WHAT: Junior Achievement of South Texas

  • Junior Achievement of the Coastal Bend

(satellite office in Corpus Christi)

  • Junior Achievement of Laredo

(satellite office)

WHEN: Established in 1979 in San Antonio, Texas

WHERE: Serving Greater San Antonio, Laredo and Corpus Christi area

STAFF: 13 full-time & 2 part-time

REACH: 90,325 students kindergarten through 12th grades in the 2014-2015 fiscal year

VOLUNTEERS: 4,699

TEACHERS: 3,245

SCHOOLS: 494

MISSION: To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy

THREE PILLARS: Financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship

VISION: To be recognized by businesses, educators and policy makers around the world as the premier organization for educating children K-12 in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship; and to unite people of all nations around the common goals of creating jobs, building stable economies and providing higher standards of living.