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

  • For a full listing of credit classes at all locations:
    Schedule for Winter Quarter 2019
    Schedule for Fall Quarter 2018

    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.

    10-Week Courses

    ENTR-1050 Intro to Entrepreneurship (Hybrid)
    Plattsmouth, NE
    Jan. 9-March 13, 2019
    Wednesdays
    5:30-7:25 p.m.
    4.5 quarter credits
    How to Register
    MATH-0950 Beginning Algebra
    Plattsmouth, NE
    Jan. 8-March 19, 2019
    Tuesdays & Thursdays
    3-4:55 p.m.
    4.5 quarter credits
    How to Register
    SOCI-1010 Intro to Sociology
    Plattsmouth, NE
    Jan. 7-March 18, 2019
    Mondays & Wednesdays
    Noon-1:55 p.m.
    4.5 quarter credits
    How to Register
    SPCH-1110 Public Speaking
    Plattsmouth, NE
    Jan. 7-March 18, 2019
    Mondays & Wednesdays
    3-4:55 p.m.
    4.5 quarter credits
    How to Register

    Nursing Assistant (Hybrid)
    Louisville, NE
    Jan. 29-April 9, 2019
    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

    Fall 2018

    View all Fall 2018 classes

    Accounting & Financials

    • General Sales & Use Tax - Hebron, NE
    • QuickBooks 2018: Basic - Plattsmouth, NE
    • QuickBooks 2018: Intermediate - Plattsmouth, NE

    Business Leadership

    • NEW! Delegation: Use the Power of Other People’s Help - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Leadership Communication Essentials - Plattsmouth, NE

    Computer & Technology: Getting Started

    • Apple iPad Level 1 - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! How Not to Get a Computer Virus - Plattsmouth, NE
    • iCloud Photo Management: The Best Way to Bank Your Pictures - Plattsmouth, NE
    • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Smartphone Basics: iPhone - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Using the Cloud - Plattsmouth, NE

    Small Business Essentials

    • Basic Business Startup - Plattsmouth, NE

    Software Applications

    • QuickBooks 2018: Basic - Plattsmouth, NE
    • QuickBooks 2018: Intermediate - Plattsmouth, NE
     

    Winter 2019

    View all Winter 2019 classes

    Business Leadership
    • Coaching Employees for Success - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Managing & Resolving Conflict - Plattsmouth, NE
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • Computer Basics 101 - Plattsmouth, NE
    • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth, NE
    • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Smartphone Basics: iPhone - Plattsmouth, NE
    Health Care Provider CEUs
    • Intravenous Therapy: Current Standards of Practice 1 (Online Course)
    Social Media for Business
    • NEW! Email Marketing - Plattsmouth, NE
    Software Applications
    • Excel 2016: Advanced - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Excel 2016: Basic - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Excel 2016: Intermediate - Plattsmouth, NE

    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.

    Fall 2018

    View all Fall 2018 classes

    Animals & Pets

    • NEW! Horsekeeping - Plattsmouth, NE

    Arts, Crafts & Hobbies

    • Basic Business Startup - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! Bob Ross Painting: Secluded Falls - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Creating Pottery Ornaments - Louisville, NE
    • Crochet Your Way - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Farmhouse Clocks - Louisville, NE
    • Farmhouse Sign Workshop - Louisville, NE
    • Farmhouse Tea Towels: Intro to Screen Printing - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! Fused Glass Ornaments - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Junk Drawer Leather Jewelry Making - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Milk Paint 101: Autumn Wreath Décor - Louisville, NE
    • Old Time Insulator Coat Rack - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Paint & Create Seasonal Pillow - Louisville, NE
    • Portrait Drawing - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Scrapbook Workshop - Plattsmouth, NE

    Bus Trips

    • NEW! Guys on Ice at the Lofte Community Theatre - Depart from Auburn, Nebraska City & Plattsmouth, NE

    Computer & Technology: Getting Started

    • Apple iPad Level 1 - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! How Not to Get a Computer Virus - Plattsmouth, NE
    • iCloud Photo Management: The Best Way to Bank Your Pictures - Plattsmouth, NE
    • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Smartphone Basics: iPhone - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Using the Cloud - Plattsmouth, NE

    Family Matters

    • Medicare Annual Enrollment Event - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Powerful Tools for Caregivers - Plattsmouth, NE

    Foods

    • Basic Art of Cookie Decorating: Halloween Edition - Louisville, NE
    • Feasting on Fall! - Plattsmouth, NE

