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JA It's My Future®

JA It's My Future curriculum cover

Middle School
Classroom Based
After School

Pillars of Student Success
Work Readiness High Work Readiness
Entrepreneurship Moderate Entrepreneurship
Financial Literacy Minimal Financial Literacy
JA It's My Future offers students practical information to help prepare them for the working world. Students develop the personal-branding and job-hunting skills needed to earn a job.

Following participation in the program, students will be able to:

-- Develop the personal-branding and job-hunting skills needed to earn a job.
-- Research potential careers.
-- Create a basic resume.
-- Recognize appropriate behavior for an interview.
-- Differentiate between soft and technical skills.

JA It's My Future is part of the JA Work and Career Readiness Pathway and is recommended for students in middle school. This volunteer-led program can be implemented as a classroom-based, remote synchronous, or after-school program. It includes six 45-minute sessions, with additional extended learning activities and optional digital assets offered throughout. Spanish translation is available for JA Inspire.

JA teachers and volunteers are encouraged, as part of this program, to utilize the resources available in JA Connect® Learning Pathways, located at This self-guided experience includes interactives, JA Here to Career™, games and apps for student use.

JA programs support national and state standards in reading, mathematics, social studies, and work and career readiness. See below for more information on alignment with national and state standards.

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