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Junior Achievement

Boundless Futures through Education

Junior Achievement of Western PA is a nonprofit that inspires and prepares young people for success

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Western PA provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of a business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.


In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

Volunteers, begin here

Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

Schools and Parents, begin here


Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

Partners, begin here

Online resources for Western Pennsylvania Teachers and Parents

Junior Achievement of Western PA is providing free online resources to teachers and parents. We are doing this so our kids can spend more time planning for and dreaming about tomorrow, and less time worrying about today. We are committed to doing this until we can all be certain again.

Virtual Volunteer Experience

Volunteering in-person with Junior Achievement has been a rewarding experience for generations and today we offer virtual volunteering!

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Program Resources

I am a teacher, parent or student looking for stand-alone activities, facilitator guides, or ancillary resources that support learning.

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I want to support Junior Achievement of Western PA in the effort to provide free online resources to teachers and parents with a gift to my local JA.


Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania Spotlight

Photo of JA BizTown® with a street sign the reads

JA BizTown®

JA BizTown® is a fully interactive, mock town that simulates the day-to-day functions of thriving communities to help students connect what they learned in school with the realities of the business world and everyday life.

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JA BizTown®
Sample image of what the A Career Exploration Center© looks like.

JA Career Exploration Center©

  Where: Virtual

JA Career Explorer Center© helps young individuals confidentially plan their futures by providing a digital database of the latest information on internships, scholarships, job opportunities, and more, showcasing opportunities in the western Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia regions.

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JA Career Exploration Center©
View the details for JA Inspire® Presented By PSECU 2024

JA Inspire® Presented By PSECU 2024

  Where: Virtual Event
 When: Wednesday, January 10, 2024 9:00 AM

JA Inspire® presented by PSECU is a virtual career exploration hub that is designed to help students make the connection between their lives today and their careers tomorrow.

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JA Inspire® Presented By PSECU 2024
View the details for JA Stock Market Challenge Presented by Citizens

JA Stock Market Challenge Presented by Citizens

  Where: Stage AE
 When: Thursday, December 12, 2024 9:00 AM

The JA Stock Market Challenge presented by Citizens introduces learners in grades 9th-12th to the stock market. Participants learn the basics through JA Take Stock in Your Future and apply their learning in a fast-paced simulated stock market environment.

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JA Stock Market Challenge Presented by Citizens
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