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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 Fall 2021 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.

    Fall 2021 Semester

    ECON-2110 Principles of Macroeconomics (Hybrid)
    Dates: Aug. 23-Dec. 13, 2021
    Day: Mon.
    Time: 5:30-6:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 102
    Instructor: Hamilton
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: ECON-2110-HBNC1
    More Information
    How to Register

    ENGL-1010 English Composition I
    Dates: Aug. 24-Dec. 16, 2021
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 9:30-10:50 a.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 102
    Instructor: Wortmann
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: ENGL-1010-NC16
    More Information
    How to Register

    ENGL-1020 English Composition II
    Dates: Aug. 23-Dec. 17, 2021
    Days: Mon., Wed. & Fri.
    Time: 11-11:50 a.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 102
    Instructor: Sack
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: ENGL-1020-NC02
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    ENTR-1050 Intro to Entrepreneurship (Hybrid)
    Dates: Aug. 25-Dec. 15, 2021
    Day: 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
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    FSDT-1350 Basic Nutrition (Hybrid)
    Dates: Aug. 21-Dec. 11, 2021
    Day: Sat.
    Time: 9-10:50 a.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Instructor: Gerbeling
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: FSDT-1350-HBNC4
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    FSDT-1350 Basic Nutrition
    Dates: Aug. 24-Dec. 16, 2021
    Day: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 9:30-10:50 a.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Instructor: Rethmeier
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: FSDT-1350-NC04
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    HIST-2010 American History I—Early America
    Dates: Aug. 23-Dec. 17, 2021
    Days: Mon., Wed. & Fri.
    Time: Noon-12:50 a.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Instructor: Davis
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: HIST-2010-NC025
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    PHIL-1010 Introduction to Philosophy
    Dates: Aug. 24-Dec. 16, 2021
    Day: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 2:30-3:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Instructor: Revock
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: PHIL-1010-NC03
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    SPCH-1090 Fundamentals of Human Communications
    Dates: Aug. 24-Dec. 14, 2021
    Day: Tues.
    Time: 6-8:25 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 101
    Instructor: Perez
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: SPCH-1090-NC06
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    8-Week Session

    HLTH-1150 Nursing Assistant (Hybrid)
    Dates: Oct. 21-Dec. 16, 2021
    Day: Mon., Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 6-9:30 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Nebraska City, Room 103
    Cost: NE Resident $456 / Non-Resident $540
    Semester Credits: 4.0
    Course Number: HLTH-1150-HBNC8
    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.

    Fall 2021

    Business Leadership
    • Communication & Team Development
      • Leadership Communication Boot Camp - Nebraska City or LIVE Online
    • Managing People & Projects
      • Community Leadership Program - LIVE Online
      • Your Role as a Supervisor - Nebraska City or LIVE Online
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • Internet
      • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
      • Online Buying & Selling - LIVE Online
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY! - LIVE Online
      • Using the Cloud - LIVE Online
      • Zoom: Everyone is Doing It! - LIVE Online
    • Introductory Classes
      • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Nebraska City Area
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY! - LIVE Online
    • Smart Devices
      • NEW! iPhone App Store, Messaging & More - LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Nebraska City Area
    Electrical Maintenance & Coding
    • Electrical Fundamentals - Nebraska City
    Microsoft Office Classes
    • Excel 2016: Basic - Nebraska City
    • Excel 2016: Intermediate - Nebraska City
    Professional Development
    • Introduction to Grant Writing - LIVE Online
    Small-Business Essentials
    • Business Plan Basics - LIVE Online
    • Let's Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
    Social Media
    • Let's Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - 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.

