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Beatrice Continuing Education

  • The Beatrice Continuing Education office offers a selection of noncredit workforce opportunities that serves the region.  If you are interested in…

    • Enhancing a skill
    • Recertifying in a trade
    • Starting a new career path, or
    • Simply making your life more satisfying

    Print a Non-credit Courses Registration Form

    If you don’t see a class listed, please click on the "Suggest a class" link.

    Winter 2022

    Business Leadership
    • Critical Thinking in Today’s Workplace - Online
    • Emotional Intelligence: The Foundation of Lifelong Success - LIVE Online
    • Manage & Resolve Conflict - LIVE Online
    • The Path to Resilience - LIVE Online
    • Your Role as a Supervisor - LIVE Online
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • Internet
      • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
      • NEW! Don’t Get Hacked: Keeping Yourself Cyber Safe - LIVE Online
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
      • Online Buying & Selling - LIVE Online
      • Using Cloud Storage - LIVE Online
    • Introductory Classes
      • Get Started with Computers - LIVE Online
    • Smart Devices
      • Cell Phone Photography - LIVE Online
      • NEW! How to Keep Your Family Phones Safe - LIVE Online
      • iPhone App Store Tutorial, Messaging & More - LIVE Online
      • iPhone or Android? - LIVE Online
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Exploring Apps (Health & Wellness) - LIVE Online
      • Put the Tech in Traveling - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: Android - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: iPhone - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Photo Editing & Organization - LIVE Online
    Health Care Provider CEUs
    • Abuse & Neglect Prevention for Nursing Assistants - Online
    • Breastfeeding Education for Providers: Creating a Network of Support for Families - LIVE Online
    • Intravenous Therapy: Current Standards of Practice 1 (Online Course)
    • Intravenous Therapy: Current Standards of Practice 2 Skills (Hybrid Course) - Online & Beatrice
    Professional Development
    • Food Protection Manager Online Class - Online & Beatrice
    • Strengths at Work: LinkedIn Lunch Workshops - LIVE Online
    Programming & Networking
    • Back End Developer Bootcamp - LIVE Online
    • Data Engineer Bootcamp - LIVE Online
    • Front End Software Developer Bootcamp - LIVE Online
    Small-Business Essentials
    • How to Decide the Legal Form of Your Business - LIVE Online
    • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
    • Online Marketing Strategies - LIVE Online
    Social Media
    • Introduction to Podcasting - LIVE Online
    • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
    • Online Marketing Strategies - LIVE Online
    Social Media for Business
    • Introduction to Podcasting - LIVE Online
    • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
    • Online Marketing Strategies - LIVE Online
    • Strengths at Work: LinkedIn Lunch Workshops - LIVE Online

    Leisure classes are offered in a variety of locations in southeast Nebraska.  We have a large assortment of Zoom classes to meet a variety of interests and needs.

    • Discover a new hobby
    • Enhance a skill
    • Meet new friends
    • Add variety to your daily routine

    Print a Non-credit Courses Registration Form

    If you don’t see a class listed, please click on the "Suggest a class" link.

