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:
    819 Central Avenue
    Nebraska City, NE 68410

    Office hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
    Driving directions
    Parking Information
  • Schedule for Spring 2020 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 2020 Semester Courses

    BSAD-1010 Microsoft Applications I
    Jan. 14-May 7, 2020
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 2:30-3:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 102
    Cost: NE Resident $324 / Non-Resident $387
    Instructor: Borcherding
    3.0 semester credits
    Course Number: BSAD-1010-NC10
    More Information
    How to Register

    ECON-1200 Personal Finance (Hybrid)
    Jan. 16-May 7, 2020
    Day: Thurs.
    Time: 5:30-6:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Cost: NE Resident $324 / Non-Resident $387
    Instructor: Hamilton
    3.0 semester credits
    Course Number: ECON-1200-NC18
    More Information
    How to Register

    ENGL-1010 English Composition I
    Jan. 14-May 7, 2020
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 7-8:20 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Cost: NE Resident $324 / Non-Resident $387
    3.0 semester credits
    Course Number: ENGL-1010-NC18
    More Information
    How to Register

    ENGL-1110 Business Communication
    Jan. 14-May 7, 2020
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 4-5:20 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Cost: NE Resident $324 / Non-Resident $387
    Instructor: Salestrom
    3.0 semester credits
    Course Number: ENGL-1110-NC01
    More Information
    How to Register

    ENTR-1050 Intro to Entrepreneurship (Hybrid)
    Jan. 15-May 6, 2020
    Day: Wed.
    Time: 5:30-6:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Cost: NE Resident $324 / Non-Resident $387
    3.0 semester credits
    Course Number: ENTR-1050-HBNC1
    More Information
    How to Register

    HIST-2020 American History II—Late America
    Jan. 14-May 7, 2020
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 4-5:20 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 102
    Cost: NE Resident $324 / Non-Resident $387
    Instructor: Davis
    3.0 semester credits
    Course Number: HIST-2020-NC03
    More Information
    How to Register

    HLTH-1150 Nursing Assistant (Hybrid)
    Jan. 14-March 5, 2020
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 4:30-9:15 p.m.
    Location: Nebraska City Center for Children & Families, 917 Wildwood Ln.
    Cost: NE Resident $432 / Non-Resident $516
    4.0 semester credits
    Course Number: HLTH-1150-HBNC1
    More Information
    How to Register

    PSYC-1810 Introduction to Psychology
    Jan. 14-May 7, 2020
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 2:30-3:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Cost: NE Resident $324 / Non-Resident $387
    Instructor: Hinerman
    3.0 semester credits
    Course Number: PSYC-1810-NC31
    More Information
    How to Register

    SOCI-1010 Intro to Sociology
    Jan. 14-May 7, 2020
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 4-5:20 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 103
    Cost: NE Resident $324 / Non-Resident $387
    Instructor: Cohn
    3.0 semester credits
    Course Number: SOCI-1010-NC06
    More Information
    How to Register

    The Learning Center in 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.

    Oct.-Dec. 2019

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    Business Leadership
    • Conflict & Cataracts: Seeing the True Source of Conflict - Nebraska City
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • iTunes: Work It, Play It, Manage It - Nebraska City
    • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Nebraska City Area
    • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Nebraska City Area
    Electrical & Pneumatics
    • Motor Control & Relay Logic - Nebraska City
    • Variable Frequency Drives - Nebraska City
    Social Media
    • One-on-One Social Media Training - Nebraska City Area
    Software Applications
    • Excel 2016: Intermediate - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Tips & Tricks: Excel - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Tips & Tricks: Word - Nebraska City
    • Word 2016: Intermediate - Nebraska City

    Winter 2020

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    Accounting, Financials & Insurance
    • NEW! Introductory QuickBooks Online - Nebraska City, NE
    Business Leadership
    • Leading through Influence - Nebraska City, NE
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • NUEVO! Fundamentos de la Computadora Español (Computer Basics Spanish) - Nebraska City, NE
    • How Do You “Back Up” a Computer? - Nebraska City, NE
    • Introduction to Personal Computers for the Senior Citizen I - Nebraska City, NE
    • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Nebraska City, NE, Area
    • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Nebraska City, NE, Area
    • Smartphone Basics: Android - Nebraska City, NE
    • Smartphone Basics: iPhone - Nebraska City, NE
    • Using the Cloud - Nebraska City, NE
    Social Media
    • One-on-One Social Media Training - Nebraska City, NE, Area
    Software Applications
    • NEW! Introductory QuickBooks Online - Nebraska City, NE
    Web Development & Design
    • Building a Website Level I - Nebraska City, NE

    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.

