JA 2014Stock Market Competition!

JA is turning the MassMutual Center into the New York Stock Exchange for a day! In this high-tech stock market simulation, teams are given $1,000,000 to invest in fictitious stocks. With trading days lasting just 60 seconds, the goal is to build the highest portfolio net worth in a frantic 60 "days".

You Can Help Learn about helping people in your community

Each year, an increasing number of educators and parents ask us for our programs. We have developed a strategic plan that will strive to dramatically increase the number of classrooms reached, but we can't do it without your help!

You Can Help Learn about helping people in your community

Each year, an increasing number of educators and parents ask us for our programs. We have developed a strategic plan that will strive to dramatically increase the number of classrooms reached, but we can't do it without your help!

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JA of Western MA Receives Award

Junior Achievement of Western MA received the MetLife Sowing the Seeds of Entrepreneurship Award at the JA USA conference in Pittsburgh this year! In addition to creating new and exciting programs during the 2013-14 school year, JA of Western MA increased students by 7%, programs by 11% and volunteer contact hours by 20%!

95th Anniversary Club


Did you know that Springfield, MA is the birthplace of Junior Achievement? And this year we are celebrating our 95th Anniversary! If you would like to be a part of the legacy of Junior Achievement, an organization teaching students about financial literacy, workforce readiness, career exploration, and entrepreneurship, click here to Learn More.