberdeen Bowl-a-Thon

When: Monday, 06 Dec 2021
Where: Village Bowl
Time: 3:30 PM CST

JA Bowl-A-Thons provide an opportunity for companies and groups to have a staff-outing, build camaraderie, and network with other companies during a fun afternoon in support of JA!

2022 Great Shots Fore The Kids

When: Monday, 24 Jan 2022
Where: Great Shots
Time: 12:00 PM CST

No golf experience needed!

Play for fun or compete against another team.

JA 2022 Inspire

When: Tuesday, 15 Feb 2022
Where: Sioux Falls Convention Center
Time: 8:00 AM CST

More than a career fair, JA Inspire brings together the business community and local schools to help launch middle school students into their futures: high school, college, and careers beyond.

2022 Stock Market Challenge

When: Wednesday, 27 Apr 2022
Where: Sioux Falls Convention Center
Time: 6:00 PM CST

Adult teams will compete during the Virtual Stock Market Challenge investing $1M to secure the best ROI during 60 "days of trading"

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