Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, Inc.
At Junior Achievement, we believe that by investing in our youth’s economic futures today, we can change their tomorrow.
The purpose of Junior Achievement, established in Las Vegas in 1996 and nationally in 1919, is to empower young people to own their economic success. At Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, we believe that by investing in our youth’s economic futures today, we can change their tomorrow. Together with business leaders, schools and volunteers, we teach young people how to make smart financial decisions, prepare them for the workforce and become entrepreneurs. By inspiring them to dream big and see a world of limitless opportunity, we can make the future better for all of us. Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada's success lies in our unique delivery model which contains four distinct advantages:
• Delivery System of diverse volunteers who serve as presenters in the classroom;
• Flexible, Proven Curriculum supported by discussion guides and activity materials that are enhanced by volunteers' personal experiences;
• Experience-Based-Learning to enable students to gain knowledge through a variety of age-appropriate, hands-on activities to help them understand the relationship between school learning and successful participation
• Volunteer and Teacher Training that provides orientation and refresher training programs each semester plus to staff support, program resources, and ongoing services throughout the year.
Donate or start a fundraiser