Collaborative Educational Initiative: Project JA partners with Junior Achievement in Central Missouri to train skilled William Woods University students.
Grade-School Impact: The program focuses on delivering Junior Achievement’s financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship lessons to positively influence young lives.
Educational Standards Alignment: Lessons align with national and state educational standards and reach millions of students across Missouri.
Service-Learning Opportunities: William Woods University students gain valuable service-learning experiences, fostering civic engagement and community leadership.
Project JA is a collaborative partnership with Junior Achievement in Central Missouri. The program identifies and trains highly talented William Woods University students to work with grade-school populations through Junior Achievement’s proven lessons in financial literacy, work and career readiness, and entrepreneurship to positively impact the lives of young people. Lessons align with national and state educational standards and are delivered to millions of students across Missouri. Students from WWU also gain valuable service-learning experiences that lead to civic engagement and community leadership through this project.
Projects & Partnerships
In our dynamic world, leaders face challenges in fostering innovation and collaboration. Current education systems often lack the emphasis on interdisciplinary thinking needed for this task. The key lies in cultivating collaborative projects and partnerships that align academia, industry, and communities. This approach empowers individuals to drive positive change, shaping a future where innovation and collaboration become transformative forces.