JA Inspire in Greater Clark County Schools

May 09, 2016 | News & Events

Imagine learning about careers from the experts who make our national economy viable. Students are ready to learn as much as they can so that they can properly plan for high school and college.

-Michael Denny, College and Career Readiness Coordinator GCCS


Junior Achievement’s core mission is dedicated to preparing the workforce of the future. In a world where change is always a constant, Junior Achievement must keep innovating. As part of that innovation, we are continuing to roll out a new program called JA Inspire.

JA Inspire is the pilot for a powerful interactive experience that exposes 8th grade students to the vast variety of local career opportunities. This job awareness fair will enable students to interact with business representatives and see displays from dozens of Kentuckiana companies including Duke Energy, American Commercial Barge Lines, Dow Chemical, KentuckyOne Health, Ford, Interapt, Kentuckiana Works, The Learning House, First Savings Bank, and Ivy This Inspire event, exhibits will expand focus beyond STEM Careers, and include many fields to engage students in all the options they will have in the future.

The main event will take place in one exciting day!

Jeffersonville High School: May 17th 8:30 am- 2:00 pm

For more information on JA Inspire, or to participate, please contact Meka Davis at mdavis@jaky.org or 502-561-KIDS (5437)

Post By: Megan Cabello