JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF THE HEARTLAND INC
800 12TH AVENUE, MOLINE, IL 61265 www.jaheartland.org

Total Revenue
$1,476,376
Total Expenses
$1,490,325
Net Assets
$1,156,557

Organizations Filed Purposes: JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT (JA) IS A WORLDWIDE ORGANIZATION THAT INSPIRES AND PREPARES YOUNG PEOPLE TO SUCCEED IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY. THEY DO THIS BY PROVIDING WORK-READINESS, FINANCIAL LITERACY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMS TO STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL. THROUGH THESE PROGRAMS AND THE SUPPORT OF BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS, JA REINFORCES THE RELEVANCY OF SCHOOLS' CURRICULUM AND EMPOWERS YOUNG PEOPLE TO OWN THEIR ECONOMIC SUCCESS.

ELEMENTARY: THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAMS INCLUDE SIX SEQUENTIAL THEMES FOR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH FIFTH-GRADE STUDENTS AND ONE CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE. STUDENTS LEARN THE BASIC CONCEPTS OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS AND HOW EDUCATION IS RELEVANT TO THE WORKPLACE. THE SEQUENTIAL ACTIVITIES BUILD ON STUDIES FROM EACH PRECEDING GRADE AND PREPARE STUDENTS FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL AND LIFELONG LEARNING.

JA WORLD: JA WORLD IS A 10,000 SQUARE FOOT LEARNING LAB LOCATED IN DOWNTOWN DAVENPORT, IOWA. THE FACILITY HOUSES TWO CAPSTONE PROGRAMS, JA BIZTOWN AND JA FINANCE PARK. THESE PROGRAMS ARE THE CULMINATION OF CLASSROOM-BASED ECONOMIC CURRICULUM WHERE STUDENTS LEAVE THEIR CLASSROOMS FOR A SIMULATED REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE AT JA WORLD.

MIDDLE GRADES: A SEQUENTIAL PROGRAM FOR JUNIOR HIGH STUDENTS, TAUGHT BY VOLUNTEER BUSINESS EXECUTIVES IN WHICH STUDENTS LEARN THEIR ROLE IN THE ECONOMY AND HOW ECONOMICS AFFECTS THEIR EVERYDAY LIVES.

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
James Dougal NelsonPRESIDENT40$106,658
Ryan WeberGOVERNING BOARD VICE CHAIR, TREASURER1$0
Mike VondranGOVERNING BOARD CHAIR1$0
Chad UlrichSHADOW TREASURER1$0
Ted OltSECRETARY1$0
Brandy OlsonDIRECTOR1$0
Chris MaiersBOARD MEMBER1$0
Nick KremerDIRECTOR1$0
Andrew KatrichisBOARD MEMBER1$0
Robert HowardBOARD MEMBER1$0
Lance HeuerDIRECTOR1$0
James AndersonPAST CHAIR1$0

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