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

    Schedule for Summer 2021 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 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.

    Summer 2021


    Spring 2021

     

    Accounting & Financials
    • Accounting for Business Owners - LIVE Online
    • QuickBooks 2019: Basic - LIVE Online
    • QuickBooks 2019: Advanced - LIVE Online
    • Working with QuickBooks Online - LIVE Online
    Business Leadership
    • Communication & Team Development
      • Leadership Communication Boot Camp - LIVE Online
      • Leadership Communication Essentials - LIVE Online
      • NEW! Managing Remote & Virtual Teams - LIVE Online
      • Team Building Basics - LIVE Online
    • Leadership & Execution
      • Leading Through Influence - LIVE Online
    • Managing People & Projects
      • Almost Painless: Change Management - LIVE Online
      • Coaching Employees for Success - LIVE Online
      • Community Leadership Program - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
      • Your Role as a Supervisor - LIVE Online
    • Professional Effectiveness
      • Critical Thinking in Today’s Workplace - Online via Canvas
      • Emotional Intelligence: The Foundation of Lifelong Success - LIVE Online
      • Personal & Professional Refocus - LIVE Online
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • Internet
      • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
      • Online Buying & Selling - LIVE Online
      • Online Grocery Shopping - LIVE Online
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY! - LIVE Online
      • Shutterfly - LIVE Online
      • Using the Cloud - LIVE Online
      • Zoom: Everyone is Doing It! - LIVE Online
    • Introductory Classes
      • How Not to Get a Computer Virus - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
      • Learning Windows 10 - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth Area
    • Macintosh Classes
      • Apple ID, iCloud & Photo Management with Photos for Mac - LIVE Online
      • iCloud Photo Management: The Best Way to Bank Your Pictures - Plattsmouth
    • Smart Devices
      • iPhone/iPad II: Beyond the Basics - LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Plattsmouth Area
      • Photography & Editing Using Your Mobile Device - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: Android - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: iPhone - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Next Level - LIVE Online
      • Tips & Tricks with Your iPhone or iPad - LIVE Online
    Professional Development
    • NEW! Applying Your Strengths Daily - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Blogging for Beginners - LIVE Online
    • Community Leadership Program - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    • Core Tools Training - LIVE Online
    • Introduction to Grant Writing - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Just Another Manic Monday: Your Guide to Navigating Employment - LIVE Online
    • Speechcraft - LIVE Online
    Small-Business Essentials
    • Accounting for Business Owners - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Blogging for Beginners - LIVE Online
    • Focus Coaching (One-on-One Business Coaching) - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Hiring & Employees - LIVE Online
    • Introduction to Grant Writing - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Let’s Do Lunch:
      • Email Marketing with Constant Contact
      • Learn about Canva
      • New Options in Social Media
      • Small Business Online Marketing Strategies
    • Perk Up Thursday Weekly Coffee - LIVE Online
    • Working with QuickBooks Online - LIVE Online
    Social Media
    • LinkedIn© for Business: Basic - LIVE Online
    • Let’s Do Lunch:
      • NEW! LDL: Email Marketing with Constant Contact - LIVE Online
      • NEW! LDL: Learn about Canva - LIVE Online
      • NEW! LDL: New Options in Social Media - LIVE Online
      • NEW! LDL: Small Business Online Marketing Strategies - LIVE Online
    Social Media for Business
    • NEW! Let’s Do Lunch:
      • Email Marketing with Constant Contact
      • Learn about Canva
      • New Options in Social Media
      • Small Business Online Marketing Strategies
    • LinkedIn©️ for Business: Basic - LIVE Online
    Software Applications
    • Adobe
      • Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Elements - LIVE Online
    • Let's Do Lunch
      • NEW! LDL: Learn about Canva - LIVE Online
    • Microsoft Office
      • Excel 2016: Basic - Plattsmouth
      • Excel 2016: Intermediate - Plattsmouth
    • Photography
      • Digital Photography Editing/Post Processing - LIVE Online
      • Digitizing Memories
    • QuickBooks
      • QuickBooks 2019: Basic - LIVE Online
      • QuickBooks 2019: Advanced - LIVE Online
      • Working with QuickBooks Online - LIVE Online
    Web Development & Design
    • Building a Website Level I - LIVE Online
    • Building a Website Level II - LIVE Online
    • WordPress - 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.