    Fall 2021

    Animals & Pets
    • Pet Massage - Nebraska City
    Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
    • NEW! Alcohol Ink Art - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Barn Quilts - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Basic Woodworking: Footstool - Nebraska City
    • Bob Ross: The Wishing Tree - LIVE Online
    • Bob Ross Painting: Boardwalk - LIVE Online
    • Buying, Selling & Evaluating Antiques, Coins & Collectibles - Nebraska City
    • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
    • Gratitude, Gimmicks & Going the Extra Mile - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Mixed Media Holiday Cards & Tags - LIVE Online
    • Needle Arts & Sewing
      • NEW! Crochet a Snowman Pouch - LIVE Online
      • T-shirt Block Interfacing - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Paper Clay Ornaments - LIVE Online
    • Pictures Galore, Organizing & More! - LIVE Online
    • Scarf Marbling - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Woodshop Open Workshop - Nebraska City
    Computer & Technology: Getting Started
    • Classes for Seniors
      • Let's Do Lunch: Exploring Apps (Savvy Seniors) - LIVE Online
    • Internet
      • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
      • Online Buying & Selling - LIVE Online
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY! - LIVE Online
      • Using the Cloud - LIVE Online
      • Zoom: Everyone is Doing It! - LIVE Online
    • Introductory Classes
      • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Nebraska City Area
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY! - LIVE Online
    • Smart Devices
      • NEW! iPhone App Store, Messaging & More - LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Nebraska City Area
    Explore
    • NEW! Barn Quilts - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Basic Woodworking: Footstool - Nebraska City
    • It’s Time for Football - Nebraska City
    • Keep on Strumming with the Dulcimer - Nebraska City
    • Learn to Play Pinochle - Nebraska City
    • Pet Massage - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Woodshop Open Workshop - Nebraska City
    Family Matters
    • Co-Parenting: Working Together for Your Children (Online)
    • DNA Tells a Story - LIVE Online
    • From Theory to Discovery: Breaking Down Your Brick Wall with Timelines - LIVE Online
    • Level 2 Co-Parenting: Working Together for Your Children - LIVE Online
    • Medicare Annual Enrollment - Nebraska City
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Nebraska City or Webinar
    • Welcome to Medicare - Nebraska City or Webinar
    Foods
    • NEW! Bread Basics: White, Rye, Cinnamon Raisin, & Houska - LIVE Online
    • Charcuterie: What Did You Say? - Nebraska City
    • Cinnamon Rolls & Crescents - LIVE Online
    • Food Protection Manager Online Class
    • Grilled Pizza Advanced - Nebraska City
    • Grilled Pizza: Classic - Nebraska City
    • Instant Pot Cooking Basics - Nebraska City or LIVE Online
    • It’s a Wrap! Thai Asian Spring Rolls - Nebraska City
    • Make Ahead: Freezer Meals, Tips & Tricks - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Make Your Own Salsa - LIVE Online
    • Sourdough Bread 101 - Nebraska City or LIVE Online
    Genealogy
    • DNA Tells a Story - Nebraska City or LIVE Online
    • From Theory to Discovery: Breaking Down Your Brick Wall with Timelines - Nebraska City or LIVE Online
    History
    • History for Fun: Notable Nebraskans - LIVE Online
    Home & Garden
    • NEW! Attracting Winter Birds: Houses & Feeder Tips - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Barn Quilts - Nebraska City
    • NEW! Basic Woodworking: Footstool - Nebraska City
    • Downsizing: Keep, Sell or Donate - Nebraska City
    • Starting a New Compost Pile - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Woodshop Open Workshop - Nebraska City
    Languages
    • Basic Conversational Sign Language - Nebraska City
    • Beginning Spanish - LIVE Online
    Microsoft Office Classes
    • Excel 2016: Basic - Nebraska City
    • Excel 2016: Intermediate - Nebraska City
    Mind & Body
    • NEW! Meditative Mandalas - LIVE Online
    • How to Tame Your (Unruly) Dragon: Learning to Use Coping Skills to Manage & Regulate Your Emotions - LIVE Online
    Money Matters
    • Medicare Annual Enrollment - Nebraska City
    • Money Can’t Buy Me Love: Keys to Making Good Financial Decisions - LIVE Online
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Nebraska City or Webinar
    • 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
    • Keep on Strumming with the Dulcimer - Nebraska City
    Personal Development
    • How to Tame Your (Unruly) Dragon: Learning to Use Coping Skills to Manage & Regulate Your Emotions - LIVE Online
    • Medicare Annual Enrollment - Nebraska City
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Nebraska City or Webinar
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Nebraska City or Webinar
    • Publish Your Writing - Nebraska City or LIVE Online
    • NEW! Put the Tech in Traveling - LIVE Online
    • You Have a Life Story to Share - Nebraska City or LIVE Online
    • Welcome to Medicare - Nebraska City or Webinar
    Social Media
    • Let's Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
    Sports, Recreation & Fitness
    • Body Sculpting: Butts & Guts - LIVE Online
    • Cardio Boxing Class - LIVE Online
    • It’s Time for Football - Nebraska City
    • Learn to Play Pinochle - Nebraska City
    Youth
    • Babysitting 101 for Ages 10-14 - Nebraska City or Online
    • Kid Food Hour for Ages 8-14
      • KFH: Autumn Apples! - LIVE Online
      • KFH: Football Food Fun! - LIVE Online
      • KFH: Gingerbread Houses - 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 402-437-2562 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.