1. Virtual Academies


Led by JA staff, San Diego business community members, entrepreneurs and more, Virtual Academy Programs are designed to enable students to learn about the variety of career possibilities in San Diego, how to start and run their own business and how money works, all in a fun and engaging environment with their friends and fellow participants.View specific academy details below!

If you are interested in implementing one of our academies in your classroom, please contact Capstone Director, Deanne Markle at dmarkle@jasandiego.org.

Take Control of Your Business Academy:

JA Pillar: Entrepreneurship

5th-8th Grade Program:

Find out what it takes to create and run your own business. We will provide you with the resources necessary to be an entrepreneur! 

  • What is entrepreneurship? - Types of entrepreneurs and accessing market needs
  • Business Plan - Create a business plan and prototype
  • Sell, Sell, Sell! - How to market your business

To put your skills to the test we will hold a virtual "Shark Tank" themed presentation to a panel of judges on the last academy date and see who is willing to invest!

Come take this journey with us so you can Take Control of Your Business!

  • Academy Dates:(Tuesdays and Wednesdays): February 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd and 24th  
  • Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm Zoom session with Capstone Associate Cassie
  • Cost: $75/registrant

Register now

JA Virtual Opportunities

For for information about the JA Virtual Opportunities program, visit the JA Virtual Opportunities program page.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact  Deanne Markle  

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