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Learning Center at Plattsmouth

  • The Learning Center is located at: 537 Main St.
    Plattsmouth, NE 68048
    402-437-2298
    Driving directions, parking information
    Office Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

  • 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: 1-2:20 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 101
    Instructor: Fiala
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: BSAD-1010-PL08
    More Information
    How to Register

    BSAD-1090 Business Law I
    Dates: Jan. 11-May 5, 2022
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 1-2:20 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 103
    Instructor: Wilson
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: BSAD-1090-PL02
    More Information
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    ENGL-1010 English Composition I
    Dates: Jan. 11-May 5, 2022
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 9:30-10:50 a.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 101
    Instructor: Whitney
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: ENGL-1010-PL17
    More Information
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    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 Plattsmouth, Room 103
    Instructor: Baillie
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: ENTR-1050-HBPL1
    More Information
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    FSDT-1350 Basic Nutrition (Hybrid)
    Dates: Jan. 10-May 4, 2022
    Days: Mon. & Wed.
    Time: 1-1:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 101
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: FSDT-1350-HBPL1
    More Information
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    HIST-2020 American History II—Late America
    Dates: Jan. 11-May 5, 2022
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 12:30-1:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 105
    Instructor: Davis
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: HIST-2020-PL03
    More Information
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    HLTH-1150 Nursing Assistant (Hybrid)
    Dates: Jan. 11-March 3, 2022
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 4:30-9:30 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 101
    Cost: NE Resident $456 / Non-Resident $540
    Semester Credits: 4.0
    Course Number: HLTH-1150-HBPL8
    More Information
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    MATH-0950 Beginning Algebra
    Dates: Jan. 11-May 5, 2022
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 2:30-3:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 101
    Instructor: Mejia
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: MATH-0950-PL07
    More Information
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    MATH-1100 Intermediate Algebra
    Dates: Jan. 11-May 5, 2022
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 4-5:20 p.m.
    Location: Zoom
    Instructor: Vulgamott
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: MATH-1100-WBPL1
    More Information
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    PSYC-1810 Introduction to Psychology
    Dates: Jan. 11-May 5, 2022
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 5:30-6:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 104
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: PSYC-1810-PL09
    More Information
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    SOCI-1010 Introduction to Sociology
    Dates: Jan. 11-May 5, 2022
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 4-5:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 102
    Instructor: Cohn
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: SOCI-1010-PL07
    More Information
    How to Register

    The Learning Center at Plattsmouth 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

    Automotive
    • Auto Care for a Beginner—or Not - Plattsmouth
    • Troubleshooting Automotive Electrical System - Plattsmouth
    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
    • Introductory Classes
      • Get Started with Computers - LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth Area
    • Internet
      • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
      • NEW! Don’t Get Hacked: Keeping Yourself Cyber Safe - LIVE Online
      • 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
    • 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 - Plattsmouth Area
      • 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)
    Professional Development
    • 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
    • Video Chatting: How to Use FaceTime or Facebook - Plattsmouth
    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 Plattsmouth 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 - Plattsmouth or 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 - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    • NEW! Creating a Birdhouse from Clay - Louisville
    • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Embroidered Jewelry - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    • NEW! Exploring the World of Gel Printing - Louisville
    • Gratitude, Gimmicks & Going the Extra Mile - LIVE Online
    • Handmade Greeting Cards - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Impasto Floral Painting - Louisville or LIVE Online
    • NEW! Paw Print & Heart String Art Class - LIVE Online
    • Pictures Galore, Organizing & More! - LIVE Online
    • Scrapbook Retreat - Plattsmouth
    • Scrapbook Workshop - Plattsmouth
    • Shutterfly - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Soldered Leather Bracelets - Louisville
    • NEW! Using Botanicals in Pottery - Louisville
    • NEW! Watercolor Quilts - Louisville or LIVE Online
    • NEW! Working with Resin - Louisville or LIVE Online
    Bus Trips & Tours
    • Disney’s Freaky Friday Bus Trip at the New Theatre Restaurant, Kansas City - Depart from Plattsmouth
    • The Play That Goes Wrong Bus Trip at the New Theatre Restaurant, Kansas City - Depart from Plattsmouth
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • Introductory Classes
      • Get Started with Computers - LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth Area
    • Internet
      • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
      • NEW! Don’t Get Hacked: Keeping Yourself Cyber Safe - LIVE Online
      • 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
    • 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 - Plattsmouth Area
      • Put the Tech in Traveling - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: Android - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: iPhone - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Photo Editing & Organization - LIVE Online
    Explore
    • Backyard Chickens - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    • NEW! Cloth-Covered Journal - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    • NEW! Exploring the World of Gel Printing - Louisville
    • Learn to Play Hearts - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Soldered Leather Bracelets - Louisville
    • NEW! Working with Resin - Louisville or LIVE Online
    Foods
    • Air Fryer 101 - LIVE Online
    • Delectable Dumplings - LIVE 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 1 - Plattsmouth
    • Sign Exact English 1.5 - Plattsmouth
    • Sign Exact English: Medical Focus - LIVE Online
    Mind & Body
    • Energize Your Mind, Body & Spirit - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Full-Body Yoga/Stretching Class - LIVE Online
    • Herbal Support in Trying Times - LIVE Online
    • Let’s Do Lunch: Exploring Apps (Health & Wellness) - LIVE Online
    • Meditative Mandalas - LIVE Online
    • 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 - 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 - Webinar
    Music
    • Intro to the Ukulele - LIVE Online
    Personal Development
    • Auto Care for a Beginner—or Not - Plattsmouth
    • Body Sculpting: Butts & Guts - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Don’t Get Hacked: Keeping Yourself Cyber Safe - LIVE Online
    • Fit for Senior Living - Plattsmouth
    • 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 - 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 - Webinar
    • 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
    • Scrapbook Retreat - Plattsmouth
    • Scrapbook Workshop - Plattsmouth
    • 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
    • Video Chatting: How to Use FaceTime or Facebook - Plattsmouth
    Sports, Recreation & Fitness
    • Body Sculpting: Butts & Guts - LIVE Online
    • Fit for Senior Living - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Full-Body Yoga/Stretching Class - LIVE Online
    • Learn to Play Hearts - Plattsmouth
    • Strength Training FUNdamentals: Tone & Eat Right - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Walk for a Healthier You - LIVE Online
    Youth

    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 PlattsmouthABE/GED@/ESL Tuesday and Thursday 6-9 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.

    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.