JA Inspire 2019
JA Inspire, held March 12 at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center, is a coalition of educators and industry leaders, led by Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore. At the center of its work is a powerful event that will be massive, measured in both square feet and impact. JA Inspire offers students the opportunity to learn about careers from caring mentors in time to plan their high school coursework. For local businesses, it’s a chance to build its future workforce through experiential and hands-on learning.
Highlights of this year’s event included:
• Hands-on career exploration.
• 1,000+ 8th grade students & 100 high school students attended.
• Eastern Shore colleges/universities, trade schools and apprenticeship programs exhibited.
• Eastern Shore companies representing local high-wage/high-demand careers shared career advice and engaged students with interactive exhibits.
JA Inspire 2020 will take place on February 27 at Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City.