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Category: Career Navigator Program

May 04, 2021

D2 Center 2021 Virtual Summer Elective Classes

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Summer is right around the corner and we’re pleased to share our elective credit plans for Summer 2021! D2 Center summer options are virtual this year; see course descriptions and requirements below. Please contact Director Greg Emmel with questions or to sign up (402-502-8534).

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December 15, 2020

2020-21 Tutoring and Elective Credit Classes at the D2 Center

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In November 2020, the D2 Center began offering tutoring and elective credit classes virtually to D2 Center students. Staff Specialist Jodie Martinez coordinates the curriculum and student participation for the elective credit classes—”Navigating Your Future” and an English elective. Jodie and certified English teacher Kathy Kocsis work together with students taking the English elective. Certified math teacher Terry Kocsis, Jodie Martinez, and both Career Navigators, John Moore and Bette Norton Ball, assist students with “Navigating Your Future,” which focuses on career exploration and postsecondary planning. Students utilize cell phones, email, and Microsoft Teams (for virtual meetings with teachers) to complete course work.

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July 13, 2020

D2 Center Virtual Summer Elective Classes

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The D2 Center partnered with the Omaha Public Schools (OPS) this summer in June and July and is offering three classes to D2 Center students and a few other OPS students who are trying to graduate. All the classes are taught remotely utilizing Zoom meetings, cell phone, and email. Twenty-nine students are taking 41 classes including an English elective and a new D2 Center elective, “Navigating Your Future.” The English elective is taught by Jodie Martinez and Kathy Kocsis. Navigating Your Future is taught by Ms. Martinez and Clem Bell. Special units in this new class are taught by math teacher Terry Kocsis and D2 Center Career Navigators John Moore and Bette Norton Ball. All D2 Center teachers are Nebraska-certified. Many of the students are also taking virtual classes through OPS. Best wishes to these students to earn as many credits as possible this summer!

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June 21, 2019

Blackburn High School / D2 Center Partnership Moves to New Heights with Champions’ Club Summer Program

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This June marks the launch of OPS Blackburn Alternative High School counselor Dr. Suzi Yokley-Busby’s brainchild, the Champions’ Club, in partnership with D2 Center Career Navigators Bette Norton Ball and John Moore. Blackburn students who will be seniors this fall are meeting daily with various professionals in the community to experience life-changing stories and opportunities to inspire them to graduate from high school and move on to postsecondary education and careers.

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May 13, 2019

D2 Center Summer 2019 Elective Credit Classes

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Are you behind in elective credits? Catch up this summer with two elective credit classes at the D2 Center. Class sizes are small and students get one-on-one attention from our staff of caring, Nebraska-certified teachers. Make the most of your summer!

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