Travis Early College High School
JA Company Program®
JA Company Program unlocks the innate ability in high school students to fill a need or solve a problem in their community by launching a business venture and unleashing their entrepreneurial spirit. The program focuses on Company Ops, the majority of meeting time, where students build and manage their business. Meeting-specific, student-friendly materials and resources increase student interaction and emphasize JA’s experiential approach to learning. JA Company Advisors guide students through building and running their business.
Time Commitment: Meeting with your company once a week for 13 weeks
Training: Attend a JA Program Training where you'll receive materials and training prior to class.
Classes Start: November
9:00-10:30 meets on Tuesday/Thursday
11:13-12:43 meets on Monday/Wednesday
1:24-2:54 meets on Monday/Wednesday
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.