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Junior Achievement

Boundless Futures through Education

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore is a nonprofit that inspires and prepares young people for success

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of a business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.


In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

Volunteers, begin here

Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

Schools and Parents, begin here


Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

Partners, begin here

JA of Eastern Shore Spotlight

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The Perdue Henson Junior Achievement Center

The Perdue Henson Junior Achievement Center will provide experiential learning of financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship to more than 10,000 students each year. This 25,000 sq. ft. regional facility, located at the Oak Ridge Commons in Salisbury, will serve students from six counties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and one county from the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

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Junior Achievement Annual Report 2022-2023

Junior Achievement's Annual Report highlights the recent happenings of JAES over the past year. From the students we impact to updates on the Perdue Henson Junior Achievement Center, our Annual Report is the best place to keep up to date with Junior Achievement!

Annual Report
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Be a #GameChanger!

The problem: students are entering life after graduation unprepared leading to record-breaking rates of poverty, homelessness, drop outs, hunger, debt, and the list continues. The solution: you. You can break the cycles of miseducation and lack of preparation. You can change the game, and inspire students to see success is possible on the Shore. Learn how you can become a #GameChanger, today!

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JA Program Sites

You've been working in over drive to make sure your students are prepared to learn virtually. At JA, we see you! We appreciate you and your hard work. To support you, and your students, we're providing you with access to JA's free programming, virtually! With our fully customized JA Program Sites, you will have full virtual access to 7 of our programs and our Google Certified for Education staff for troubleshooting. Want to bring your classroom to life this year? Click the button below to learn more! 

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