Junior Achievement of North Louisiana

To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Junior Achievement's programs help to develop critical thinking skills and knowledge used in math, science, language arts and social studies.

JA provides K-12 students with interactive programs that are designed to teach Elementary students about their roles as individuals, workers, and consumers and Middle and High School students key economic, ethical, and work readiness skills to prepare them to succeed in a global economy. We do this by developing...
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4 ways to stay top of mind when you’re remote and your coworkers aren’t 07/27/2021

4 ways to stay top of mind when you’re remote and your coworkers aren’t

Are you struggling to find the same workplace atmosphere you had pre-pandemic while working remotely? Here are some great tips for how you can elevate your professionalism when working from home!

4 ways to stay top of mind when you’re remote and your coworkers aren’t Making yourself visible to your manager will be important when you’re not physically with your team.

15 Good Qualities in a Person that Make Them a Great Employee | BioSpace 07/22/2021

15 Good Qualities in a Person that Make Them a Great Employee | BioSpace

In the past, hiring has been dependent on hard skills. Today, there has been a shift to a soft skilled focus. Check out the qualities that make for excellent employees in any business.

15 Good Qualities in a Person that Make Them a Great Employee | BioSpace Here we will see what qualities a great employee should have and answer the questions of “what are the best qualities in a person for a job?” and “what do companies normally look for in a person?”

Council Post: 9 Things To Know Before Starting A Business 07/19/2021

Council Post: 9 Things To Know Before Starting A Business

JA knows starting a business isn't easy. Check out what entrepreneurs wish they would have known before creating their companies.

Council Post: 9 Things To Know Before Starting A Business While there will definitely be mistakes made at your startup, having the knowledge early on will help you manage them, and your business, better.

You Got That New Job: Now It’s Time to Make the Right Financial Choices | Kiplinger 07/16/2021

You Got That New Job: Now It’s Time to Make the Right Financial Choices | Kiplinger

Starting a new job is the perfect time to get your finances in order! Here's a checklist to help manage your money when starting a new career.

You Got That New Job: Now It’s Time to Make the Right Financial Choices | Kiplinger Young professionals are on the move. If you’ve made a switch or have one on the horizon, follow this checklist to keep your finances on track.

16 college and career readiness resources 07/14/2021

16 college and career readiness resources

College and career readiness programs are critical for young students. Here are 16 resources to help guide your teen's professional path.

16 college and career readiness resources College readiness and access is often difficult, and students aren’t always sure how to embark upon their chosen career path. COVID-19 made college and career readiness more complicated for s…

Council Post: Six Proactive Ways Employees Can Foster Communication With Remote Managers 07/12/2021

Council Post: Six Proactive Ways Employees Can Foster Communication With Remote Managers

Communication is key, especially in a hybrid work environment. Here are 6 proactive communication strategies to use with your team members, managers, and colleagues to ensure everyone is on the same page.

Council Post: Six Proactive Ways Employees Can Foster Communication With Remote Managers Old habits are hard to break, as are communication and management styles.

9 Strategies to Boost Small-Business Profitability 07/09/2021

9 Strategies to Boost Small-Business Profitability

Did you know only 40% of small businesses are profitable? Explore these tips to ensure your business stays in the green.

9 Strategies to Boost Small-Business Profitability Small-business owners who aren't turning a profit can find ways to turn things around, and raising prices isn't the only path forward.

6 Ways to Save Money as a College Student 07/06/2021

6 Ways to Save Money as a College Student

While pursuing higher education can be rewarding, it can also be pricey! But how can parents and students start saving early? Here are 6 ways!

6 Ways to Save Money as a College Student College is expensive-but there are ways to save money while getting a degree.

Sprout Social Photos 07/04/2021

Happy 4th of July from JA!

Happy 4th of July from JA!

5 ways to boost student engagement with STEM learning strategies 07/03/2021

5 ways to boost student engagement with STEM learning strategies

There are many ways educators can help their students through STEM learning strategies! Here are 5 ways to integrate STEM into your teaching.

5 ways to boost student engagement with STEM learning strategies Here are five strategies using technology the teachers in my school have implemented to create a learning environment that actively engages students and promotes more fun in learning.

5 Best Educational Board Games for Money Management 07/01/2021

5 Best Educational Board Games for Money Management

Learning about money management doesn't have to be boring. Here are 5 educational board games for all ages to learn about finances, debt, and investments!

5 Best Educational Board Games for Money Management Looking for a fun way to teach or learn about financial management? See these enjoyable & educational board games that impart money management lessons.

