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 Summer 2020 Term

    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 2020

    Term I: 5-Week Session

    BSAD-1010 Microsoft Applications I
    Dates: May 27-June 30, 2020
    Days: Mon.-Fri.
    Time: 8-9:25 a.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 101
    Cost: NE Resident $324 / Non-Resident $387
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: BSAD-1010-PL40
    More Information
    How to Register

    ENGL-1010 English Composition I
    Dates: May 27-June 30, 2020
    Days: Mon.-Fri.
    Time: Noon-1:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 102
    Cost: NE Resident $324 / Non-Resident $387
    Instructor: Vespa
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: ENGL-1010-PL40
    More Information
    How to Register

    8-Week Session

    SPCH-1110 Public Speaking
    Dates: May 27-July 22, 2020
    Days: Mon. & Wed.
    Time: 11 a.m.-12:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 101
    Cost: NE Resident $324 / Non-Resident $387
    Instructor: Masters
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: SPCH-1110-HBPL8
    More Information
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    10-Week Session

    PSYC-1810 Introduction to Psychology
    Dates: May 28-Aug. 4, 2020
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: Noon-1:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 101
    Cost: NE Resident $324 / Non-Resident $387
    Instructor: Paul
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: ENGL-1010-PL01
    More Information
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    SOCI-1020 Diversity in Society
    Dates: May 28-Aug. 4, 2020
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 2-3:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Plattsmouth, Room 101
    Cost: NE Resident $324 / Non-Resident $387
    Instructor: Pothast
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: SOCI-1020-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

    Winter 2020

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    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth, Area
    • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Plattsmouth, Area
    Grants & Other Available Resources
    Small Business Essentials
    • NEW! Take an Idea from Concept to Launch - Plattsmouth
    Social Media
    • One-on-One Social Media Training - Plattsmouth, Area
    Software Applications
    • Excel 2016: Intermediate - Plattsmouth
    • Excel 2016: Basic - Plattsmouth
    • Excel 2016: Advanced - Plattsmouth
    Web Development & Design
    • Building a Website Level I - Plattsmouth

    Spring 2020

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    Business Leadership
    • How to Lead Projects - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Managing by Personality - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Top 7 Tools to Help You Manage Projects - Plattsmouth
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • Introduction to Personal Computers for the Senior Citizen I - Plattsmouth
    • Mac for Beginners - Plattsmouth
    • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth Area
    • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Plattsmouth Area
    • Tips & Tricks with Your New iPhone or iPad - Plattsmouth
    • Video Chatting - Plattsmouth
    CPR/Basic Life Support/First Aid
    • CPR AED (Community) - Plattsmouth
    • CPR - Basic Life Support - Plattsmouth
    Internet Classes
    • Video Chatting - Plattsmouth
    Macintosh Classes
    • Mac for Beginners - Plattsmouth
    Managing People & Projects
    • How to Lead Projects - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Managing by Personality - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Top 7 Tools to Help You Manage Projects - Plattsmouth
    Microsoft Office Classes
    • Office 365 Basic - Plattsmouth
    • PowerPoint 2016: Basic - Plattsmouth
    Professional Development
    • Enhance Your Public Speaking - Plattsmouth
    Smart Devices
    • Tips & Tricks with Your New iPhone or iPad - Plattsmouth
    Social Media
    • Facebook©️ is for You - Plattsmouth
    • Video Chatting - Plattsmouth
    Software Applications
    • Excel 2016: Advanced - Plattsmouth
    • Office 365 Basics - Plattsmouth
    • PowerPoint 2016: Basic - Plattsmouth
    Web Technologies
    • TBuilding a Website Level I - Plattsmouth

    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 within 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 2020