    Summer 2021


    Spring 2021

     

    Animals & Pets
    • Basic Dog Obedience - Plattsmouth
    • Basic Pet Care: Dog & Cat - LIVE Online
    • Dog Obedience Courses LIVE Online
    • New Furry Family Member - LIVE Online
    Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
    • Acrylic Painting: Sunflower - LIVE Online
    • Basic Weaving - Plattmouth
    • Bob Ross: Abandoned Boat - LIVE Online
    • Bob Ross: Blue Lighthouse - LIVE Online
    • Bob Ross: Cypress Creek - LIVE Online
    • Bob Ross Painting: Church in the Valley - LIVE Online
    • Buying, Selling & Evaluating Antiques, Coins & Collectibles - Plattsmouth
    • NEW! Corner-to-Corner Crochet - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Craft Your Gratitude - LIVE Online
    • Creating Pottery Garden Markers - Louisville
    • NEW! Crochet Star Pillow - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Cute Crochet Cup Cozies - LIVE Online
    • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
    • Get a New Perspective: 3 Perspective Drawing Techniques - LIVE Online
    • Giant Ruler - Plattsmouth
    • Handmade Greeting Cards - LIVE Online
    • Intro to Watercolor Painting: Watercolor Greeting Cards - LIVE Online
    • Knot Your Momma’s Macramé - Plattsmouth
    • Milk Paint 101: Door Decoration - Louisville
    • NEW! Mixed Media Art Journal - LIVE Online
    • Old Fashioned Soap Making - Louisville
    • Pictures Galore, Organizing & More! - LIVE Online
    • Resin & Clay Jewelry - LIVE Online
    • Scarf Arm Knitting - Plattsmouth
    • Scrapbook Retreat - Plattsmouth
    • Second Step Crochet - LIVE Online
    • Scrapbook Workshop - Plattsmouth
    • Second Step Crochet - LIVE Online
    • Shibori Dying - LIVE Online
    • Shutterfly - LIVE Online
    • Soldering Jewelry for Beginners - Louisville
    • Spring Porch Signs Using Chalk & Milk Paint - Louisville
    • ZenDoodle - LIVE Online
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • Internet
      • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
      • Online Buying & Selling - LIVE Online
      • Online Grocery Shopping - LIVE Online
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY! - LIVE Online
      • Shutterfly - LIVE Online
      • Using the Cloud - LIVE Online
      • Zoom: Everyone is Doing It! - LIVE Online
    • Introductory Classes
      • How Not to Get a Computer Virus - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
      • Learning Windows 10 - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth Area
    • Macintosh Classes
      • Apple ID, iCloud & Photo Management with Photos for Mac - LIVE Online
      • iCloud Photo Management: The Best Way to Bank Your Pictures - Plattsmouth
    • Smart Devices
      • iPhone/iPad II: Beyond the Basics - LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Plattsmouth Area
      • Photography & Editing Using Your Mobile Device - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: Android - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Basics: iPhone - LIVE Online
      • Smartphone Next Level - LIVE Online
      • Tips & Tricks with Your iPhone or iPad - LIVE Online
    Explore
    • Buying, Selling & Evaluating Antiques, Coins & Collectibles - Plattsmouth
    • Downsizing: Keep, Sell or Donate - Plattsmouth
    • Finding Your Ancestors Series
      • NEW! FYA: Engage Your Family - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: FamilySearch - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Genealogical Research Wikis - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Google - Plattsmouth
      • NEW! FYA: Graveyards & Obituaries - Plattsmouth
      • NEW! FYA: Social Media - Plattsmouth
      • NEW! FYA: Societies, Libraries & Archives - Plattsmouth
      • NEW! FYA: U.S. Censuses - Plattsmouth
    Family Matters
    • Co-Parenting: Working Together for Your Children - Online
    • DNA Tells a Story - LIVE Online
    • Finding Your Ancestors Series
      • NEW! FYA: Engage Your Family - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: FamilySearch - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Genealogical Research Wikis - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Google - Plattsmouth
      • NEW! FYA: Graveyards & Obituaries - Plattsmouth
      • NEW! FYA: Social Media - Plattsmouth
      • NEW! FYA: Societies, Libraries & Archives - Plattsmouth
