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About Us

Nashville Community Education is sponsored by the Metropolitan Nashville Community Education Commission of the Metropolitan Government. We seek to enrich the diverse fabric of Nashville through personal and professional educational opportunities.

Meet Our Staff

Mary Beth HardingExecutive Director – Mary Beth Harding

Mary Beth Harding is a graduate of Vanderbilt University (B.A., Anthropology, Psychology, Women and Gender Studies). Mary Beth seeks to provide creative educational opportunities to all members of Nashville's diverse and growing population. She hopes to continue providing opportunities for you to learn new skills and develop long-lasting connections through Nashville Community Education.

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Imelda PhotoProgram Coordinator - Imelda Alamilla

Imelda Alamilla has over eight years of customer care experience. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor's in Business Administration. Imelda is responsible for instructor recruitment, scheduling classes, and supporting the Executive Director.

Joshua Hill, Administrative Officer Administrative Officer - Joshua Hill

Joshua Hill provides administrative support to Nashville Community Education. He has over ten years of customer service experience. Joshua graduated from Spec Howard School of Media Arts studying video production and graphic design. Joshua directs phone calls, manages the online database, and works closely with the Executive Director to complete important administrative tasks.

Meet Our Commissioners

CommissionersClockwise from left: Edward G. Hantel, Dr. Kecia Ray (former commissioner), Vernon H. Dixon, Jr. (former commissioner), Brian Gilson - Acting Chair, Bernard Pickney

Not pictured: Dalila Duarte - Secretary, Laura Moore, Doug Renfro and Matia Powell


Contact Us

Nashville Community Education
Phone: 615-298-8050
Fax: 615-298-8455

Department Locations

  • The Cohn School - Main Office
    4805 Park Ave.
    Nashville, TN 37209
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  • Wright Middle School - Satellite Location
    180 McCall St.
    Nashville, TN 37211
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  • Martha O'Bryan Center
    711 South 7th Street
    Nashville, TN 37206
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