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    Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
    • NEW! Bob Ross: Joy of Painting - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Bob Ross: Light at the Summit - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Bob Ross: Mountain Retreat - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Creating Pottery Garden Markers - Louisville, NE
    • Digital Die Cutting 101/Cricut 101 - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Farmhouse Clocks - Louisville, NE
    • Giant Ruler - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Jewelry Making - Louisville, NE
    • NEW! Lotion Potions - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Milk Paint 101: Farmhouse Barn Quilt - Louisville, NE
    • Paint Pouring - Lousiville, NE
    • Quilting for Beginners - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Rustic Barn Wood Sign - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Scrapbook Retreat - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Scrapbook Workshop - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Shibori Dyeing - Louisville, NE
    • Soap Making 101 - Louisville, NE
    • Spring Porch Signs Using Chalk & Milk Paint - Louisville, NE
    Bus Trips
    • New Theatre Restaurant: Church Basement Ladies - Depart from Plattsmouth, NE
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth, NE, Area
    • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Plattsmouth, NE, Area
    Explore
    • DNA Tells a Story - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! A Guide to Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond: Early Infancy & Beyond - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! A Guide to Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond: Labor & Breastfeeding - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! A Guide to Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond: Pregnancy & Infant Care - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! History for Fun: Why They Marched: The Centennial of Woman Suffrage - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! Lotion Potions - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! Spanish Conversation - Plattsmouth, NE
    Family Matters
    • Beginning Genealogy: Start Your Family History - Plattsmouth, NE
    • DNA Tells a Story - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! A Guide to Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond: Early Infancy & Beyond - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! A Guide to Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond: Labor & Breastfeeding - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! A Guide to Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond: Pregnancy & Infant Care - Plattsmouth, NE
    • The Power You Have, The Power You Give - Plattsmouth, NE
    Foods
    • Basic Art of Cookie Decorating: Valentines - Louisville, NE
    • Flowering Cupcakes - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Instant Pot Cooking Basics - Plattsmouth, NE
    Genealogy
    • Beginning Genealogy: Start Your Family History - Plattsmouth, NE
    • DNA Tells a Story - Plattsmouth, NE
    History
    • NEW! History for Fun: Why They Marched: The Centennial of Woman Suffrage - Plattsmouth, NE
    Home & Garden
    • Milk Paint 101: Farmhouse Barn Quilt - Louisville, NE
    • Seed Starting 101 - Louisville, NE
    • Farmhouse Clocks - Louisville, NE
    • Giant Ruler - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Rustic Barn Wood Sign - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Paint Pouring - Louisville, NE
    • Spring Porch Signs Using Chalk & Milk Paint - Louisville, NE
    Languages
    • Beginning Spanish - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Sign Exact English 1 - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Sign Exact English 1.5 - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Sign Exact English 2 - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! Spanish Conversation - Plattsmouth, NE
    Mind & Body
    • NEW! A Guide to Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond: Early Infancy & Beyond - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! A Guide to Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond: Labor & Breastfeeding - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! A Guide to Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond: Pregnancy & Infant Care - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Intro to Essential Oils - Louisville, NE
    • NEW! Lotion Potions - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Soap Making 101 - Louisville, NE
    • Yoga - Plattsmouth, NE
    Performing Arts
    • New Theatre Restaurant: Church Basement Ladies - Depart from Plattsmouth, NE
    Personal Development
    • NEW! A Guide to Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond: Early Infancy & Beyond - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! A Guide to Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond: Labor & Breastfeeding - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! A Guide to Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond: Pregnancy & Infant Care - Plattsmouth, NE
    • The Power You Have, The Power You Give - Plattsmouth, NE
    Photography
    • Scrapbook Retreat - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Scrapbook Workshop - Plattsmouth, NE
    Social Media
    • One-on-One Social Media Training - Plattsmouth, NE, Area
    Software Applications
    • Excel 2016: Intermediate - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Excel 2016: Basic - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Excel 2016: Advanced - Plattsmouth, NE
    Sports, Recreation & Fitness
    • Fit for Living - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Yoga - Plattsmouth, NE
    Youth
    • NEW! Bob Ross: Joy of Painting for Ages 8-17 - Plattsmouth, NE

