OUR MISSION
Equip young people with high demand technical skills to help them earn micro-credentials, engage employers, and competitively meet the needs through all stages of a STEM++ career.

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NEXT Steps Partners In Education
Training Academy

Flexible Blended-Learning &  Employment Training Solutions
Dr. Terry M. Segovis, Principal
Dana Jewel Harris, Founder & CEO

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CORE COURSES & ELECTIVES
English Language Arts
Science
Health
Mathematics
History
World Languages
Business
Fine Arts

ADULT EDUCATION
Remedial/developmental programs
Adult Basic Education (ABE)
Adult Secondary Education (ASE)
Adult High School (AHS)
English language acquisition
High School Equivalency (HSE) Test Prep

SERVICE-LEARNING PROJECTS
Operation Restoration Pre-Apprenticeships
Community Connections Planning Meetings
Investor/Mentor Meetups
Fab Lab Game Zones
Corporate Kid Focus Groups
STEM++ Resume Training Sessions
Financial Portfolio Training Sessions

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CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
Architecture & Construction
Arts, A/V Technologies & Communications
Business Management & Administration
Education & Training
Film, Digital Media & Entertainment
Finance
Government & Public Administration
Health Science


Hospitality & Tourism
Human Services
Information Technology
Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security
Manufacturing
Marketing
STEM++ Industries
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Digital Badge & Skillcoin Rewards System™

Bridging The Gap Between Applied Learning & The Digital Gaming Experience

A Strategic Partnership With Georgia Tech University

OPERATION RESTORATION is a service-learning pre-apprenticeship and leadership training program that uses the stackable, micro-credentials of our  Digital Badge & Skillcoin Rewards System ™ to increase the technical skills of young people ages 6-24.

Our digital gaming platform provide curricula, training and educational standards recognized by the following programs and institutions:
–  Career & Technical Student Organizations: DECA, FBLA, SkillsUSA
–  STEM++ Certified School Curricula
–  Career, Technical & Agricultural Education Curricula
–  Workforce Development & Skills Readiness
–  Adult Education & Continuing Education
–  Work-Based Learning
–  US Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeships

Digital Badge Gallery

Our digital badge gallery offers 90+ technical skill-building micro-credentials in the following categories:


Program Badges

$10 .00 ea

Earned when students discover local resources within their community.

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Project Badges

$20 .00 ea

Earned when students research and design their service learning projects and activities.

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Task Badges

$30 .00 ea

Earned when students engage with their JEM Teams and Partners In Education network.

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Skills Badges

$40 .00 ea

Earned when students demonstrate applied skills from a STEM++ Career Cluster.

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Leadership Badges

$50 .00 ea

Earned when students demonstrate effective leadership skills that create solutions for real-life challenges.

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Partner Badges

$150 .00 ea

Earned when students secure all badges from one or more digital badge collections.

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*40% of all digital badge sponsorships are assigned to a Project Fund and treated as tax-deductible donations to The NEXT Steps Youth Entrepreneur Program (a 501c3 nonprofit organization)

How To Play The Game

You have three ways to put digital badges into play and earn Skillcoin Rewards™

Partners In Education

Select

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From

$10 ~ 149.00

Join Network Badge Gallery

Become a student, volunteer, mentor, nonprofit or business member of our NEXT Steps Partners In Education (NSPIE) network then select a digital badge to earn.

STEM++ Career Pathways

Select

Earn digital badges and Skillcoin Rewards™ by exploring STEM++ career clusters and “unlocking” learning levels to complete NEXT Steps Training Academy online courses.

Service-Learning Projects

Select

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From

$1,526*

View Projects Game Zone

Demonstrate your ability to meet the needs of employers and the current market value of your technical skills by completing service-learning projects and coordinating Jump Start Game Zones.

Digital Badge Collections

Further increase your STEM++ skills and the amount of Skillcoin Rewards™ you can earn.
All digital badge sponsorships are tax-deductible donations

Become A Digital Badge Sponsor

Use the tabs above to view digital badges from each category.


Our Program Badge Collection offers seven (7) skill-building digital badges individually and within digital badge collections:

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Our Project Badge Collection offers fourteen (14) skill-building digital badges individually and within digital badge collections:

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Use the tabs above to view digital badges from each category.


Our Task Badge Collection offers nineteen (19) skill-building digital badges individually and within digital badge collections:

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Use the tabs above to view digital badges from each category.


Our Skills Badge Collection offers twenty (20) skill-building digital badges individually and within digital badge collections:

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Use the tabs above to view digital badges from each category.


Our Leadership Badge Collection offers thirteen (13) skill-building digital badges individually and within digital badge collections:

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Use the tabs above to view digital badges from each category.


Our Partners In Education Collection offers one (1) digital badge to recognize students that have collected all badges within one or more digital badge collections:

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Use the tabs above to view digital badges from each category.


Operation Restoration offers seventeen (17) industry-based digital badge collections based on Career, Technical & Agricultural Education (CTAE) curricula for each STEM++ career pathway:

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Use the tabs above to view digital badges from each category.


NEXT Steps Partners In Education University offers online adult education and service-learning pre-apprenticeship courses with unlockable learning levels and additional opportunities to collect more digital badges and Skillcoin Rewards™:

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Operation Restoration Service-Learning Projects

Learn about the service-learning projects we’re creating through our NEXT Steps Partners In Education network.

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