Educational Institutions

Junior Achievement Of Wisconsin Inc

  • Milwaukee, WI
  • http://wisconsin.ja.org

Mission Statement

To insure that every student in Wisconsin has a fundamental understanding of the free enterprise system.

Service Areas

Self-reported

Wisconsin

State of Wisconsin

ruling year

1994

Principal Officer since 2006

Self-reported

Mr. Sean C. Rush

Keywords

Self-reported

education, business, enterprise, mentoring, children, economics, schools, Junior Achievement, young people, volunteer

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EIN

39-0826295

 Number

2105399726

Also Known As

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc.

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

Business, Youth Development (O53)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (O01)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

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.

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Service Areas

Self-reported

Wisconsin

State of Wisconsin

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Financials

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

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Junior Achievement Of Wisconsin Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Sean C. Rush

BIO

Sean C. Rush is President and CEO of JA Worldwide, the world's largest and fastest-growing NGO providing economic development support through work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy education to young people throughout the world. The organization reaches 9.3 million students in 123 countries annually. Prior to joining JA Worldwide, Sean was General Manager of IBM's Global Education Industry until 2006 when he retired after 12 years with the company to pursue a Masters in Public Administration degree at the Harvard Kennedy School. Prior to joining IBM in 1994, he had a 14-year career with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) as a consultant, partner and chairman of the firm's education and non-profit practice. Sean has been engaged with education for the past 30 years as an executive, consultant, board member and author. He has authored, edited or co-edited some 20 books or articles including Managing the Facilities Portfolio, The Learning Revolution, and The Future Compatible Campus and Reinventing Higher Education. He has also been a frequent speaker at conferences and professional seminars on a variety of education topics over the past 25 years. He serves or has served as a director or trustee of a number of organizations and was a member of the Massachusetts Public Health Council for 14 years between 1982 and 1996. In 2004, Sean was awarded the Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award by Boston College's Carroll Graduate School of Management. He was the year 2000 honoree of the Boston College Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (the national honor society for students of management). Sean was also awarded an honorary doctorate by Dowling College in New York as well as a University Excellence Award by Boston College for his work with the university's Irish Institute. Sean holds a Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, a B.A. and an M.B.A. from Boston College and an M.S. from Boston University.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Ainar D. Aijala

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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