JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK INC
8 STANLEY CIRCLE, LATHAM, NY 12110 www.janeny.org

Total Revenue
$610,801
Total Expenses
$557,265
Net Assets
$269,090

Organizations Filed Purposes: TO INSPIRE AND PREPARE YOUNG PEOPLE TO SUCCEED IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY.

SEE ATTACHED PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS FOR HIGH SCHOOL, MIDDLE SCHOOL AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOLPART III QUESTIONS 4A, 4B, AND 4C

HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS:JA BE ENTREPRENEURIAL-THE CHALLENGE-START AN ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURE WHILE STILL IN HIGH SCHOOL. THIS PROGRAM DISPELS ENTREPRENEURSHIP MYTHS, GIVES STUDENTS THE ESSENTIAL TOOLS NEEDED TO DEVELOP A BUSINESS PLAN, AND THE INSPIRATION TO TAKE INNOVATIVE ACTION AND SUCCESSFULLY COMPETE IN THE WORLD'S MARKETPLACE. THE VOLUNTEER MAKES 7 CLASSROOM VISITS. JA ECONOMICS-THIS PROGRAM IS A FULL SEMESTER COURSE, WHICH CAN TAKE PLACE IN EITHER THE FALL OR SPRING. IT IS A HANDS-ON, ACTIVITY-ORIENTED ECONOMICS COURCE FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS, WHICH MEETS THE STATE MANDATE. STUDENTS LEARN THE FUNDEMENTAL CONCEPTS OF MICRO, MACRO AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS, AND APPLY THEM IN INTELLECTUALLY ENGAGING WAYS. IT IS TAUGHT BY AN ECONOMICS TEACHER IN PARTNERSHIP WITH A BUSINESS VOLUNTEER WHO VISITS THE CLASS FOR APPROXIMATELY 45 MINUTES A WEEK OVER A 10 WEEK PERIOD. JA CAREER SUCCESS-THIS PROGRAM EQUIPS STUDENTS WITH THE TOOLS AND SKILLS REQUIRED TO EARN AND KEEP A JOB IN HIGH-GROWTH CAREER INDUSTRIES. THE PROGRAM IS COMPOSED OF SEVEN 45-MINUTE SESSIONS RECOMMENDED FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. MATERIALS ARE PACKAGED IN A SELF-CONTAINED KIT THAT INCLUDES DETAILED PLANS FOR THE VOLUNTEER AND MATERIALS FOR 32 STUDENTS. THIS NEW PROGRAM COVERS KEY TOPICS, SUCH AS: 4CS: CRITICAL THINKING, COMMUNICATION, COLLABORATION, AND CREATIVITY, STRONG SOFT SKILLS, WORK PRIORITIES, STEM AND OTHER HIGH-GROWTH INDUSTRIES AND PERSONAL-BRAND AND JOB-HUNTING TOOLS---RESUMES, COVER LETTERS, INTERVIEWS, AND DIGITAL PROFILES. JA PERSONAL FINANCE- THIS PROGRAM INTRODUCES STUDENTS TO THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANNING, GOAL SETTING, AND THOUGHTFUL DECISION-MAKING WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF PERSONAL FINANCIAL DECISIONS.JA PERSONAL FINANCE BLENDEDJA PERSONAL FINANCE BLENDED MODEL DEMONSTRATES THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FINANCIAL DECISIONS MADE NOW AND FUTURE FINANCIAL FREEDOM AND QUALITY OF LIFE. STUDENTS LEARN THAT A POSITIVE FINANCIAL FUTURE REQUIRES MAKING SMART CHOICES ABOUT EDUCATION, A CAREER, AND SAVING AND INVESTING. ACTIVITIES AND RESOURCES ARE ACCESSED THROUGH AN INNOVATIVE WEB-BASED PLATFORM RATHER THAN THE TRADITIONAL PAPER-BASED KIT. JA CAREERS WITH A PURPOSE-THIS PROGRAM INTRODUCES STUDENTS TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SEEKING CAREERS THAT HELP THEM REALIZE THEIR LIFE POTENTIAL AND NOBLE PURPOSE. IT DEMONSTRATES THE IMPORTANCE OF POSITIVE VALUES, LIFE MAXIMS, AND ETHICAL DECISION-MAKING WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF CAREER AND LIFE DECISIONS.JA EXPLORING ECONOMICS-THIS NEW PROGRAM TAKES A COMPLEX SUBJECT AND MAKES IT ACCESSIBLE AND FUN FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS THROUGH SEVEN HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES. THE VOLUNTEER LED SESSIONS TEACH CONCEPTS SUCH AS SUPPLY AND DEMAND AND INFLATION, AND ALSO TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT THE EFFECT WHICH GOVERNMENTS AND THE INDIVIDUAL HAVE ON THE GLOBAL ECONOMY AND ON THE PRICE OF A LOAF OF BREAD.THIS YEAR THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS BENEFITING FROM THE HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS WAS 1,580.

