Educational Institutions

Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina

  • Raleigh, NC
  • www.jaoenc.org

Mission Statement

Junior Achievement inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy.  JA uses uses hands-on experiences to help young people understand the economics of life.  In partnership with business and educators, JA brings the real world to students, opening their minds to their potential.  JA programs deal with real issues like workforce readiness, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship so that young people understand their opportunities in life and can take advantages of those opportunities.

Main Programs

  1. JA K-12 in class programs
Service Areas

Self-reported

North Carolina

Serving 18 counties of Eastern North Carolina:  Caswell, Chatham, Cumberland, Durham, Edgecombe, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Lenoir, Moore, Nash, Orange, Person, Pitt, Sampson, Wake, Wayne, Wilson.

ruling year

1994

President

Self-reported

Bebee Bason Lee

Keywords

Self-reported

financial literacy education K-12 workplace readiness

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Also Known As

Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina

EIN

56-1107715

Physical Address

4900 Waters Edge Drive, Suite 175

Raleigh, 27606

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

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?

Overview

Self-reported by organization

Young people are the next generation of employees and employers, consumers and producers, business leaders and elected officials.  In order for our country to prosper, to compete globally, our our community to remain the wonderful place to live, work and do business that it is today, we must invest in the future through our young people.

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

JA K-12 in class programs

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

Elementary & Secondary Education

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

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Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

North Carolina

Serving 18 counties of Eastern North Carolina:  Caswell, Chatham, Cumberland, Durham, Edgecombe, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Lenoir, Moore, Nash, Orange, Person, Pitt, Sampson, Wake, Wayne, Wilson.

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Financials

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JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA, 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 Eastern North Carolina

Leadership

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President

Bebee Bason Lee

BIO

Ms. Lee has served as President of Junior Achievement of Eastern NC for the three years and has over twenty years in non-profit management. Prior to joining JA she served as Executive Director of the Foundation of Hope for Research and Treatment of Mental Illness. She has also worked with the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau..

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Camden Webb

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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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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