Educational Institutions

Junior Achievement

  • Cincinnati, OH
  • http://partners.ja.org/

Mission Statement

We are the passionate people behind a movement that seeks to educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise, business and economics to improve the quality of their lives.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Elementary School Programs
  3. Middle School Programs
  4. High School Programs
Service Areas

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Ohio

Serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, Eastern Indiana, and the Greater Dayton –Miami Valley area.

ruling year

1994

Principal Officer since 1976

Self-reported

Mr. John Weil

Keywords

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education, business, enterprise

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EIN

32-0014307

Also Known As

JA

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

Business, Youth Development (O53)

Business, Youth Development (O53)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Through age-appropriate curricula, Junior Achievement programs begin at the elementary school level, teaching children how they can impact the world around them as individuals, workers and consumers. Junior Achievement programs continue through the middle and high school grades, preparing students for future economic and workforce issues they'll face.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

Program 2

Elementary School Programs

The elementary school programs include six sequential themes for kindergarten through fifth-grade students and one capstone experience. Students learn the basic concepts of business and economics and how education is relevant to the workplace. The sequential activities build on studies from each preceding grade and prepare students for secondary school and lifelong learning.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

$450,000.00

Program 3

Middle School Programs

Junior Achievement has several highly effective programs for middle grades students that reinforce the value of workforce readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. Students are introduced to many economic concepts and useful facts about the working world.

The middle grades programs build on concepts the students learned in Junior Achievement's elementary school program and help teens make difficult decisions about how to best prepare for their educational and professional future. The programs supplement standard social studies curricula and develop communication skills that are essential to success in the business world.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

$125,000.00

Program 4

High School Programs

As high school students begin to position themselves for their future, there are many unanswered questions about what lies ahead. Junior Achievement's high school programs help students make informed, intelligent decisions about their future, and fosters skills that will be highly useful in the business world.

With a range of different programs, Junior Achievement teaches about concepts relating to entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and work readiness. The volunteers bring real-life business experience and guidance into the classroom at a time that represents an essential crossroads for young people.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

$100,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Ohio

Serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, Eastern Indiana, and the Greater Dayton –Miami Valley area.

Funding Needs

The cost is $33.26 to provide Junior Achievement programs to each student

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JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF OKI PARTNERS
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Junior Achievement

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. John Weil

BIO

John Weil has been with Junior Achievement for 33 years. John has served as President and Chief Staff Officer of Junior Achievement OKI Partners since May of 2006. Prior to this position, John had been Senior Vice President of Districts & Operations for Junior Achievement of West Central Florida since June of 1999. John joined Junior Achievement in 1976 as Program Director in Cincinnati. In 1978, he became District Director in Wisconsin. Returning to Cincinnati in 1979, he assumed the Director of Operations position. John was named President of Junior Achievement of Greater Tampa in 1982. He held the position until May of 1997, when he was named President of Junior Achievement of Central New Jersey. 
John has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Frances Hesselbein “How to Be Award” in 2007.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mrs. Nora Moushey

Western & Southern Financial Company

Term: July 2009 - June 2011

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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