Author: Gabby Gaither
Published: Tuesday, 06 Jul 2021
Junior Achievement of Oklahoma welcomes Amber Shelton as the new regional director in Oklahoma City. Prior to joining JA, Shelton served as the Program Director for Youth Leadership Exchange working with community leaders and high school students. Shelton also brings with her nine years of teaching experience in physical education and pre-kindergarten in Yukon, Oklahoma, where she was born and raised.
Junior Achievement is incredibly excited to have her join and looks forward to seeing the impact she will have at the organization. Shelton has a passion for students of all ages and believes it is up to the community to work together to help our children succeed.
Please join us in welcoming Amber to the JA family!
Diane Dang, Assistant Principal
"I saw the passion in their learning, & how it changed their lives & thinking of the world around them. I love JA!!!"
Finance Park Student
"Before JA Finance Park this stuff seemed impossible. Now it (financial independence) is in reach."
JA Finance Park Volunteer
"[The benefit of participating was] knowing I’m providing a better understanding of what adult life will be like."
Jay Calhoun, JA Alumni & JA Tulsa Board Member
"JA provided a solid foundation in leadership, economics and entrepreneurship as tools to achieve my goals."
"Junior Achievement taught me that everyone can be successful if you really work hard."