KatzAbosch Participates in JA in a Day Program

On May 31st, KatzAbosch principal Josh Sutherland, CPA and KatzAbosch manager Timothy Redmond, CPA participated in the Junior Achievement (JA) “JA in a Day” program, presenting the “JA Our Nation” program to a 5th grade class at Martin Boulevard Elementary School in Baltimore County.  The “JA Our Nation” program, typically taught over a course of several weeks, was presented all in one day, and instructed students on how the national and world economies work together to produce and sell products, the risks and benefits to being an entrepreneur, and the concept of innovation in business.

The “JA in a Day” program is offered through Junior Achievement of Central Maryland.  The programs are available for all elementary grade levels, and these programs seek to provide engaging activities for students’ as they learn about entrepreneurship and financial literacy from community professionals and leaders.  According to the nonprofit organization, this one-day event is a great way to impact the community while providing employees with a team-building experience. One to two volunteers are assigned to a classroom to present a series of interactive, grade-specific lessons, while teachers enjoy the benefits of having a business professional in their classroom.


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