The Revolution of STEAM Education
Through Financial Literacy ▪ Blockchain Technology ▪ Entertainment ▪ Entrepreneurship
NEXT Steps Online Training Academy
A edtech platform that transforms knowledge, STEAM skills, special capabilities, interests
and achievements into digital credentials, employment and career-building opportunities.
About The Money Guide for Young Entrepreneurs
A Word From The Author
Digital Badge & Skillcoin Rewards System™
Career Awareness & Exploration
Helps learners identify and explore local resources within their community.
Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Teaches learners economic and business development skills.
Workforce Readiness & Personal Branding
Teaches learners project management and job readiness skills.
STEAM Career Selections
Ensures learners gain industry-recognized skills for a STEAM Career Cluster.
Leadership, Team-building & Problem Solving
Rewards learners for creating solutions and demonstrating effective leadership.
Community On Demand STEAM Education & Life Skills Development Game
Digital badges to mark achievements & earn micro-credentials; eGift cards & SKill Bills to secure digital badge sponsorships; card decks, booster packs and game mats to identify up to 63 high-demand STEAM Skills; and play date workshops and competitions to gain experience, build portfolios and launch business ventures.
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Digital Badge Gallery
eGift Cards & SKill Bills
Decks & Game Pieces
Play Dates & Competitions
Community On Demand Digital Media Network
Apply to join our affiliate and work-based learning programs to strengthen your STEAM skills and gain real workforce experiences in the arts, communications, film, television, retail, ecommerce, marketing and business career pathways. Sponsorship and advertising options available.
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Pop Shop Studios
Key Activities & Deliverables
Students will be able to earn micro-credentials and learn how to create a digital portfolio, financial portfolio, business plan
and pitch deck.
Students will demonstrate their ability to promote, brand and monetize their knowledge, special abilities, interests, STEAM skills and achievements.
Students will create sustainable impact solutions that benefit their communities and then learn how to convert them into career-building opportunities and social enterprises.
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A Veteran-Led STEAM Entrepreneurship & Skills Development System
for K-12 Youth, Young Adults, STEAM Educators & Lifelong Learners
Serving Families & Communities Since 2008