Featuring: JA Take Stock in Your Future
Through JA Take Stock in Your Future, students discover the benefits and challenges of investing in the stock market as part of a broader, long-term investment strategy and the risks and rewards of trading. (grades 9-12) The program includes five 45- minute sessions, with additional extended learning activities and optional digital assets offered throughout, including an optional online or site-based JA Stock Market Challenge competition.
JA Stock Market Challenge is the culminating event for our JA Take Stock in Your Future program. This optional fast-paced mock stock market simulation invites students from all over the county to compete against each other to build the largest mock portfolio. It is a morning of fun and frenzy as they simulate 60 days of trading.
· Prior to the event, high school students spend 3-5 class sessions learning about the fundamentals of investing for their futures and basic concepts about how the stock market works
· Students compete in teams of 4 to build the largest mock portfolio
· The Challenge simulates 60 days of trading over two hours
· Teams start with $500,000 in mock stocks and cash
Your investment and sponsorship ensure over 500 students from low to moderate-income high schools have access to JA Take Stock in your Future curriculum and participation in the Stock Market Challenge Event.
For information about this event, please contact Jenni Preciado at email@example.com.
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Linda O’Connell at firstname.lastname@example.org.