About Us

Junior Achievement of the Space Coast (JASC) is working to build a better Brevard!

How? Through our volunteer-delivered, K-12 programs that foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy skills. Junior Achievement uses experiential learning to inspire kids to dream big and reach their potential, and we’re proud to say we impact more than 10,000 students throughout Brevard County each year.

Through an innovative partnership between the business community, educators, and volunteers, Junior Achievement of the Space Coast helps young people connect with relevant learning and the importance of staying in school, building a bridge between what kids learn in the classroom to how it is applied in the real world. JA inspires students to develop competitive skills and confidence. Their success bolsters the local workforce and contributes to economic growth. JA empowers Brevard County young people to own their economic success.

Junior Achievement of the Space Coast

1275 South Patrick Drive, Ste A2
Satellite Beach, FL 32937
(321) 777-0982 phone
(321) 777-0983 fax

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Anne Conroy-BaiterPresident

Anne Conroy-Baiter joined Junior Achievement of the Space Coast in July 2014 as its new President. With more than twenty years of experience in nonprofit management, entrepreneurship, marketing, and public relations, her most recent position was as Executive Director of an arts organization in New York State for eight years. Moving to Brevard County to be closer to her husband’s family, Anne’s core of management experience and community improvement lends itself to forming new partnerships and collaborations within the Brevard community, while building programming reach in all corners of the county.

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Candice Hodge, Education Program Manager

Candice Hodge joined Junior Achievement of the Space Coast in 2011 as Operations Specialist. With a background in corporate management, Candice applies her considerable organizational and planning skills to matching almost 300 volunteers with Brevard classrooms each year to create the best learning potential possible. Dedicated to JA’s mission of enabling youth to own their own economic future, Candice is working every day to better Brevard.

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Desiree Kaul, Operations Coordinator

Desiree Kaul joined Junior Achievement of the Space Coast in January 2016. She is originally from Brevard County, and moved back with her family after 17 years away. She has a history with JA: working for Junior Achievement of the Greater Washington area at their Finance Park facility and volunteering over 100 hours with Junior Achievement of Northern California. She also holds an Accredited Financial Counselor designation and enjoys teaching financial literacy, especially to Brevard’s youth.