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Educator of the Year: Lucy Quezada

Luzy Quezada has been selected as the 2016-2016 Educator of the Year for JA Finance Park. Here’s a bit about why she stands out and is deserving of this recognition: Lucy Quezada has done an outstanding job in her role as the JA Finance Park Lead Teacher for the past 7 years.  Her sincere belief […]

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JA Open House

Join us for the annual JA Open House: Hear from our JA Young Ambassadors who have been impacted by JA programs Learn the highlights from last year and what’s in store for JA Meet JA’s President, Katherine Cecala, and the staff who make it happen Network with other professionals, educators & members of the community […]

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JA Experience Inspires Volunteer to Become a Classroom Teacher

Here’s a great story from one JA Arizona volunteer. We hope you’re as moved as we are! J.W. Gaberdiel, a local high school mathematics teacher, was inspired to pursue teaching after volunteering with Junior Achievement in the classroom: “After managing a Borders bookstore for five years, I transitioned into managing a Sylvan Learning Center. At Sylvan, […]

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Teacher Appreciation Week Spotlight: Rob Lange

SPOTLIGHT ON ANOTHER AMAZING TEACHER AS WE WRAP UP TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK Rob Lange, Marketing teacher and DECA adviser at Perry High School, is everything Junior Achievement of Arizona could ask for in a partner.  He worked for JA many moons ago and remains dedicated to our mission.  He tries out new programs, coaches and refers […]

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Teacher Appreciation Week Spotlight: Damon Timm

SPOTLIGHT ON AN AMAZING TEACHER FOR TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK   Damon Timm, teacher at Ida Redbird / Hawthorne Elementary, has been partnering with JA for over 15 years… and always with the same volunteer, Nancy Graves! Amazing, right? But, wait, there’s more: Cindy Eckert-Timm, his wife, also celebrates over 15 years with volunteer Brett Black. […]

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