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Nebraska Transition College is a Public Charity Non-Profit organization under IRC Section 501 (c)(3). Donors can deduct contributions made to NTC under IRC section 170.  EIN: 81-3766668

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Unlocking Your Best Self

Social and Emotional Wellness focuses on everyday strategies and skills to develop self-esteem, self-awareness, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.  Topics such as mindset, personal strengths, safety, relationships, stress, time management, and goal setting will be covered.  This course will foster healthy behaviors that lead to improved social and emotional wellness outcomes.

Class meets one evening per week over eleven weeks.  Students will engage in interactive activities promoting hands-on learning of self-awareness, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.  Maximum enrollment of 15.

Soft Skills to Pay the Bills II

Pre-requisite:  Soft Skills to Pay the Bills I.

This is a continuation from Soft Skills to Pay the Bills I and continues to focus on everyday interpersonal skills that job seekers need to succeed on the job. Communicating clearly and appropriately, remembering work directions, working well with others, and problem solving will be among the topics covered. 

 

Class meets once per week over 12 weeks, students engage in interactive activities promoting hands-on learning of soft and related vocational skills.  The class will include mock interviews with community business leaders rating students on skills and areas for improvement.  Maximum enrollment of 15.

Soft Skills to Pay the Bills I

Soft Skills to Pay the Bills focuses on everyday interpersonal skills that job seekers need to succeed on the job.   Communicating clearly and appropriately, remembering work directions, working well with others, and problem solving will be among the topics covered.

 

Class meets once per week over eleven weeks, students engage in interactive activities promoting hands-on learning of soft and related vocational skills.  The class will include mock interviews with community business leaders rating students on skills and areas for improvement.  Maximum enrollment of 15.

Self-Advocacy/Self-Awareness

Students will discover and refine strategies necessary to develop everyday self-awareness and self-advocacy skills. Students will explore topics such as strengths, disability awareness, and how and where to access community health resources. Students will learn how to foster healthy behaviors that lead to improved social and emotional health outcomes.

 

Class meets once per week over 12 weeks, students engage in interactive activities promoting hands-on learning.  Maximum enrollment of 15.

Public Transportation (and more!)
During this class, students will become familiar with all aspects of public transportation options available to them as they navigate the community.  Topics will include the following:  Purchasing bus fares, understanding bus routes and connections/transfers, bus etiquette, preparing for weather, preparing for route changes/cancelations, Uber, Lyft, taxi service, and more. 
 
Class meets on select, seminar-length days.  The majority of our time will be spent riding the bus, problem solving, and students will have homework in between class meetings.

My First Home

For this class, we will be utilizing the curriculum developed by the University of Minnesota Extension office.  During this class, students will be focusing locating appropriate, affordable, safe housing.  We will discuss all aspects of identifying household needs and wants in housing, gathering information on housing units, property management, and neighborhoods, and practicing the completion of a rental application.  We will be discussing credit reports, talking to property managers, developing budgets and savings plans, and we will identify rental condition concerns.

Class meets once per week over 12 weeks, students engage in interactive activities promoting hands-on learning. Maximum enrollment of 15.