Martin Middle School

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JA Economics for Success®

JA Economics for Success gives students the information needed to build strong personal finances, a cornerstone to a happy, secure life. Students learn the importance of exploring career options based on their skills, interests, and values. They also learn about spending money within a budget; saving and investing wisely; and using credit cautiously. * Note this is a sponsored program. School sponsors get first right of refusal on volunteer opportunities*

  • Time Commitment: Meeting with your class once a week for 6 weeks

  • Training: Attend a JA Program Training where you'll receive materials and training prior to class.

  • Classes Start: Mid-January Target

  • Class Times:

  • 8:53-9:37 

JA It's My Business!® 

JA It's My Business provides students an opportunity to learn how to turn an idea into a business. The program introduces students to the process of design thinking as a problem- solving process and provides an authentic entrepreneurial experience for students with each session building toward a product-pitch competition. Volunteers help guide students through a business startup from its ideation, innovation, and market research through its design and prototyping. * Note this is a sponsored program. School sponsors get first right of refusal on volunteer opportunities*

  • Time Commitment: Meeting with your class once a week for 6 weeks

  • Training: Attend a JA Program Training where you'll receive materials and training prior to class.

  • Classes Start: Mid-January Target

  • Class Times:

    • 10:27-11:11