MIDDLE GRADES PROGRAMS:JA JOB SHADOW-EVERY YEAR, BEGINNING ON FEBRUARY 2ND, MIDDLE GRADES AND HIGH SCHOOLS STUDENTS ACROSS AMERICA "SHADOW" A WORKPLACE MENTOR, OBSERVING A NORMAL DAY ON THE JOB. STUDENTS GET AN UP-CLOSE LOOK AT HOW THE SKILLS LEARNED IN SCHOOL RELATE TO THE WORKPLACE, CREATING THE LINK BETWEEN ACADEMICS AND CAREERS. FOR EMPLOYERS, JOB SHADOWING OFFERS BOTH AN INTRODUCTION TO THE WORKFORCE OF TOMORROW AND THE OPPORTUNITY TO HELP STUDENTS EXPLORE CAREER OPTIONS, WHILE SHARING WHAT IT TAKES TO ACHIEVE GOALS. JOB SHADOW DAY IS THE JOINT EFFORT OF A NATIONAL COALITION COMPRISED OF AMERICA'S PROMISE, THE ALLIANCE FOR YOUTH, THE NATIONAL SCHOOL-TO-WORK OFFICE, JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT, AND THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES. JA GLOBAL MARKETPLACE-STUDENTS EXPERIENCE THE WORLDWIDE INTERDEPENDENCE OF PRODUCERS, CONSUMERS, AND THE GOLBAL WORKFORCE BY PLAYING THE ROLE OF BUSINESS OWNERS AND MANAGERS AT THE INTERNATIONAL FREETRADE MARKET. ACTIVITIES AND RESOURCES ARE ACCESSED THROUGH AN INNOVATIVE WEB-BASED PLATFORM RATHER THAN THE TRADITIONAL PAPER-BASED KIT.JA ECONOMICS FOR SUCCESS-THIS PROGRAM EXPLORES PERSONAL FINANCE AND STUDENTS' EDUCATION AND CAREER OPTIONS BASED ON THEIR SKILLS, INTERESTS, AND VALUES. JA IT'S MY BUSINESS-THROUGH SIX VOLUNTEER LED ACTIVITIES THIS PROGRAM EMPHASIZES ENTERPRENEURSHIP WHILE PROVIDING A STRONG FOCUS ON SOCIAL STUDIES, READING AND WRITING SKILLS. STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO USE CRITICAL THINKING TO LEARN ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS THAT SUPPORT POSITIVE ATTITUDES AS THEY EXPLORE AND ENHANCE THEIR CAREER ASPIRATIONS. THIS CAN BE DONE AFTER SCHOOL OR IN-SCHOOL. THE VOLUNTEER LEADS SIX CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES. JA IT'S MY FUTURE-PROVIDES PRACTICAL INFORMATION ABOUT PREPARING FOR THE WORKING WORLD WHILE STILL IN MIDDLE SCHOOL. FOLLOWING PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO EXPLORE POTENTIAL CAREERS, DISCOVER HOW TO PLAN FOR A JOB, AND LEARN HOW TO KEEP IT. THEY WILL ALSO DEVELOP PERSONAL-BRANDING AND JOB-HUNTING TOOLS FOR EARNING A JOB. THIS YEAR THE NUMBER OF STUDENT PARTICIPANTS IN THE OTHER MIDDLE GRADES PROGRAMS TOTALED 1,063.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAMS:THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROGRAM IS TO SHOW K-6 GRADE STUDENTS THE RELEVANCE OF EDUCATION TO THE WORKPLACE. FOR EACH GRADE LEVEL, THERE IS A DIFFERENT THEME THAT FITS IN WITH THE SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM AND TEACHES STUDENTS THE BASICS OF BUSINESS THROUGH FUN, ACTIVITY-ORIENTED LESSONS. VOLUNTEERS WORK WITH THE CLASSROOM TEACHER ONCE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS, WITH EACH ACTIVITY TAKING 30-45 MINUTES TO TEACH. CONCEPTS AND SKILLS TAUGHT AT EACH LEVEL BUILD ON THOSE TAUGHT IN THE PRECEDING GRADES: OURSELVES(K)-IS DESIGNED TO DEVELOP PERSONAL ECONOMIC CONCEPTS THROUGH STORYBOOK CHARACTERS IN READ-ALOUD STORIES AND HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES. OUR FAMILIES(1ST)-PROVIDES PRACTICAL INFORMATION ABOUT FAMILY MEMBERS AND THEIR INTERDEPENDENCE. OUR COMMUNITY(2ND)-PROVIDES PRACTICAL INFORMATION ABOUT BUSINESSES AND THE MANY OCCUPATIONS FOUND IN THOSE BUSINESSES IN A TYPICAL COMMUNITY. OUR CITY(3RD)-IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE PRACTICAL INFORMATION ABOUT BUSINESSES AND THE MAIN OCCUPATIONS FOUND IN THOSE BUSINESSES IN A TYPICAL CITY. OUR REGION(4TH)-PROVIDES PRACTICAL INFORMATION ABOUT NATURAL, HUMAN AND CAPITAL RESOURCES FOUND IN REGIONS AND USED BY BUSINESSES TO PRODUCE GOODS AND SERVICES. OUR NATION(5TH)-IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE PRACTICAL INFORMATION ABOUT BUSINESS OPERATIONS AND ECONOMIC ISSUES IN THE UNITED STATES. JA MORE THAN MONEY-TEACHES STUDENTS IN GRADES 3-5 ABOUT EARNING, SHARING, SAVING AND SPENDING MONEY, AND BUSINESSES THEY CAN START OR JOBS THEY CAN PERFORM TO EARN MONEY. THIS YEAR THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS BENEFITING FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAMS TOTALED 10,102.

