JA JobSpark Educator Newsletter* March 2021
SAVE THE DATE!
The 6th Annual JA JobSpark will be held virtually on September 21 & September 22, 2021.

Thank You!
Thank you for your continued commitment to the 10,000+ students who will join us this September to utilize our virtual platform. Because of you and your commitment to the JA JobSpark program, these students will experience career pathways for jobs in demand and the skills needed to have those jobs. Without the support of all the businesses, education and community leaders, JA JobSpark would not be possible!
JA JobSpark 2020 Highlights Video
If you haven't seen it yet, be sure to check out our JA JobSpark 2020 Highlights Video!
JA JobSpark Virtual Platform Updates
The JA and Ignition teams are continuing to work on updating & improving the JA JobSpark Virtual Platform! We encourage you and your students to check out the new updates and utilize the 2020 content all year long. To access the site:

  1. Visit www.jajobspark.org/curriculum
  2. Click on the orange button that says "Click Here to Enter JA JobSpark Virtual Platform"
  3. Use your school's access code to view the platform.*

*Please email Molly at molly@jaindy.org if you need your school's access code.
JA JobSpark Cluster Meetings
Our 8 clusters are hard at work preparing for another virtual year at JA JobSpark! They are reviewing, updating and adding exciting materials & content for your students.
Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering & Logistics
Health and Life Sciences
Agenda from Architecture, Engineering & Construction
JA Finance Park Virtual - JA Program Opportunity!
JA Finance Park Virtual (see flyer below!) is our virtual JA Finance Park experience for the 2020-2021 school year and this event will be an informational session to learn more about how your students can participate this spring. Hear from the JA staff as they share a demo of the online simulation, preview of the student and teacher curriculum, tips for delivering the program, and the opportunity to ask questions. We hope you can join us! 
  
Reserve your spot today by registering HERE
   
If you have any questions, please contact Dawn Watson at dawn@jaindy.org. Thank you and we look forward to "seeing" you on either March 18th and April 14th

Virtual JA Biztown Spring Camp
Do you have a special person in your life who might want to attend our virtual JA BizTown Spring Camp!? 
  
Our camp will be offered virtually, at no cost, for four weeks and designed for the ages 9-12 (but feel free to have other ages in your home participate if they want to join the action). You can register for as many weeks as you would like! We expect the activities to last approximately one hour each day, Monday-Friday and campers can visit the camp site whenever they would like! 
  
All you need to do is register here! Please share this opportunity with your co-workers, friends, and family.  
Thank you for helping your students ignite the spark!
Why JA? Because helping kids make the connection between what they learn in the classroom and future success is what we do.
For more information on JA JobSpark, please visit www.jajobspark.org
or contact Molly (Grooms) Baines at molly@jaindy.org.