Nebraska Developmental Education Consortium

Explore the website for opportunities for interaction and sharing expertise, and new directions. 

About the Consortium

We are a group of teachers from Nebraska community colleges who invite other developmental English teachers (reading & writing) to build this state-wide community that shares resources and energizes one another. Please explore the website & attend the conference. To contribute a resource or idea, email us:

From Our Blog

 Making Marks: Building Relationships Through Annotation Checks 

October 12, 2021

  Cheney Luttich Being tasked with teaching annotations has been a learning curve.  As a result of SCC’s Dev. English Department’s focus on integrated reading and writing, this write-leaning instructor learned (or continues to learn) how writing and reading are inextricably linked.  Annotations are key to navigating both.  I’ve also learned that what is instinctual to me is…

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Correcting the Curmudgeon in My Course Information Document

September 28, 2021

  Brenda Jo Sanchez   With some diligence and prodding, I went from an instructor who came off as being a curmudgeon, to a much more friendly and inviting instructor. One that you might enjoy a class with and learn something. Beginning two years ago, I worked with a group of colleagues to learn more…

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The Work of Teaching Now Deserves Celebration

May 27, 2021

Photo credit: Kevin Abourezk   Phip Ross It’s graduation time for many students. Not for most, of course. Many are turning full attention to making money between terms. Or taking stock of where they are and what they will have to do next. Or questioning themselves. I haven’t been to many SCC graduations, but I…

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