Community On Demand Digital Media Network
NEXT Steps Online Academy
NEXT Steps Small Business Incubator
STEAM Education eGift Card Gallery
The Pop Shop Marketplace
STEM Direct Youth Staffing Services
About The CoD
A Partners In Education Network & Marketing Cooperative
Members of our network — students, teachers, volunteers, STEAM mentors, nonprofits and for-profit businesses — use digital technologies, service-learning projects and distribution channels to increase the employable STEAM skills and marketplace value of its young innovators and entrepreneurs.
Here’s How Our Digital Economy Works
Form/Join a JEM Team or Partners In Education Network in your community
Create A STEAM service-learning project or start a new community-based venture
Digitally document your progress and achievements to create products and services to sell
Upload, distribute and monetize your products, services through our digital media network
The Currencies of Our Digital Economy
The following currencies are used by members of The CoD to purchase, exchange and sell products and services throughout its e-commerce stores and digital networks.
The Digital Badge & Skillcoin Rewards System™
STEAM Education eGift Cards • Micro-Credentials • Crypto-Currencies
Digital badges are skill-building avatars and crowdfunding tools that strengthen employable STEAM skills, increase job readiness competencies, and create currencies to sustain the Community On Demand digital economy.
*All digital badge sponsorships are treated as tax-deductible donations to
The NEXT Steps Youth Entrepreneur Program (a 501c3 nonprofit organization)
Click a membership level to purchase or a button to learn more.
VOLUNTEERS ARE ALWAYS NEEDED
Please visit our Community On Demand Meetup account to join the conversation.
Check out our Community Connections Volunteer Page for other upcoming events.
Volunteer Registration Required