We take giant steps for people and organizations.
Next Step Adventure brings creativity and fun to your work. Let our team help you envision your goals as you take the next step on your journey to success.
Through a mindful approach to building teams, life coaching and education, we strive to make the world a better place.
Our mission is to help people and organizations develop team-oriented cultures, define benchmarks of progress and plan for the future.
Meet the fun people at Next Step.
EDUCATOR & INFO MANAGER
… is all about learning. Her passion for education includes people of all ages and abilities, and she is innovative in her approach to involving learners in their progress. Sara has faced life’s toughest challenges and emerged with strength and a positive attitude. She brings a strong background in science and teaching to the Next Step team. READ BIO ❯
STEM EDUCATOR & PEDAGOGICAL ENGINEER
…is passionate about helping teachers improve their practice. As a former Iowa Science Teachers Sections Chair, he uses engaging activities and works to ask effective questions to help teachers see how they can modify their lessons for the benefit of their students. READ BIO ❯
ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM SOLVER
…expresses her creativity most dynamically through her connection with Mother Earth. She is a well-known figure in Des Moines’ sustainability movement. Whether you’re talking about urban gardening, permaculture or conservation Kyla’s name is sure to come up. READ BIO ❯
Some of our clients, and the projects that are taking them to the next step
Keep Iowa Beautiful
We created Teachers Going Green, an online program to help teachers get kids outdoors! Now we coach them to make the most of hands-on teaching of NGSS and the Core.
Children and Family Urban Movement
Times of transition are challenging for programs serving vulnerable families. The caring professionals at Next Step coach and support leadership through tough times.
Mid-Iowa Health Foundation
Planning and reflection are ongoing at this local foundation. Next Step helps turn the wheel for a healthier community through assessment and facilitation.
Adams Academy and Student Life
How much fun can you have with students and staff to enhance creativity and leadership? Team building, Real Colors and Mousetraps, oh my!
Iowa Department of Education
From safe schools to service learning and team building, Next Step has served as a resource for the DOE since 2008.
Iowa High School Athletic Association
Team building, goal setting, and communication skills are just three things Next Step brings to the educational and student services offered by IHSAA.
Volunteer Center of Story County
Next Step helps educate volunteers and instill the values of generosity and leadership in the next generation.