Outreach and Energy Generator at Next Step Adventure
Shelly Johnson has been described as Tinker Bell on crack. Like that capable little sprite, she is strong and responsible, and will go to any length. Shelly motivates students of all ages with her energetic approach to solving problems and taking the next step forward.
Throughout her education and career, Shelly has been recognized for her leadership abilities and success at motivating students of all ages. Her great energy results in strong connections with Iowa schools, businesses and organizations.
Shelly leads outreach and marketing for Next Step and for other clients. As Education Coordinator, she teaches in formal and non-formal settings. She is certified to facilitate Real Colors and the MACA Poverty Simulation.
Before joining the Next Step team in 2014, Shelly taught middle school and worked as Education Coordinator at the Iowa Hall of Pride. There she managed logistics for nearly 300 field trips, events and workshops each year for schools and corporate audiences. Can’t middle school teachers do ANYTHING?
Shelly enjoys spending time with her young family, being outdoors and exploring new places.