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Learning Center at Nebraska City

  • Southeast Community College is excited to offer educational and training opportunities to the area but we need your help to determine what classes you would like to have us offer. Please contact Cindy Meyer, Learning Center at Nebraska City coordinator, with your ideas and suggestions at 402-323-3636

    The Learning Center is located at:
    1406 Central Avenue
    Nebraska City, NE 68410

    Office hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
    Driving directions
  • Schedule for Spring 2022 Semester

    Print a Credit Courses Registration Form

    A limited number of credit and Dual Credit Advantage classes are offered toward completing General Education classes at SCC:

    • Prerequisite classes for Health Science programs
    • Beginning program courses
    • A portion of the Associate of Arts degree

    As the College submits and receives approval from the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Post-Secondary Education to offer entire programs at each Learning Center, the classes offered will expand. Class locations include the Learning Centers, high schools, libraries, and other facilities in the area.

    Spring 2022 Semester

    BSAD-1010 Microsoft Applications I
    Dates: Jan. 11-May 5, 2022
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 8-9:20 a.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Instructor: Carlson
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: BSAD-1010-NC02
    More Information
    How to Register

    BSAD-1050 Introduction to Business
    Dates: Jan. 11-May 5, 2022
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 9:30-10:50 a.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Instructor: Baillie
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: BSAD-1050-NC02
    More Information
    How to Register

    BSAD-1090 Business Law I
    Dates: Jan. 10-May 4, 2022
    Days: Mon., Wed. & Fri.
    Time: 9-9:50 a.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 102
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: BSAD-1090-NC01
    More Information
    How to Register

    ENGL-1010 English Composition I
    Dates: Jan. 10-May 4, 2022
    Days: Mon., Wed. & Fri.
    Time: 10-10:50 a.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Instructor: Johnson
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: ENGL-1010-NC16
    More Information
    How to Register

    ENTR-1050 Intro to Entrepreneurship (Hybrid)
    Dates: Jan. 12-May 4, 2022
    Days: Wed.
    Time: 5:30-6:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Instructor: Baillie
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: ENTR-1050-HBNC1
    More Information
    How to Register

    HLTH-1150 Nursing Assistant (Hybrid)
    Dates: March 7-May 3, 2022
    Days: Mon., Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 6-9:30 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Cost: NE Resident $456 / Non-Resident $540
    Semester Credits: 4.0
    Course Number: HLTH-1150-HBNC8
    More Information
    How to Register

    MATH-0950 Beginning Algebra
    Dates: Jan. 11-May 5, 2022
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 2:30-3:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Instructor: Mejia
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: MATH-0950-NC07
    More Information
    How to Register

    OFFT-1310 Office Accounting
    Dates: Jan. 11-May 5, 2022
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 4-5:20 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 102
    Instructor: Kay
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: OFFT-1310-NC04
    More Information
    How to Register

    SOCI-1010 Introduction to Sociology (Hybrid)
    Dates: Jan. 11-May 5, 2022
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 4-5:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 103
    Instructor: Cohn
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: SOCI-1010-NC07
    More Information
    How to Register

    SPCH-1110 Public Speaking
    Dates: Jan. 10-May 4, 2022
    Days: Mon. & Wed.
    Time: 3-4:20 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 103
    Instructor: Zetocha
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: SPCH-1110-NC07
    More Information
    How to Register