    Oct.-Dec. 2019

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    Animals & Pets
    • Good Dog Class: Obedience Level 1 - Nebraska City
    Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
    • Acrylic Painting: Ship on the Water Blood Moon - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Art Glass Wall Clock - Brownville
    • Bob Ross Painting: Lattice Clematis - Nebraska City
    • Buying, Selling & Evaluating Antiques, Coins & Collectibles - Syracuse
    • Learning to Paint Like Bob Ross: Winter Wreath Scene - Syracuse
    • NEW! Make Your Own Kaleidoscope - Brownville
    • Mini Barn Quilt Painting - Nebraska City
    • Rag Rug Making - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Stained Glass Earrings - Brownville
    Bus Trips
    • NEW! New Theatre Bus Trip: The Last Romance - Depart from Nebraska City
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • iTunes: Work It, Play It, Manage It - Nebraska City
    • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Nebraska City Area
    • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Nebraska City Area
    Family Matters
    • Medicare Annual Enrollment - Nebraska City
    • Pick the Right Medicare Drug Plan - Johnson or Nebraska City, or Webinar
    • Youth Anti-Bully & Anti-Abduction for Ages 6-11 - Nebraska City
    Foods
    • Pizza on the Grill - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Sushi 101 - Nebraska City
    • What to Do with All Those Apples! - Nebraska City
    History
    • American History & Our Founding Fathers - Nebraska CityAmerican History & Our Founding Fathers - Nebraska City
    Home & Garden
    • NEW! Art Glass Wall Clock - Brownville
    • Mini Barn Quilt Painting - Nebraska City
    • Rag Rug Making - Nebraska City
    Languages
    • Beginning Spanish - Nebraska City
    Mind & Body
    • Beginning Women’s Primal Self Defense - Nebraska City
    • BodyPump - Nebraska City
    • Bounce - Auburn
    • Essential Oils: Beyond the Basics - Nebraska City
    • Essential Oils for Stress - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Essential Oils for the Holidays - Nebraska City
    • Fit & Strong - Syracuse
    • NEW! Flow Yoga - Auburn
    • Fundamentals of Yoga - Auburn
    • NEW! Hustle for the Muscle - Syracuse
    • Stretch & Flex - Nebraska City
    • Water Aerobics - Nebraska City
    • Yoga - Nebraska City
    • Youth Anti-Bully & Anti-Abduction - Nebraska City
    • Zumba®️ Active - Nebraska City
    Money Matters
    • Pick the Right Medicare Drug Plan - Johnson or Nebraska City, or Webinar
    • Medicare Annual Enrollment - Nebraska City
    Performing Arts
    • Introduction to Stage Acting - Brownville
    • NEW! New Theatre Bus Trip: The Last Romance - Depart from Nebraska City
    Personal Development
    • Beginning Women’s Primal Self Defense - Nebraska City
    • The Core of the Story: Plotting Fantasy - Nebraska City
    • The Core of the Story: Plotting Romance - Nebraska City
    • Essential Oils for Stress - Nebraska City
    • Medicare Annual Enrollment - Nebraska City, or Webinar
    • Pick the Right Medicare Drug Plan - Johnson or Nebraska City, or Webinar
    • Publish Your Writing - Nebraska City
    Photography
    • Photography Fundamentals - Nebraska City
    Social Media
    • One-on-One Social Media Training - Nebraska City Area
    Software Applications
    • Excel 2016: Intermediate - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Tips & Tricks: Excel - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Tips & Tricks: Word - Nebraska City
    • Word 2016: Intermediate - Nebraska City
    Sports, Recreation & Fitness
    • Beginning Women’s Primal Self Defense - Nebraska City
    • BodyPump - Nebraska City
    • Bounce - Auburn
    • Fit & Strong - Syracuse
    • NEW! Flow Yoga - Auburn
    • NEW! Hustle for the Muscle - Syracuse
    • Stretch & Flex - Nebraska City
    • Water Aerobics - Nebraska City
    • Yoga - Nebraska City
    • ZUMBA®️ Active - Nebraska City
    Youth
    • Youth Anti-Bully & Anti-Abduction for Ages 6-11 - Nebraska City
    • Mini Barn Quilt Painting for Ages 10 & Up - Nebraska City
    • Beginning Women’s Primal Self Defense for Ages 12 & Up - Nebraska City

