Current Opportunities

SCC Discovery Days

Get ready to DISCOVER!

SCC Discovery Days will give you the opportunity to experience SCC first-hand and discover for yourself what students and alumni love about Southeast Community College! During SCC Discovery Days, you’ll receive answers to your questions about a variety of topics, including our Programs of Study, how to pay for college, support services, housing, and activities. You also will take a campus tour. There is no cost to attend, and lunch is provided!

Beatrice Campus: Oct. 14 and Nov. 7

Lincoln Campus: Oct. 20 and Nov. 18

Milford Campus: Oct. 28 and Nov 14

All Discovery Day events will be from 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m.; check-in begins at 8:45 a.m. 

To register, Click Here

Nebraska Developmental Education Consortium

The Nebraska Developmental Education Consortium website is now live. To learn more about the consortium, available resources, and the upcoming Nebraska Developmental Education Conference, visit their website at The conference is being held in Keanry on October 7-8 and is free of charge. It will feature guest speakers from around the country and promotes a collaboration of resources and research.

The Partnerships for Innovation Leadership Council approved the following professional development opportunities

Teacher Focused Training Scholarships Now Available

Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) is pleased to offer 50, $1,000 scholarships to assist career and technical ed teachers in participating in a professional development opportunity during the 2016-17 school year, including the summer of 2017 . Professional development in a CTE area (CASE, PLTW, etc.) will be given priority but other areas such as literacy, may be considered.  If you have questions on what qualifies, please email Retha Dunn at

Please note: Scholarships are limited to ONE training per person per year and TWO teachers per school. CTE teacher focused training will be given preference. Additional teachers per school may be allowed if there are extra scholarships available.

PFI or its staff are not responsible for coordinating participant travel, training registration, meals or lodging. School districts will be responsible for providing all up-front costs for participants. Consider accessing Perkins funds if they are available for the additional costs. PFI scholarship payments will be made directly to a school district after the workshop with confirmation of participant attendance. PFI will not reimburse individuals or training vendors. The application is open until 11:59 pm on Friday, December 2, 2016. Applicants will be notified of scholarship status no later than Wednesday, December 7, 2016.

To Apply Click Here

For more information about the scholarship application process, please contact us.

Participation Expectations:  The PFI scholarship application will require applicants to confirm they will follow through with the expectations as outlined here:

  • By utilizing Partnerships for Innovation funds we will use the information to advance career education initiatives for the benefit of students in the state of Nebraska.
  • Individuals will craft a 2 – 3 paragraph narrative on what was learned and how it will apply to work related to career education. The Individual will submit the paragraphs to the PFI  Director to be compiled and presented to the PFI Leadership Council.
  • Individuals will be willing to present at the Partnerships for Innovation Session at the Nebraska Career Education Conference in Kearney, NE upon request of the Director.
  • Finally, each individual will complete the online survey distributed by PFI after the Conference.

National Conference Scholarships for Teams and Individuals have been awarded for the 2016-2017 year! Thank you to everyone who applied!

High School of Business: PFI is providing support to Omaha Benson, Lincoln Public Schools and Plattsmouth High School on implementing the High School of Business – nationally recognized program.  If you are interested in applying to become a High School of Business school, please click on the hyperlinks above.

Engaged Learning Experience

Southeast Community College presented a statewide professional development project to introduce, demonstrate, and facilitate the use of “Engaged Learning.” These methods of teaching/learning encourage a high level of student engagement and interaction both inside and outside the classroom. The project goal was to improve student learning by equipping faculty to successfully implement engaged learning tools and techniques in their classrooms. SCC’s own experience with Engaged Learning has shown promise in improved test scores and more enthusiastic participation by students and faculty alike.

To access these materials please click here

For the video, click here

Conference Presentation: College Readiness

Photo and Video Release: The Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) often takes photographs and video during our events for use in brochures and on the Web. By participating in PFI events  you agree that PFI may use any image of you that might appear in photographs or video taken at a PFI event. Please contact PFI to ensure you do not want your photo used in promotional materials.

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