    Genealogy

    • Beginning Genealogy: Start Your Family History - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! DNA Tells a Story - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Intermediate Genealogy - Plattsmouth, NE

    History

    • History for Fun: The 20th Century Arrives! - Plattsmouth, NE
    • History for Fun: The American Civil War - Plattsmouth, NE
    • History for Fun: Between the Wars - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! History for Fun: The Cold War - Plattsmouth, NE
    • History for Fun: The Gilded Age - Plattsmouth, NE
    • History for Fun: Inventing a Nation—Still - Plattsmouth, NE
    • History for Fun: War of 1812 thru the Start of the American Civil War - Plattsmouth, NE
    • History for Fun: World War I - Plattsmouth, NE
    • History for Fun: World War II - Plattsmouth, NE
    • History for Fun: Why Should We Care? - Plattsmouth, NE

    Languages

    • Beginning Spanish 1-A - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Beginning Spanish 1-B - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Sign Exact English 1 - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Sign Exact English 1.5 - Plattsmouth, NE

    Mind & Body

    • NEW! Essential Oils for Holiday Gifts - Louisville & Plattsmouth, NE

    Personal Development

    • The Core of the Story: Plotting Romance or Plotting Fantasy - Plattsmouth, NE

    Software Applications

    • QuickBooks 2018: Basic - Plattsmouth, NE
    • QuickBooks 2018: Intermediate - Plattsmouth, NE

    Sports, Recreation & Fitness

    • NEW! Beginning Custom Fishing Rod Building - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! Beginning Fly Tying - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Fit for Living - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Taste of Tai Chi - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Yoga - Plattsmouth, NE
     

    Winter 2019

    View all Winter 2019 classes

    Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
    • Acrylic Painting: Country Road - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Barn Jar String Art - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! Bob Ross: Northern Lights - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Creating Pottery Garden Markers - Louisville, NE
    • NEW! Drawing in Ballpoint Ink - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! Felt Floral Wreaths & Succulents - Louisville, NE
    • NEW! Free Form Woven Tapestry - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! Fused Glass Sun Catcher - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! Go Big Red Window Painting - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! Intro to Watercolor Painting - Louisville, NE
    • NEW! Knot Your Momma’s Macramé - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! Leather Jewelry Making - Louisville, NE
    • NEW! Paint Pouring - Louisville, NE
    • Paint Your Own Piece - Louisville, NE
    • NEW! Plattsmouth Scrapbook Retreat - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Reclaimed Barn Wood Sign Board - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Scrapbook Workshop - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! Shibori Dying - Louisville, NE
    • NEW! Spring Porch Signs Using Chalk & Milk Paint - Louisville, NE
    • ZenDoodle - Plattsmouth, NE
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • Computer Basics 101 - Plattsmouth, NE
    • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Plattsmouth, NE
    • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Smartphone Basics: iPhone - Plattsmouth, NE
    Family Matters
    • Welcome to Medicare - Online
    Foods
    • Basic Art of Cookie Decorating: Valentines - Louisville, NE
    • NEW! Instant Pot Does It Again! - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! Romantic Meal Ideas - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! Soup is On! - Plattsmouth, NE
    History
    • Your Old House - Plattsmouth, NE
    Languages
    • NEW! Beginning Spanish - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Sign Exact English 1 - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Sign Exact English 1.5 - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Sign Exact English 2 - Plattsmouth, NE
    Mind & Body
    • NEW! Prime-Time Health - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Essential Oils - Louisville, NE
    Personal Development
    • NEW! Community Leadership Program - Plattsmouth, NE
    • The Business of Writing - Plattsmouth, NE
    Social Media
    • NEW! Email Marketing - Plattsmouth, NE
    Software Applications
    • Excel 2016: Advanced - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Excel 2016: Basic - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Excel 2016: Intermediate - Plattsmouth, NE
    Sports, Recreation & Fitness
    • Tai Chi for Better Balance - Plattsmouth, NE
    • NEW! STRONG by Zumba - Plattsmouth, NE
    • Yoga - Plattsmouth, NE

    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!

    Citizenship

    SCC offers information on the steps in the Naturalization process and instruction in the key component of U.S. history and government that applicants must know for the USCIS interview. Candidates for U.S. citizenship must learn what it really means to participate in a democracy and the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizens.

    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, Citizenship, 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 – Accuplacer: This is one of the course placement tests utilized by SCC and other Nebraska community colleges. The Center provides the 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.

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