      • NEW! FYA: U.S. Censuses - Plattsmouth
    • From Theory to Discovery: Breaking Down Your Brick Wall with Timelines - LIVE Online
    • Intermediate Genealogy - LIVE Online
    • Level 2 Co-Parenting: Working Together for Your Children - LIVE Online
    • Online Grocery Shopping - LIVE Online
    • Understanding Learning Styles & Tools for a Successful Student - LIVE Online
    Genealogy
    • DNA Tells a Story - LIVE Online
    • Finding Your Ancestors Series
      • NEW! FYA: Engage Your Family - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: FamilySearch - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Genealogical Research Wikis - Plattsmouth
      • FYA: Google - Plattsmouth
      • NEW! FYA: Graveyards & Obituaries - Plattsmouth
      • NEW! FYA: Social Media - Plattsmouth
      • NEW! FYA: Societies, Libraries & Archives - Plattsmouth
      • NEW! FYA: U.S. Censuses - Plattsmouth
    • From Theory to Discovery: Breaking Down Your Brick Wall with Timelines - LIVE Online
    • Intermediate Genealogy - LIVE Online
    Home & Garden
    • NEW! Documenting: Tricks to Remember Your Garden Ideas - LIVE Online
    • Downsizing: Keep, Sell or Donate - Plattsmouth
    • Home Security: An Alarm System is Not the Only Answer - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    • NEW! In Depth: Butterfly & Pollinator Gardens - LIVE Online
    • NEW! In Depth: Native Perennial Gardens - LIVE Online
    • Organize Your Home (AKA Keep It or Toss It) - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Perennials That Love Spring Divisions - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Recognizing & Avoiding Invasive & Noxious Plant Types - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Starting at Ground Level: Getting Soil Ready - LIVE Online
    Languages
    • Sign Exact English 1.5 - Plattsmouth
    • Sign Exact English: Medical Focus - LIVE Online
    Mind & Body
    • NEW! How to Tame Your (Unruly) Dragon: Learning to Use Coping Skills to Manage & Regulate Your Emotions - LIVE Online
    • Old Fashioned Soap Making - Louisville
    • A Tool Box for Meditation - LIVE Online
    • Yoga - Plattsmouth
    Personal Development
    • NEW! Applying Your Strengths Daily - LIVE Online
    • Community Leadership Program - Plattsmouth or LIVE Online
    • The Core of the Story - LIVE Online
    • NEW! How to Tame Your (Unruly) Dragon: Learning to Use Coping Skills to Manage & Regulate Your Emotions - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Just Another Manic Monday: Your Guide to Navigating Employment - LIVE Online
    • SCC Book Club - LIVE Online
    • Speechcraft - LIVE Online
    Photography
    • Apple ID, iCloud & Photo Management with Photos for Mac - LIVE Online
    • Digital Photography Editing/Post Processing - LIVE Online
    • Digital Photography 101 - LIVE Online
    • Digital Photography 201 - LIVE Online
    • Digital Photography 301 - LIVE Online
    • iCloud Photo Management: The Best Way to Bank Your Pictures - Plattsmouth
    • Photography & Editing Using Your Mobile Device - LIVE Online
    • Pictures Galore, Organizing & More! - LIVE Online
    • Scrapbook Retreat - Plattsmouth>
    • Scrapbook Workshop - Plattsmouth
    Social Media
    • LinkedIn© for Business: Basic - LIVE Online
    • Let's Do Lunch
      • NEW! LDL: Email Marketing with Constant Contact - LIVE Online
      • NEW! LDL: Learn about Canva - LIVE Online
      • NEW! LDL: New Options in Social Media - LIVE Online
      • NEW! LDL: Small Business Online Marketing Strategies - LIVE Online
    Software Applications
    • Adobe
      • Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Elements - LIVE Online
    • Let's Do Lunch
      • NEW! LDL: Learn about Canva - LIVE Online
    • Microsoft Office
      • Excel 2016: Basic - Plattmouth
      • Excel 2016: Intermediate - Plattsmouth
    • Photography
      • Digital Photography Editing/Post Processing - LIVE Online
      • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
    • QuickBooks
      • QuickBooks 2019: Basic - LIVE Online
      • QuickBooks 2019: Advanced - LIVE Online
      • Working with QuickBooks Online - LIVE Online
    Sports, Recreation & Fitness
    • Body Sculpting: Butts & Guts - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Cardio Boxing Class - LIVE Online
    • Yoga - Plattsmouth
    Youth
    • Basic Dog Obedience - 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.