Executives Listed on Filing

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

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
Tovah LiskyPRESIDENT40$98,970
Michael PovedaDIRECTOR2$0
Matthias KeibDIRECTOR2$0
Rocky FitizziDIRECTOR2$0
Steve EichornDIRECTOR2$0
Daniel JacquesDIRECTOR2$0
Matt TedeschiDIRECTOR2$0
Michael GutierezDIRECTOR2$0
David EnsmingerDIRECTOR2$0
John DanielsDIRECTOR2$0
Brendan CaseyDIRECTOR2$0
Christian WessellCHAIR VOLUNTEER RECRUITMEN3$0
Kenneth SeeberDIRECTOR2$0
Robert SchneiderTREASURER3$0
Carol RyanDIRECTOR2$0
Ron RominesVICE-CHAIR BRAND & MARKETI3$0
Tom MchaleDIRECTOR2$0
Patrick McgrathCHAIR PROGRAM OPERATIONS3$0
Martin DunbarDIRECTOR2$0
Scott L CardDIRECTOR2$0
Kevin ParisiDIRECTOR2$0
Dan YaminDIRECTOR2$0
Stan SimkinsDIRECTOR2$0
John NolanDIRECTOR2$0
Anthony SuraciSECRETARY3$0
Elmer StreeterCHAIR HALL OF FAME3$0
John TattersallCHAIRPERSON3$0
Alfred TestaDIRECTOR2$0
Richard FerroPAST CHAIRMAN3$0
Mark PoskanzerVICE-CHAIR PROGRAM OPERATI3$0
Albert PicchiVICE-CHAIR BOARD DEVELOPME3$0
James O'KeefeDIRECTOR2$0
James Harris JrDIRECTOR2$0
Renee DevineDIRECTOR2$0
Sharon Cates-WilliamsDIRECTOR2$0
Sarah HallidayCHAIR BOARD DEVELOPMENT3$0
Jennifer Boll EsqDIRECTOR2$0
Johanna RobbinsINCOMING CHAIR3$0
Robert ClancyCHAIR BRAND & MARKETING3$0
Robert BlackmanDIRECTOR2$0
Dean BurnsDIRECTOR2$0
John BlowersIMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR3$0
Thomas HaydenCHAIR SPECIAL EVENTS3$0

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