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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 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.

    Summer 2021 Term

    5-Week Session

    SOCI-1010 Introduction to Sociology (Hybrid)
    Dates: May 25-June 24, 2021
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 11 a.m.-12:25 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 103
    Instructor: Cohn
    Cost: NE Resident $333 / Non-Resident $396
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: SOCI-1010-HBPL4
    More Information
    How to Register

    8-Week Session

    FSDT-1350 Basic Nutrition
    Dates: May 25-July 15, 2021
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 104
    Instructor: Rethmeier
    Cost: NE Resident $333 / Non-Resident $396
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: FSDT-1350-PL81
    More Information
    How to Register

    10-Week Session

    ENGL-1010 English Composition I
    Dates: May 24-July 30, 2021
    Days: Mon., Wed. & Fri.
    Time: Noon-1:20 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 101
    Instructor: Vespa
    Cost: NE Resident $333 / Non-Resident $396
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: ENGL-1010-PL02
    More Information
    How to Register

    PSYC-1810 Introduction to Psychology
    Dates: May 25-July 29, 2021
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: Noon-1:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 101
    Instructor: Paul
    Cost: NE Resident $333 / Non-Resident $396
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: PSYC-1810-PL01
    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.

    Fall 2021

     

    Business Leadership
    • Communication & Team Development
      • Leadership Communication Boot Camp - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    • Managing People & Projects
      • Community Leadership Program - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
      • Your Role as a Supervisor - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    Computers & 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
      • Computer Basics 101 - Plattsmouth
      • How Not to Get a Computer Virus - Plattsmouth
      • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth Area
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY! - LIVE Online
    • Smart Devices
      • NEW! iPhone App Store, Messaging & More - LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Plattsmouth Area
    Electrical Maintenance & Coding
    • Electrical Fundamentals - Plattsmouth
    Professional Development
    • Introduction to Grant Writing - LIVE Online
    Small-Business Essentials
    • Basic Business Startup - Plattsmouth
    • Business Plan Basics - LIVE Online
    • Let's Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
    Social Media
    • Let's Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online

    Summer 2021

     

    Business Leadership
    • Communication & Team Development
      • Develop Successful Employees & Teams - LIVE Online
    • Leadership & Execution
      • Introduction to Business Acumen - LIVE Online
    • Managing People & Projects
      • Manage & Resolve Conflict - LIVE Online
      • Your Role as a Supervisor - LIVE Online
    • Professional Effectiveness
      • Blogging for Beginners - LIVE Online
      • The Path to Resilience - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • Internet
      • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY! - LIVE Online
      • Using the Cloud - LIVE Online
      • Zoom: Everyone is Doing It! - LIVE Online
    • Introductory Classes
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth Area
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY! - LIVE Online
    • Smart Devices
      • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Plattsmouth Area
      • Photography with Your Mobile Device - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: Android - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: iPhone - LIVE Online
    Programming & Networking
    • Back End Developer Bootcamp - LIVE Online
    • Data Engineering Bootcamp - LIVE Online
    • Front End Software Developer Bootcamp - LIVE Online
    Small-Business Essentials
    • Blogging for Beginners - LIVE Online
    • Building Your Applicant Pool - LIVE Online
    • Focus Coaching (One-on-One Business Coaching - LIVE Online
    • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
    • Perk Up Thursday Weekly Coffee - LIVE Online
    Social Media
    • Blogging for Beginners - LIVE Online
    • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Strengths at Work: LinkedIn Lunch Workshop - LIVE Online
    Social Media for Business
    • Blogging for Beginners - LIVE Online
    • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Strengths at Work: LinkedIn Lunch Workshop - 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.

