About Junior Achievement
Junior Achievement of Chicago has been providing quality economic education programs for over 70 years. Since its charter in 1940, Junior Achievement of Chicago has reached nearly four million students in the greater Chicago metropolitan area with hands-on learning experiences.
Junior Achievement's 2012 Goal is to reach 430,000 Chicagoland students with our relevant economic education programs. We believe as a community we can start inspiring tomorrow's leaders to make successful choices today!
JA of Chicago Speakers Bureau
Junior Achievement of Chicago’s Speakers Bureau provides access to expert speakers who deliver formal speeches, facilitate discussions, conduct trainings, and lead seminars. JA’s board members and staff are experts in many fields and can serve an organization’s needs for staff meetings, conferences, retreats, and events.
Speaking fees will generally range from $2,500 to $25,000, depending on the speaker hired and the format of the meeting, conference, or event. All speaking fees are in the form of tax-deductible donations to Junior Achievement of Chicago, as each speaker will donate their time and expertise for the benefit of Junior Achievement.
Speakers Bureau donations will benefit JA students in the following manner: