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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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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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Philip StoeckleinProgram Coordinator – Philip Stoecklein

Philip Stoecklein brings vast experience in government, community relations, public affairs and manufacturing. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree and Master’s in Public Administration from Tennessee State University. In his role as the Program Coordinator, Philip is responsible for managing current and new classes, instructor recruitment, and scheduling.
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Imelda PhotoAdministrative Officer - Imelda Alamilla

Imelda Alamilla provides administrative support to Nashville Community Education. She has over eight years of customer care experience. Imelda graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor's in Business Administration. Imelda 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 - Chair, Vernon H. Dixon, Jr. (former commissioner), Brian Gilson - Vice Chair, Bernard Pickney

Not pictured: Dalila Duarte - Secretary