    Fall 2021

    Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
    • Acrylic Fluid Art - Louisville
    • NEW! Alcohol Ink Art - Louisville
    • Bob Ross: The Wishing Tree - LIVE Online
    • Bob Ross Painting: Boardwalk - LIVE Online
    • Buying, Selling & Evaluating Antiques, Coins & Collectibles - Plattsmouth
    • Creating Pottery Luminaries - Louisville
    • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
    • Farmhouse Tea Towels: Intro to Screen Printing - Plattsmouth or Louisville
    • NEW! Glitter House Ornaments or Décor - Louisville
    • Gratitude, Gimmicks & Going the Extra Mile - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Mixed Media Holiday Cards & Tags - LIVE Online
    • Holiday & Seasonal Signs - Louisville
    • Needle Arts & Sewing
      • NEW! Crochet a Snowman Pouch - LIVE Online
      • T-shirt Block Interfacing - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Paper Clay Ornaments - Louisville or LIVE Online
    • Pictures Galore, Organizing & More! - LIVE Online
    • Porch Board Welcome Sign - Plattsmouth
    • Scarf Marbling - Plattsmouth
    • Watercolor for the Holidays - Louisville
    • ZenDoodle - Plattsmouth
    Bus Trips & Tours
    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
      • Computer Basics 101 - Plattsmouth
      • How Not to Get a Computer Virus - Plattsmouth
      • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth Area
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY! - LIVE Online
    • Smart Devices
      • NEW! iPhone App Store, Messaging & More - LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Plattsmouth Area
    Explore
    • Action Photography - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Alcohol Ink Art - Louisville or LIVE Online
    • Fit for Senior Living - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Glitter House Ornaments or Décor - Louisville
    • History for Fun: Notable Nebraskans - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    • Learn to Play Pinochle - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Mixed Media Holiday Cards & Tags - Louisville or LIVE Online
    • NEW! Paper Clay Ornaments - Louisville or LIVE Online
    Family Matters
    • Co-Parenting: Working Together for Your Children (Online)
    • DNA Tells a Story - LIVE Online
    • Finding Your Ancestors
      • FYA: Engage Your Family - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: FamilySearch - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Genealogical Research Wikis - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Google - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Graveyards & Obituaries - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Social Media - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Societies, Libraries & Archives - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: U.S. Censuses - Plattsmouth
    • From Theory to Discovery: Breaking Down Your Brick Wall with Timelines - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    • Level 2 Co-Parenting: Working Together for Your Children - LIVE Online
    • Medicare Annual Enrollment - Plattsmouth
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Webinar
    • Welcome to Medicare - Webinar
    Foods
    • Basic Art of Cookie Decorating - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Bread Basics: White, Rye, Cinnamon Raisin, & Houska - LIVE Online
    • Cinnamon Rolls & Crescents - LIVE Online
    • Instant Pot Cooking Basics - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    • Make Ahead: Freezer Meals, Tips & Tricks - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Make Your Own Salsa - LIVE Online
    • Sourdough Bread 101 - LIVE Online
    Genealogy
    • DNA Tells a Story - LIVE Online
    • Finding Your Ancestors
      • FYA: Engage Your Family - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: FamilySearch - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Genealogical Research Wikis - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Google - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Graveyards & Obituaries - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Social Media - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Societies, Libraries & Archives - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: U.S. Censuses - Plattsmouth
    • From Theory to Discovery: Breaking Down Your Brick Wall with Timelines - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    History
    • History for Fun: Notable Nebraskans - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    Home & Garden
    • NEW! Attracting Winter Birds: Houses & Feeder Tips - LIVE Online
    • Downsizing: Keep, Sell or Donate - Plattsmouth
    • Holiday & Seasonal Signs - Louisville
    • Porch Board Welcome Sign - Plattsmouth
    • Starting a New Compost Pile - LIVE Online
    Languages
    • Beginning Spanish - LIVE Online
    • Sign Exact English 1 - Plattsmouth
    • Sign Exact English 1.5 - Plattsmouth
    • Sign Exact English: Medical Focus - LIVE Online
    Mind & Body
    • Body Sculpting: Butts & Guts - LIVE Online
    • Cardio Boxing Class - LIVE Online
    • Fit for Senior Living - Plattsmouth
    • How to Tame Your (Unruly) Dragon: Learning to Use Coping Skills to Manage & Regulate Your Emotions - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Meditative Mandalas - LIVE Online
    Money Matters
    • Medicare Annual Enrollment - Plattsmouth
    • Money Can’t Buy Me Love: Keys to Making Good Financial Decisions - LIVE Online
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - 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 - Webinar
    Personal Development
    • How to Tame Your (Unruly) Dragon: Learning to Use Coping Skills to Manage & Regulate Your Emotions - LIVE Online
    • Medicare Annual Enrollment - Plattsmouth
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Webinar
    • Publish Your Writing - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    • Welcome to Medicare - Webinar
    • You Have a Life Story to Share - LIVE Online
    Photography
    • Action Photography - Plattsmouth
    • Digital Photography - LIVE Online
    • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
    • Photography with Your Mobile Device - LIVE Online
    • Pictures Galore, Organizing & More! - LIVE Online
    • Scrapbook Workshop - Plattsmouth
    Social Media
    • Let's Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
    Sports, Recreation & Fitness
    • Body Sculpting: Butts & Guts - LIVE Online
    • Cardio Boxing Class - LIVE Online
    • Fit for Senior Living - Plattsmouth
    • Learn to Play Pinochle - Plattsmouth
    Youth
    • Babysitting 101 for Ages 10-14 - Plattsmouth 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