    The Learning Center at Nebraska City 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 - Nebraska City or 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
      • Just Google It! - Nebraska City
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Exploring Apps (Health & Wellness) - LIVE Online
      • Online Buying & Selling - LIVE Online
      • Shutterfly - LIVE Online
      • Using Cloud Storage - LIVE Online
    • Introductory Classes
      • Get Started with Computers - LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Nebraska City
      • Windows 10 - Nebraska City
    • 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
    CPR/Basic Life Support/First Aid
    • CPR HeartCode® Basic Life Support (for Health Care Professionals) - Nebraska City
    • CPR - HeartCode® Basic Life Support Online + Skills Session (for Health Care Professionals) - Nebraska City
    • Heartsaver® CPR AED (Community) - Nebraska City
    • Heartsaver® CPR AED Online + Skills Session (Community) - Nebraska City
    • Heartsaver® First Aid - Nebraska City
    • Heartsaver® First Aid Online + Skills Session - Nebraska City
    Electrical Maintenance & Coding
    • Motor Control & Relay Logic - Nebraska City
    • Variable Frequency Drives - Nebraska City
    Emergency Medical Services
    • EMT Refresher - Nebraska City
    Forklift
    • Forklift Operator - Nebraska City
    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)
    Microsoft Office Classes
    • Excel 2016: Basic - Nebraska City
    • Using Microsoft OneNote to Create Your Own Gardening Journal - LIVE Online
    • Word 2016: Basic - Nebraska City
    Professional Development
    • Food Protection Manager Online Class - Online & Nebraska City
    • 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
    QuickBooks
    • QuickBooks 2020: Basic (Desktop Version) - Nebraska City
    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

    The Learning Center at Nebraska City offers a variety of leisure and personal enrichment classes at the Learning Center, high schools, libraries and other facilities in the communities with the region.  These classes are to…

    • 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
    • Woodshop Open Workshop - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Working with Resin - LIVE Online
    Bus Trips & Tours
    • Disney’s Freaky Friday Bus Trip at the New Theatre Restaurant, Kansas City - Depart from Nebraska City
    • The Play That Goes Wrong Bus Trip at the New Theatre Restaurant, Kansas City - Depart from Nebraska City
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • Internet
      • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
      • NEW! Don’t Get Hacked: Keeping Yourself Cyber Safe - LIVE Online
      • Just Google It! - Nebraska City
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Exploring Apps (Health & Wellness) - LIVE Online
      • Online Buying & Selling - LIVE Online
      • Shutterfly - LIVE Online
      • Using Cloud Storage - LIVE Online
    • Introductory Classes
      • Get Started with Computers - LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Nebraska City
      • Windows 10 - Nebraska City
    • 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
      • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Nebraska City
      • Put the Tech in Traveling - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: Android - Nebraska City or LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: iPhone - Nebraska City or LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Photo Editing & Organization - LIVE Online
    CPR/Basic Life Support/First Aid
    • CPR HeartCode® Basic Life Support (for Health Care Professionals) - Nebraska City
    • CPR - HeartCode® Basic Life Support Online + Skills Session (for Health Care Professionals) - Nebraska City
    • Heartsaver® CPR AED (Community) - Nebraska City
    • Heartsaver® CPR AED Online + Skills Session (Community) - Nebraska City
    • Heartsaver® First Aid - Nebraska City
    • Heartsaver® First Aid Online + Skills Session - Nebraska City
    Explore
    • Bob Ross Painting: First Snow Fall - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Food to Put You in the Mood - Nebraska City
    • Just Google It! - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Self-Defense Techniques - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Spin & Strap - Nebraska City
    • Woodshop Open Workshop - Nebraska City
    Family Matters
    • Co-Parenting: Working Together for Your Children - Online
    • Herbal Support in Trying Times - LIVE Online
    • NEW! How to Keep Your Family Phones Safe - LIVE Online
    • Level 2 Co-Parenting: Working Together for Your Children - LIVE Online
    • Long Term Care Cost Planning - LIVE Online
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Nebraska City 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 - Nebraska City or Webinar
    Foods
    • Delectable Dumplings - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Food to Put You in the Mood - Nebraska City
    • Fudgy Fun - LIVE Online
    • Instant Pot Cooking Basics - LIVE Online
    • Meatball Madness - Nebraska City
    • Sushi 101 - Nebraska City
    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
    • Woodshop Open Workshop - Nebraska City
    Languages
    • Basic Conversational Sign Language - Nebraska City
    • Beginning Spanish - Nebraska City
    • Sign Exact English: Medical Focus - LIVE Online
    Microsoft Office Classes
    • Excel 2016: Basic - Nebraska City
    • Using Microsoft OneNote to Create Your Own Gardening Journal - LIVE Online
    • Word 2016: Basic - Nebraska City
    Mind & Body
    • Energize Your Mind, Body & Spirit - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Full-Body Yoga/Stretching Class - LIVE Online
    • Herbal Support in Trying Times - LIVE Online
    • Meditative Mandalas - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Self-Defense Techniques - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Walk for a Healthier You - LIVE Online
    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 - Nebraska City 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
    • Tired of Cable TV, Dish or Direct TV? Cut the Cord! - LIVE Online
    • Welcome to Medicare - Nebraska City or Webinar
    Music
    • Intro to the Ukulele - LIVE Online
    Personal Development
    • Body Sculpting: Butts & Guts - LIVE Online
    • Cardio Circuit - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Don’t Get Hacked: Keeping Yourself Cyber Safe - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Full-Body Yoga/Stretching Class - LIVE Online
    • 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 - Nebraska City or Webinar
    • Put the Tech in Traveling - LIVE Online
    • Rip (formerly BodyPump) - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Self-Defense Techniques - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Spin & Strap - Nebraska City
    • Strength Training FUNdamentals: Tone & Eat Right - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Walk for a Healthier You - LIVE Online
    • Welcome to Medicare - Nebraska City or Webinar
    • You Have a Life Story to Share - LIVE Online
    • Zumba - Nebraska City
    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
    • Cardio Circuit - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Full-Body Yoga/Stretching Class - LIVE Online
    • Rip (formerly BodyPump) - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Self-Defense Techniques - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Spin & Strap - Nebraska City
    • Strength Training FUNdamentals: Tone & Eat Right - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Walk for a Healthier You - LIVE Online
    • Zumba - Nebraska City
    Youth
    • Babysitting 101 for Ages 10-14 - Online
    • Basic Drawing for Ages 7-12 - LIVE Online

