Junior Achievement of Central Upstate New York 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 an 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
Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.Schools and Parents, begin here
Junior Achievement of Central Upstate New York 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.
Volunteering in-person with Junior Achievement has been a rewarding experience for generations and today we offer virtual volunteering!Learn More
I want to support Junior Achievement of Central Upstate New York in the effort to provide free online resources to teachers and parents with a gift to my local JA.Donate
Did JA make a difference in your life? Is there a story you want to share about how a JA mentor helped positively influence your life or career? Do you want to re-connect with JA and others who had "the JA experience?"Learn More
The JA Stock Market Challenge offers a chance for high school students to experience the stock market firsthand in an exhilarating on-line competition that caps the exciting high school program!Learn More
JA Inspire™ Virtual is a collaboration between education and industry leaders in over 30 counties throughout Western and Central Upstate New York focused on providing thousands of students with the tools they need for future success.Learn More
In this prestigious event, Junior Achievement will be honoring influential, visionary leaders from the business community that have made a significant impact, outstanding contributions to free enterprise and have set new standards for future business leaders while serving as role models for young people. Their accomplishments demonstrate business excellence, courageous thinking and actions, vision and innovation, and community mindedness.Learn More