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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.

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.

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.

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.

Job Seeking & Keeping

Seeking a job, whether you’re first or not, can be intimidating.  In this class, we will learn how to conduct a meaningful job search, understand and interpret job descriptions and applications, learn about typical interview questions, types of networking, and create a stand-out resume. 

 
Keeping a job means learning how to communicate effectively with your boss, co-workers and customers, being aware of how you are perceived, understanding what helps make a good team, and how to handle conflict and negotiate compromise.

 

Money Matters

Are you ready to begin to take control of your finances?

 

Money Matters focuses on the skills necessary to understand and manage your money to meet your goals.  Understanding money, banking terms and concepts is the foundation to success.  In this course, you will learn about the different types of bank accounts, credit, developing a budget, goal setting and decision-making.