    Winter 2020

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    Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
    • NEW! Acrylic Painting: Castle on the Island - Nebraska City, NE
    • Bob Ross: Blood Moon - Nebraska City, NE
    • Bob Ross: Winter Window - Nebraska City, NE
    • NEW! Basic Concepts of Drawing: Rowboat on a Lake - Nebraska City, NE
    • For Kids: Fun with Polymer Clay for Ages 8-15 - Nebraska City, NE
    • Mini Barn Quilt Painting - Syracuse, NE
    • Rag Rug Making - Nebraska City, NE
    • Soap Making 101 - Nebraska City, NE
    Bus Trips
    • New Theatre Restaurant: Church Basement Ladies - Depart from Auburn & Nebraska City, NE
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • NUEVO! Fundamentos de la Computadora Español (Computer Basics Spanish) - Nebraska City, NE
    • How Do You “Back Up” a Computer? - Nebraska City, NE
    • Introduction to Personal Computers for the Senior Citizen I - Nebraska City, NE
    • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Nebraska City, NE, Area
    • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Nebraska City, NE, Area
    • Smartphone Basics: Android - Nebraska City, NE
    • Smartphone Basics: iPhone - Nebraska City, NE
    • Using the Cloud - Nebraska City, NE
    Explore
    • NEW! Acrylic Painting: Castle on the Island - Nebraska City, NE
    • NEW! College Tuition Planning - Nebraska City, NE
    • DNA Tells a Story - Nebraska City, NE
    • NUEVO! Fundamentos de la Computadora Español (Computer Basics Spanish) - Nebraska City, NE
    • Introduction to Podcasting - Nebraska City, NE
    • NEW! Introductory QuickBooks Online - Nebraska City, NE
    • NEW! Meet, Eat & Learn: The Wellbeing of Sleep - Nebraska City, NE
    Family Matters
    • NEW! College Tuition Planning - Nebraska City, NE
    • DNA Tells a Story - Nebraska City, NE
    • Medicare Update - Nebraska City, NE
    • The Power You Have, The Power You Give - Nebraska City, NE
    • Welcome to Medicare - Nebraska City, NE, or Webinar
    Foods
    • Healthy Bites - Nebraska City, NE
    • Meatball Madness - Nebraska City, NE
    • Thai Night: It’s a Wrap! - Nebraska City, NE
    Genealogy
    • DNA Tells a Story - Nebraska City, NE
    Home & Garden
    • Mini Barn Quilt Painting - Syracuse, NE
    • Small Scale Hemp Farming - Nebraska City, NE
    Languages
    • Basic Conversational Sign Language - Nebraska City, NE
    Mind & Body
    • Flow Yoga - Auburn & Syracuse, NE
    • Fundamentals of Yoga - Auburn, NE
    • Healthy Bites - Nebraska City, NE
    • Soap Making 101 - Nebraska City, NE
    • NEW! Meet, Eat & Learn: The Wellbeing of Sleep - Nebraska City, NE
    • Yoga - Nebraska City, NE
    • Yoga & Pilates - Syracuse, NE
    Money Matters
    • NEW! College Tuition Planning - Nebraska City, NE
    • Medicare Update - Nebraska City, NE
    • Welcome to Medicare - Nebraska City, NE, or Webinar
    Nebraska Nice
    • Small Scale Hemp Farming - Nebraska City, NE
    Performing Arts
    • New Theatre Restaurant: Church Basement Ladies - Depart from Auburn & Nebraska City, NE
    Personal Development
    • Healthy Bites - Nebraska City, NE
    • Introduction to Podcasting - Nebraska City, NE
    • Medicare Update - Nebraska City, NE
    • NEW! Meet, Eat & Learn: The Wellbeing of Sleep - Nebraska City, NE
    • The Power You Have, The Power You Give - Nebraska City, NE
    • Welcome to Medicare - Nebraska City, NE, or Webinar
    Photography
    • Photography Fundamentals - Nebraska City, NE
    Social Media
    • One-on-One Social Media Training - Nebraska City, NE, Area
    Software Applications
    • NEW! Introductory QuickBooks Online
    Sports, Recreation & Fitness
    • BodyPump - Nebraska City, NE
    • Flow Yoga - Auburn, NE
    • Fundamentals of Yoga - Auburn, NE
    • Muscle Wake Up: Toning & Core - Syracuse, NE
    • Senior Stretch & Flex - Nebraska City, NE
    • Water Aerobics - Nebraska City, NE
    • Yoga - Nebraska City, NE
    • Yoga & Pilates - Syracuse, NE
    Youth
    • For Kids: Fun with Polymer Clay for Ages 8-15 - Nebraska City, NE
    • NEW! Basic Concepts of Drawing: Rowboat on a Lake for Ages 9 & Up - Nebraska City, NE

    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 Monday and Wednesday 5:45-8:45 p.m.
    Learning Center at Nebraska CityESL Tuesday and Thursday 5:45-8:45 p.m.
    Tecumseh / SENCA BuildingTuesday and Thursday 5-8 p.m.

    Basic Skills Improvement/GED® Preparation Classes

    AE/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 AE/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!

    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, or being a volunteer, 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
    819 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.