    ABE/GED and ESL courses

    Classes begin monthly, please contact Lynn Saffer at 800-642-4075 ext. 2719 for details.

    City / LocationSchedule
    Learning Center at Nebraska CityABE/GED Tuesday and Thursday 5-8 p.m.
    Learning Center at Nebraska CityESL Monday and Wednesday 5:30-8:30 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.

    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, 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.

    Nebraska City Learning Center Job Enhancement Scholarship

    We welcome your interest in this scholarship and wish you success as you pursue your educational goals. Complete the application if you are in need of financial assistance for any workforce development (or job related) class, either credit or non-credit, as long as there is no award of federal financial aid. The completed scholarship application and course registration form must be completed to be considered for the scholarship award.

    Application and Registration Form

    Application deadline

    Due two weeks before the course start date.

    Scholarship awards

    If approved and funds are available, the scholarship will award 75% of the tuition. Student will be responsible for the cost of books, fees or supplies, if applicable. The scholarship is intended to help students taking courses to improve job-related skills. Applicants will be notified of the scholarship committee’s decision within 3-5 days prior to the beginning of the course.

    Eligibility requirements

    • Reside in Nebraska City zip code, 68410
    • Financial need
    • Good standing at SCC

    Review criteria

    Strength of personal need statement and demonstrate financial need

    Expectations of recipients

    • Remain in good standing with continued progress toward educational and career goals.
    • Consider sharing your story to promote the Southeast Community College Continuing Education Division and its scholarship program.

    Submit application materials

    • Job Enhancement Scholarship Application Form
    • Credit or Non-credit Course Registration Form
    • 25% of Tuition Balance Payment Due

    Southeast Community College
    Learning Center at Nebraska City
    Scholarship Committee
    1406 Central Avenue
    Nebraska City 68410

    Or complete and scan form to: cmeyer@southeast.edu

    For more information

    402-323-3636
    cmeyer@southeast.edu

    Scholarship funds provided by The Nebraska City Community Foundation.

    Additional Scholarship and Financial Assistance Opportunities:

    Placement Testing – Next Generation ACCUPLACER®: This is one of the course placement tests utilized by SCC and other Nebraska community colleges. The Center provides the Next Generation ACCUPLACER® test free to high school students ages 16 and older. High school graduates receive one free test. Additional tests cost $15 each.

    Proctor Tests: Center staff proctor tests set up by SCC faculty for students in their class for free. Proctoring tests for other colleges is $25 per test.

    Connection to SCC Services: The Learning Center staff is available to assist in making connections via phone or video with SCC services. In-person meetings at the LC may also be arranged.