Deerpark Middle School

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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.

  • 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: with a full volunteer cohort

  • Class Times: Wednesdays

    • 1:49-2:39

    • 2:43-3:35