April 20, 2023 – Innovation PEI: “Throughout my career working with the local business community, we often talked about the importance of instilling the spirit of entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work readiness skills in Island students. JA puts those words into action.”
This is what Sheryl MacAulay shared when asked about what inspires her about Junior Achievement PEI. In her role as President and CEO of JA PEI, Sheryl describes her work as rewarding and fun. Her team’s focus is on the future success of Island students, with a wider mission to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.
Junior Achievement Prince Edward Island helps Island youth build transferable skills in work readiness, financial health, and entrepreneurship. They collaborate with educators, volunteers, and organizations across PEI to deliver hands-on, immersive, and digital learning experiences.
JA Prince Edward Island has been promoting business education since 1985. Currently, they offer ten programs targeted at students in Grades 3-12 and impact approximately 5000 students annually in communities from tip-to-tip.
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