    Spring 2020

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    Animals & Pets
    • Basic Dog Obedience - Plattsmouth
    Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
    • Acrylic Painting: Earth in Space - Plattsmouth
    • Acrylic Painting: Ground Squirrel - Plattsmouth
    • Beading a Bowl - Plattsmouth
    • Bob Ross: Evening Tide - Plattsmouth
    • Bob Ross: Joy of Painting - Plattsmouth
    • Bob Ross Style Painting: Joy Breaking Forth - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Bullet Journaling Workshop: The Artful Way - Louisville
    • Creative “Chalk” Paint Workshop - Louisville
    • Drawing Statues from Life - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Melt & Pour Soap Making - Lousiville
    • NEW! MonoPrinting Workshop - Louisville
    • NEW! Old Fashioned Soap Making - Louisville
    • Scarf Arm Knitting - Plattsmouth
    • Scrapbook Retreat - Plattsmouth
    • Scrapbook Workshop - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Soldering Jewelry for Beginners - Louisville
    • NEW! Watercolor Painting Florals - Louisville
    • Zendoodle - Plattsmouth
    Bus Trips
    • New Theatre Restaurant Trip: Church Basement Ladies - Depart from Plattsmouth
    Computer Classes for Seniors
    • Introduction to Personal Computers for the Senior Citizen I - Plattsmouth
    • Mac for Beginners - Plattsmouth
    • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth Area
    • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Plattsmouth Area
    • Tips & Tricks with Your New iPhone or iPad - Plattsmouth
    • Video Chatting - Plattsmouth
    CPR/Basic Life Support/First Aid
    • CPR AED (Community) - Plattsmouth
    • CPR - Basic Life Support - Plattsmouth
    Explore
    • NEW! Bullet Journaling Workshop: The Artful Way - Louisville
    • NEW! Cookie Decorating for Celebrations & Special Occasions - Louisville
    • CPR AED (Community) - Plattsmouth
    • CPR - Basic Life Support - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! History for Fun: Origins of Democracy - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Home Security: An Alarm System is Not the Only Answer - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Identity Theft: Types, Prevention & Recovery - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Jamming Workshop for Acoustic Musicians - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Melt & Pour Soap Making - Louisville
    • NEW! MonoPrinting Workshop - Louisville
    • NEW! Old Fashioned Soap Making - Louisville
    • NEW! Soldering Jewelry for Beginners - Louisville
    • Video Chatting - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Watercolor Painting Florals - Louisville
    • NEW! Your Own Grown Herbs - Louisville
    Foods
    • NEW! Cookie Decorating for Celebrations & Special Occasions - Louisville
    • Keto Diet: Is It For You? - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Your Own Grown Herbs - Louisville
    History
    • NEW! History for Fun: Origins of Democracy - Plattsmouth
    • Your Old House - Plattsmouth
    Home & Garden
    • NEW! Your Own Grown Herbs - Louisville
    • NEW! Home Security: An Alarm System is Not the Only Answer - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Identity Theft: Types, Prevention & Recovery - Plattsmouth
    • Creative “Chalk” Paint Workshop - Louisville
    Internet Classes
    • Video Chatting - Plattsmouth
    Languages
    • Beginning Spanish - Plattsmouth
    • Sign Exact English 1 - Plattsmouth
    • Sign Exact English 1.5 - Plattsmouth
    • Sign Exact English 2 - Plattsmouth
    Macintosh Classes
    • Mac for Beginners - Plattsmouth
    Microsoft Office Classes
    • Office 365 Basic - Plattsmouth
    • PowerPoint 2016: Basic - Plattsmouth
    Mind & Body
    • Keto Diet: Is It For You? - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Melt & Pour Soap Making - Louisville
    • NEW! Old Fashioned Soap Making - Louisville
    • Yoga - Plattsmouth
    Music
    • NEW! Jamming Workshop for Acoustic Musicians - Plattsmouth
    Performing Arts
    • NEW! Jamming Workshop for Acoustic Musicians - Plattsmouth
    Personal Development
    • Community Leadership Program - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Bullet Journaling Workshop: The Artful Way - Louisville
    Photography
    • Action Photography - Plattsmouth
    • Digital Photography 101 - Plattsmouth
    • Scrapbook Retreat - Plattsmouth
    • Scrapbook Workshop - Plattsmouth
    Smart Devices
    • Tips & Tricks with Your New iPhone or iPad - Plattsmouth
    Social Media
    • Facebook©️ is for You - Plattsmouth
    • Video Chatting - Plattsmouth
    Software Applications
    • Excel 2016: Advanced - Plattsmouth
    • Office 365 Basics - Plattsmouth
    • PowerPoint 2016: Basic - Plattsmouth
    Sports, Recreation & Fitness
    • Fit for Living - Plattsmouth
    • Yoga - Plattsmouth
    • Zumba - Plattsmouth
    • Zumba Express - Plattsmouth
    Web Technologies
    • TBuilding a Website Level I - Plattsmouth
    Youth
    • Babysitting 101 (Ages 10-14) - Plattsmouth
    • Bob Ross: The Joy of Painting (Ages 8-17) - Plattsmouth

    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.

    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.