What Makes a Recent College Grad Employable? | BestColleges 06/29/2021

What Makes a Recent College Grad Employable? | BestColleges

When looking for a job or career after college, there are specific criteria you should consider before applying. This article explains what will make a recent college graduate employable in the eyes of employers.

What Makes a Recent College Grad Employable? | BestColleges Many college graduates struggle to find jobs. Learn what employers are looking for, how to gain skills, and how you can succeed in today's workforce.

Collaboration Will Get You Further Than Competition In Entrepreneurship: A Case Study With Justice HQ 06/24/2021

Collaboration Will Get You Further Than Competition In Entrepreneurship: A Case Study With Justice HQ

When it comes to running a business, collaboration is one of the fundamentals of being a great entrepreneur and having a successful team. Learn more about how collaboration will get you further than the competition.

Collaboration Will Get You Further Than Competition In Entrepreneurship: A Case Study With Justice HQ Workplace is more than a space to meet people and get work done, it provides the opportunity to work together and draw from each others’ expertise, whether in the spaces or virtually.

Sprout Social Photos 06/20/2021

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5 remote work productivity tools you didn’t know about (But should) | BenefitsPRO 06/19/2021

5 remote work productivity tools you didn’t know about (But should) | BenefitsPRO

With most of the work environment transitioning from a traditional workspace to remote work, it's still important to keep up your productivity. Here are 5 remote work tools you can use while working from anywhere!

5 remote work productivity tools you didn’t know about (But should) | BenefitsPRO There are many well-known tech tools out there, but here are a few that might be flying under the radar.

6 tips to give students a skills refresh 06/16/2021

6 tips to give students a skills refresh

Without the normalcy of structured traditional school learning and education, many students have lost some social and motor skills. Learn some tips on how to refresh student's educational muscles below.

6 tips to give students a skills refresh Many students have been learning remotely or may have been learning in-person but the structure of the day was far from normal. Without a doubt, many students have lost some of their social and mot…

Sprout Social Photos 06/14/2021

Happy Flag Day! Did you know: The adoption of the US flag took place on June 14th, 1777.

Happy Flag Day! Did you know: The adoption of the US flag took place on June 14th, 1777.

Timeline Photos 06/09/2021

Congratulations to Danny Martin! He has served as a board member of Junior Achievement, has taught JA programs in the classroom and has been a mentor at our special events for many years. Well deserved!

Every year, InvestmentNews holds awards for 40 Under 40. These winners were chosen based on their level of accomplishment, contribution to the financial advice industry, leadership, and promise for the future. ✨

Congrats to our very own, Dany L. Martin, MBA, Partner & Wealth Advisor was chosen as a member of 40 Under 40 Class of 2021! 🏆

Learn more about Dany’s commitment to the industry and community by visiting InvestmentNews: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210607005140/en/WFA%E2%80%99s-Dany-Martin-Selected-to-2021-Class-of-InvestmentNews-40-Under-40

#WFA #IN40

Sprout Social Photos 06/06/2021

Happy Higher Education Day! At JA, we celebrate and encourage students to explore various future paths, one being higher education!

Happy Higher Education Day! At JA, we celebrate and encourage students to explore various future paths, one being higher education!

Sprout Social Photos 05/31/2021

Today, we honor those who have given their lives in military service for our country. We will never forget.

Today, we honor those who have given their lives in military service for our country. We will never forget.

Sprout Social Photos 05/17/2021

It's Tax Day! Make sure to get all your taxes done by the end of the day!

It's Tax Day! Make sure to get all your taxes done by the end of the day!

05/13/2021

Our JA Board of Directors pictured here with our JA Laureates are a special group dedicated to Enhancing education to support Exonomic Mobility for the young people in our community! We enthusiastically invite you to join our team! Visit www.JANLA.org to join the fun.

Congrats to the 2021 Junior Achievement of North Louisiana Business Hall of Fame Inductees. In alphabetical order.......
💥 Merritt B. Chastain, Jr. 💥
💥 Dr. John F. George, Jr. 💥
💥 Stephen F. Skrivanos 💥

These Laureates have made a huge impact in North Louisiana over their lifetime and we wanted to say CONGRATULATIONS!!!! #HallOfFame #JuniorAchievement

Photos from Junior Achievement of North Louisiana's post 05/12/2021

Today, JA NLA announced our 2021 JA Business Hall of Fame, Laureates; Merritt B. Chastain, Jr., Dr. John F. George, Jr., and Stephen F. Skrivanos will be inducted into the JA BHoF on October 21 at the Shreveport Convention Center. Congratulations and thank you for supporting JA’s mission, to empower young people to own their economic success!