    Summer 2021

    Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
    • Acrylic Painting: Hydrangea - LIVE Online
    • Bob Ross: Lost Cabin - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Copper Etching - Louisville
    • NEW! Create Your Own O’ Great Pumpkin! with String Art - LIVE Online
    • Creating Pottery Owl Lanterns - Louisville
    • Digitizing Memories
    • Gratitude, Gimmicks & Going the Extra Mile
    • Handmade Greeting Cards
    • Jewelry
      • Leather Jewelry Making - Louisville
    • NEW! Journaling for Kids: Building a Positive Habit for Life for Ages 7-12 - LIVE Online
    • Let’s Do Lunch: Woodworking - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Mixed Media Altered Boxes - Louisville
    • Needle Arts & Sewing
      • Arm Knitting
      • NEW! Slow Stitching
    • Old-Fashioned Soap Making - Louisville
    • Pictures Galore, Organizing & More!
    • Scrapbook Workshop - Plattsmouth
    • Shibori Dyeing - Louisville
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • Internet
      • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY - LIVE Online
      • Using the Cloud - LIVE Online
      • Zoom: Everyone is Doing It! - LIVE Online
    • Introductory Classes
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth Area
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY - LIVE Online
    • Smart Devices
      • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Plattsmouth Area
      • Photography with Your Mobile Device - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: Android - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: iPhone - LIVE Online
    Family Matters
    • Co-Parenting: Working Together for Your Children - Online
    • DNA Tells a Story - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    • Level 2 Co-Parenting: Working Together for Your Children - LIVE Online
    • Long Term Care Cost Planning - LIVE Online
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Webinar
    • Retirement Income Planning - LIVE Online
    • Welcome to Medicare - Webinar
    Foods
    • Basic Art of Cookie Decorating - Louisville
    • NEW! Charcuterie: What Did You Say? - LIVE Online
    • Cinnamon Rolls & Crescents - LIVE Online
    • Delectable Dumplings - LIVE Online
    • Flower Cupcakes - LIVE Online
    • Food Protection Manager Online Class - Online
    • Kid Food Hour for Ages 8-14 - LIVE Online
      • Movie Night Theme
      • Backwards Breakfast
      • Spooky Supper
    • Kolaches & Cinnamon Twists - LIVE Online
    • Make Ahead: Freezer Meals, Tips & Tricks - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Make Your Own Salsa - LIVE Online
    Genealogy
    • DNA Tells a Story - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    History
    • NEW! History for Fun: Notable Nebraskans - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! One if by Land, Two if by TEA - LIVE Online
    Home & Garden
    • Creating Pottery Owl Lanterns - Louisville
    Languages
    • Sign Exact English: Medical Focus - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    Mind & Body
    • NEW! How About a New Way to Learn Mindfulness? Try Meditative Mandalas - LIVE Online
    • How to Tame Your (Unruly) Dragon: Learning to Use Coping Skills to Manage & Regulate Your Emotions - LIVE Online
    • Old-Fashioned Soap Making - Louisville
    Money Matters
    • Long Term Care Cost Planning - LIVE Online
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Webinar
    • Retirement Income Planning - LIVE Online
    • Tired of Cable TV, Dish or Direct TV? Cut the Cord! - LIVE Online
    • Welcome to Medicare - Webinar
    Music
    Performing Arts
    • NEW! Beating the Chorus: Choral Conducting for Beginners - Plattsmouth
    Personal Development
    • Blogging for Beginners - LIVE Online
    • How to Tame Your (Unruly) Dragon: Learning to Use Coping Skills to Manage & Regulate Your Emotions - LIVE Online
    • Just Another Manic Monday: Your Guide to Navigate Employment - LIVE Online
    • Let's Do Lunch
      • Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
      • Book Club - LIVE Online
      • Starting a Small Business - LIVE Online
      • Woodworking - LIVE Online
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Webinar
    • Speechcraft - LIVE Online
    • Welcome to Medicare - Webinar
    Photography
    • Digital Photography - LIVE Online
    • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Photo Manipulation using GNU (GIMP) - LIVE Online
    • Photography with Your Mobile Device - LIVE Online
    • Pictures Galore, Organizing & More! - LIVE Online
    • Scrapbook Workshop - Plattsmouth
    Social Media
    • Blogging for Beginners - LIVE Online
    • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Strengths at Work: LinkedIn Lunch Workshop - LIVE Online
    Sports, Recreation & Fitness
    • Body Sculpting: Butts & Guts - LIVE Online
    • Effective No-Equipment Exercises - LIVE Online
    • Fit for Senior Living - Plattsmouth
    Youth
    • NEW! Journaling for Kids: Building a Positive Habit for Life for Ages 7-12 - LIVE Online
    • Kid Food Hour for Ages 8-14 - LIVE Online
      • Backwards Breakfast
      • Movie Night Theme
      • Spooky Supper
    • Virtual STEAM Camps for Ages 8-14 - 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 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 402-437-2562 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.

    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.