Information for Educators

Thank you for your interest in the JA Inspire Virtual Career Expo for your students. Junior Achievement (JA) recognizes the growing need to spark an interest in careers and the path to career success before and during high school. The JA Inspire Virtual Career Expo is a community effort by JA, local and regional businesses, and educators. Through this career exploration program, students will develop positive attitudes about their academic or professional futures and increase their understanding of real-world workforce readiness skills.

Curriculum:

JA Inspire Self-Guided (8th grade recommended) – Click here to access this curriculum

Purpose:
Students who have an idea of what they want to do after high school, based on their self-awareness and exposure to business opportunities, are more likely to take relevant courses, stay in school, and graduate.

Objectives:
Students will:

  • Gain insight into career fields/industries of interest to them.
  • Make connections with adults who have jobs in careers that interest them.
  • See the connection between high school and post-secondary course choices and careers.
  • Collect information about the education required to be successful in a job.

Please see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section for additional information.

Interested in having your students attend? Complete our online registration form below:

https://jaum.wufoo.com/forms/ja-inspire-virtual-career-expo-registration/