    Winter 2022

    Animals & Pets
    • Backyard Chickens - LIVE Online
    Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
    • Basic Drawing for Ages 7-12 & Adults - LIVE Online
    • Bob Ross: Lantern Shadows - LIVE Online
    • Bob Ross: Milky Way - LIVE Online
    • Bob Ross Painting: First Snow Fall - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Cloth-Covered Journal - LIVE Online
    • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Embroidered Jewelry - LIVE Online
    • Gratitude, Gimmicks & Going the Extra Mile - LIVE Online
    • Handmade Greeting Cards - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Impasto Floral Painting - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Paw Print & Heart String Art Class - LIVE Online
    • Pictures Galore, Organizing & More! - LIVE Online
    • Semi-Annual "Spring Break" Scrapbook Retreat - Beatrice
    • Shutterfly - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Watercolor Quilts - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Working with Resin - LIVE Online
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • Internet
      • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
      • NEW! Don’t Get Hacked: Keeping Yourself Cyber Safe - LIVE Online
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
      • Online Buying & Selling - LIVE Online
      • Using Cloud Storage - LIVE Online
    • Introductory Classes
      • Get Started with Computers - LIVE Online
    • Smart Devices
      • Cell Phone Photography - LIVE Online
      • NEW! How to Keep Your Family Phones Safe - LIVE Online
      • iPhone App Store Tutorial, Messaging & More - LIVE Online
      • iPhone or Android? - LIVE Online
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Exploring Apps (Health & Wellness) - LIVE Online
      • Put the Tech in Traveling - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: Android - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: iPhone - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Photo Editing & Organization - LIVE Online
    Explore
    • Community Chorus - Beatrice
    • Gentle Yoga - Beatrice
    • Semi-Annual "Spring Break" Scrapbook Retreat - Beatrice
    • Yoga & Pilates - Beatrice
    Family Matters
    • Herbal Support in Trying Times - LIVE Online
    • NEW! How to Keep Your Family Phones Safe - LIVE Online
    • Long Term Care Cost Planning - LIVE Online
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Beatrice or Webinar
    • NEW! Planning for Social Security & Health Care Expenses: What You Need to Know - LIVE Online
    • Social Security 101: Understanding This Retirement Benefit - LIVE Online
    • Welcome to Medicare - Beatrice or Webinar
    Foods
    • Air Fryer 101 - LIVE Online
    • Delectable Dumplings - LIVE Online
    • Food Protection Manager Online Class - Online
    • Fudgy Fun - LIVE Online
    • Instant Pot Cooking Basics - LIVE Online
    Home & Garden
    • Gardening by the Month - LIVE Online
    • Let’s Do Lunch: Gardening Basics - LIVE Online
    • Perennials: Getting Started with Your Garden—What’s Your Style? - LIVE Online
    • Recognizing & Avoiding Invasive & Noxious Plant Types - LIVE Online
    • Successful Seed Starting Techniques - LIVE Online
    • Types of Perennial Gardens - LIVE Online
    • Types of Perennial Plants - LIVE Online
    • Using Microsoft OneNote to Create Your Own Gardening Journal - LIVE Online
    • Winter Pruning: Working with Bushes & Small Trees - LIVE Online
    Languages
    • Sign Exact English: Medical Focus - LIVE Online
    Mind & Body
    • Energize Your Mind, Body & Spirit - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Full-Body Yoga/Stretching Class - LIVE Online
    • Gentle Yoga - Beatrice
    • Herbal Support in Trying Times - LIVE Online
    • Meditative Mandalas - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Walk for a Healthier You - LIVE Online
    • Yoga & Pilates - Beatrice
    Money Matters
    • NEW! Annuities: Beyond the Hard Sell - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Getting Ready to Retire: Are Your Ducks In A Row? - LIVE Online
    • Long Term Care Cost Planning - LIVE Online
    • Money Can’t Buy Me Love: Keys to Making Good Financial Decisions - LIVE Online
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Beatrice or Webinar
    • NEW! Planning for Social Security & Health Care Expenses: What You Need to Know - LIVE Online
    • The Power You Have, the Power You Give - LIVE Online
    • Social Security 101: Understanding This Retirement Benefit - LIVE Online
    • Welcome to Medicare - Beatrice or Webinar
    Music
    • Intro to the Ukulele - LIVE Online
    Performing Arts
    • Community Chorus - Beatrice
    • Intro to the Ukulele - LIVE Online
    Personal Development
    • Body Sculpting: Butts & Guts - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Don’t Get Hacked: Keeping Yourself Cyber Safe - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Full-Body Yoga/Stretching Class - LIVE Online
    • Gentle Yoga - Beatrice
    • Introduction to Podcasting - LIVE Online
    • Let’s Do Lunch Series
      • LDL: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
      • LDL: Exploring Apps (Health & Wellness) - LIVE Online
      • LDL: Gardening Basics - LIVE Online
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Beatrice or Webinar
    • Put the Tech in Traveling - LIVE Online
    • Strength Training FUNdamentals: Tone & Eat Right - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Walk for a Healthier You - LIVE Online
    • Welcome to Medicare - Beatrice or Webinar
    • Yoga & Pilates - Beatrice
    • You Have a Life Story to Share - LIVE Online
    Photography
    • Cell Phone Photography - LIVE Online
    • Digital Photography - LIVE Online
    • Digital Photography Editing/Post Processing - LIVE Online
    • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
    • Pictures Galore, Organizing & More! - LIVE Online
    • Semi-Annual "Spring Break" Scrapbook Retreat - Beatrice
    • Shutterfly - LIVE Online
    • Smartphone Photo Editing & Organization - LIVE Online
    Social Media
    • Introduction to Podcasting - LIVE Online
    • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
    • Online Marketing Strategies - LIVE Online
    Sports, Recreation & Fitness
    • Body Sculpting: Butts & Guts - LIVE Online
    • Gentle Yoga - Beatrice
    • Strength Training FUNdamentals: Tone & Eat Right - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Walk for a Healthier You - LIVE Online
    • Yoga & Pilates - Beatrice
    Youth
    • Babysitting 101 for Ages 10-14 - Online
    • Basic Drawing for Ages 7-12 - LIVE Online

    ABE/GED and ESL courses

    City / LocationStart DateSchedule
    Beatrice / SCC Campus, Jackson Hall/J406Aug. 12Daytime Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
    Beatrice / Beatrice LibraryAug. 12Evening Monday and Wednesday 4:30-7 p.m.

    Basic Skills Improvement/GED® Preparation Classes

    ABE/GED® classes run continuously in locations throughout southeast Nebraska. Adult Basic Education classes help students improve their basic skills for work, school, employment, GED® testing, or self-satisfaction. Students are assessed during orientation to determine their specific needs, and instruction is based accordingly. Teachers and tutors provide confidential instruction to all participants.

    Volunteer Tutors Needed

    Volunteer tutors are an important part of our ABE/GED® program. Volunteer tutors assist students with GED® preparation, English as a Second Language or basic skills in the areas of reading, math and language. Requirements for becoming a volunteer tutor are simple: a high school diploma or GED® and a willingness to help students learn! For more information on becoming a volunteer, please contact Jodi Anderson at 402-437-2576 or email janderson1@southeast.com.

    Citizenship

    SCC offers information on the steps in the Naturalization process and instruction in the key component of U.S. history and government that applicants must know for the USCIS interview. Candidates for U.S. citizenship must learn what it really means to participate in a democracy and the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizens.

    English as a Second Language

    Classes are offered throughout southeast Nebraska for individuals who want to improve their English listening and speaking skills. As part of a Career Pathways program, all students will have the opportunity to improve employability skills and prepare for college or a career. Citizenship information also is available.

    No registration fee, all classes are free.

    For more information on Basic Skills, GED® Preparation, Citizenship, English as a Second Language, please contact the Adult Education office at 402-437-2719; 800-828-0072, ext. 2719; or email lsaffer@southeast.edu.

    Scholarship and Financial Assistance Opportunities:


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    Questions: 402-437-2700

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