Our Mission is to educate and inspire young people to succeed in a global economy.
Since its inception in 1919, Junior Achievement USA has been steadfast in its commitment to ensuring that every child has a fundamental understanding of the free enterprise system. The practical business knowledge and personal economic skills taught by Junior Achievement help improve the quality of students’ lives, facilitate workplace readiness, and encourage entrepreneurship.
Through a network of 140 affiliate offices in all 50 states and 113 international members throughout the world, Junior Achievement USA delivers more than 22 richly diverse, integrated, and sequential economic education programs for school children in grades preK-12. Throughout its history, Junior Achievement USA has developed meaningful and productive relationships with its partners, including schools, administrators, teachers, parents, volunteers, community members, and businesses.
Junior Achievement of El Paso, Inc. is a member of JA USA and a part of the global organization that operates in 123 countries and reaches 9.7 million students. For more information please click on the link below: Click Here
Locally, Junior Achievement of El Paso, Inc. has been serving El Paso County since 1967, with effective hands-on financial literacy programs that reach out to young people with a diversity of racial and ethnic backgrounds in both urban and rural settings. Last year we served thousands of students within the Greater El Paso Area.
Since 1967, JAEP has served over 98,000 young people in the El Paso area. The JAEP office serves anywhere between 4,500 to 10,000 students per year. In 2015-2016, JAEP provided programs for 5,131 students in the El Paso area. JA programs are delivered by our dedicated and trained volunteers. The JAEP office currently has a volunteer base of over 360 individuals who implement JA programs throughout the city.
Board of Directors
The local office is under the leadership and guidance of the Board of Directors. Twenty-four (24) of El Paso’s premier businesses are represented on the board and are dedicated to supporting the mission and programs of Junior Achievement.
Area Rental Manager
Treasury Banking Operations Director
Vice President of Operations
Director of Service Delivery
Assistant Education Liaison
CPA Supervisor-Tax Services
White + Samaniego + Campbell, LLC
Carrey Adkins, LP
Robert (Beto) Burton
Research & Account Planning
Mithoff Burton Partners
El Paso Independent School District
VP of Business Development
Helen of Troy
EP Riverbend Development
Senior Vice President-CFO
El Paso Electric Company
Vice President of Acquisitions
HUB International Insurance Services
JPMorgan Chase Bank
El Paso/New Mexico Border District Mgr, VP - Wells Fargo Bank
Vice President of Marketing
JA of El Paso
JA of El Paso