Photos from Junior Achievement of North Louisiana's post 05/12/2021

Today we announced the 2021 inductees for the JA Business Hall of Fame at the Shreveport Convention Center. These new JA Laureates will be inducted into the 2021 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame on October 21st in recognition of their contributions to North Louisiana, especially to our local community. The 2021 honorees are Merit B. Chastain, Jr., Dr. John F. George, Jr., and Stephen F. Skrivanos.

In accepting this honor, these new laureates will join preceding JA Laureates to ensure JA lessons will be provided throughout the schools in North Louisiana parishes.

05/12/2021

Junior Achievement Laureate Announcement

Junior Achievement of North Louisiana recognizes exceptional business leaders in our community on an annual basis to be inducted as a JA Laureate. This year’s receipts will be announced at the 2021 JA Laureate Announcement and Luncheon and as a Live Stream on Facebook. In accepting this honor, these new honorees will join preceding JA Laureates to ensure JA lessons will be provided throughout the schools in North Louisiana parishes.

On May 12, 2021, citizens in Shreveport and Bossier City gathered at the Shreveport Convention Center to support Junior Achievement of North Louisiana by attending the annual JA Laureate Announcement. The new JA Laureates be inducted into the 2021 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame on October 21st in recognition of their contributions to North Louisiana, especially to our local community.

Sprout Social Photos 05/09/2021

Happy Mothers Day! We are so grateful for all the wonderful moms who encourage and inspire!

Happy Mothers Day! We are so grateful for all the wonderful moms who encourage and inspire!

Sprout Social Photos 05/04/2021

Happy National Teachers Day! Go thank a teacher today for all of their hard work, especially during this last year!

Happy National Teachers Day! Go thank a teacher today for all of their hard work, especially during this last year!

05/04/2021

Tomorrows are more important than ever! Junior Achievement helps prepare today's students for a bright future! Donate today! https://www.giveforgoodnla.org/index.php?section=organizations&action=newDonation_org&fwID=1375

Tomorrows are more important than ever! Junior Achievement helps prepare today's students for a bright future! Donate today! https://www.giveforgoodnla.org/index.php?section=organizations&action=newDonation_org&fwID=1375

05/04/2021

Please support JA on Give for Good day!

Please support JA on Give for Good day!

ArkLaTex Teen wins the 'Trust Your Crazy Ideas Competition' from the Brees Dream Foundation 04/22/2021

ArkLaTex Teen wins the 'Trust Your Crazy Ideas Competition' from the Brees Dream Foundation

Take a look at our entrepreneur pitch competition winner! She also won $7,500 for her school, Caddo Magnet.

ArkLaTex Teen wins the 'Trust Your Crazy Ideas Competition' from the Brees Dream Foundation Drew Brees may be retiring but he’s still helping Louisiana students’ dreams come true.

04/20/2021

Early giving is open now! Please make your donation to Junior Achievement of North Louisiana. https://www.giveforgoodnla.org/JA_NLA

Early giving is open now! Please make your donation to Junior Achievement of North Louisiana. https://www.giveforgoodnla.org/JA_NLA

Photos from Junior Achievement of North Louisiana's post 04/16/2021

The new JA Finance Park Virtual lets teens learn how to navigate their financial futures through engaging life-like simulations! Caddo Magnet High School was the first Caddo Parish Public Schools group to take on the financial challenge in Sarah Hankins' Financial Literacy class. These students experienced life-like simulations and learned how to plan their financial futures! JA Finance Park Virtual is a powerful yet fun way to introduce teens to critical financial concepts. Thanks to @Discover for their support of this very important program! Contact Nita Cook for information on how JA Finance Park Virtual can be offered in your school!

Sprout Social Photos 04/04/2021

Happy Easter from Junior Achievement! We hope you're spending the day with loved ones!

Happy Easter from Junior Achievement! We hope you're spending the day with loved ones!

04/01/2021

www.juniorachievement.org

Does your teen know how to budget their income and spending? Check out JA's free resource, this teen budgeting worksheet, to help them get started.

www.juniorachievement.org

Council Post: 10 Important Pieces Of Leadership Advice That Will Always Be Relevant 03/31/2021

Council Post: 10 Important Pieces Of Leadership Advice That Will Always Be Relevant

Being a leader is more than just running meetings and managing a team. Here are 10 important pieces of leadership advice that will always be relevant!

Council Post: 10 Important Pieces Of Leadership Advice That Will Always Be Relevant Regardless of how the world changes, some leadership advice will remain timeless.

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This testimony from Bossier Schools student, Max Ellis, will definitely get you motivated to be a part of JA!
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K-12 Program Descriptions: https://www.juniorachievement.org/web/12647/26
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