Gratitude Report 2021-22What a year! It’s a time of reflection and giving thanks. This year’s JA Maine Gratitude Report reflects on the continuing impact of our incredible volunteers and supporters on the lives of Maine students statewide. The past year has been an exciting one of new learning experiences, innovation, and impact. We entered FY22 (July 1, 2021) with positive energy and a renewed mindset to curate change and make a difference. Maine’s workforce challenges remain a key priority for state leaders and the business community. We remain committed to building strong partnerships with Maine’s leading employers and like-minded non-profit organizations who are educating the next generation of our workforce.
Annual Report 2020-21The last 18+ months have tested everyone’s resiliency and adaptability to our changing educational landscape due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Educators, students and parents continually shift with school closures to virtual learning then in-school learning with hybrid educational models. Flexible learning modes have become commonplace as schools pivot to deliver quality education during the pandemic. At Junior Achievement of Maine, we are proud of our own resiliency and adaptability during these times. This year, our volunteers are back in the classroom AND we continue to build virtual learning experiences for the students of Maine.
Annual Report 2019-20Empowerment. Aspirations. Leadership. Creating Opportunities. These are all reoccurring themes for Junior Achievement of Maine - for our mentors and the hundreds of educators who rely on JA programming to bring entrepreneurial, career exploration, and money management programming to their K-12th grade students across the state.
Annual Report 2018-19We begin this annual letter with a sense of pride about our organization and the people within our Junior Achievement community. As we look back at the past year—a period of thoughtful growth and economic change here in Maine—it is remarkable how much we have accomplished, not only in terms of financial performance, but in our ability to inspire students in a way that will leave a lasting impact on their futures.
Annual Report 2017-18We are excited to share the great work Junior Achievement of Maine is doing in our schools and communities across our state. For 53 years, Junior Achievement (JA) has been a leading youth empowerment organization, bringing entrepreneurial and money management programming to K-12 students throughout Maine. Thousands of local students have experienced programming designed to bring relevance to education and raise aspirations for future learning.
Annual Report 2016-17Another year has quickly come and gone in the blink of an eye at Junior Achievement of Maine and what a year of growth we had! We are pleased to share some of the highlights through our key metrics: volunteers, student reach, and contact hours. JA Maine reached 12,618 K-12 students in Maine through JA programming during the 2016-17 academic year, for an increase in student impact of 20% over the previous year. Our network grew to nearly 500 volunteers who served as presenters in the classroom, as business mentors to high school students at JA’s Titan Challenge, and as job shadow day hosts to a middle or high school class. Our volunteers achieved over 68,000 contact hours, 83% more than the previous year!
Annual Report 2015-16What an exciting and transformational year we had at Junior Achievement of Maine! We are pleased to share some of the highlights that led to meaningful growth through our key metrics: volunteers, student reach, and contact hours. JA Maine reached 10,554 K-12 students in Maine through JA programming during the 2015-16 academic year, for an increase in student impact of 2% over the previous year. Our network grew to 350 volunteers who served as volunteer mentors in the classroom, as business mentors to high school students at JA’s Titan Challenge, and as job shadow day hosts to a middle or high school class. Our volunteers achieved over 57,000 contact hours.
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