Our Volunteer Instructors help make our program a success. Get to know the instructors that work hard on creating the classes you love!

Jacqueline Skokna  I teach the Art of Writing in Nature because I am interested in discovering new tools to help unlock our creative flow. Together we will get connected to the beautiful world of the outdoors as a way to tell our stories.

Jacqueline Skokna

I teach the Art of Writing in Nature because I am interested in discovering new tools to help unlock our creative flow. Together we will get connected to the beautiful world of the outdoors as a way to tell our stories.

Toney Cole  For me, teaching the Nashville Community Education T-shirt Quilting class gives me an opportunity to share my knowledge while partnering with students who want recycle their treasured t-shirts into a memorable heirloom t-shirt quilt.

Toney Cole

For me, teaching the Nashville Community Education T-shirt Quilting class gives me an opportunity to share my knowledge while partnering with students who want recycle their treasured t-shirts into a memorable heirloom t-shirt quilt.

Andrew Lantz  I teach “Beginning Birding” because I feel that connecting people to nature is critical to the health of our planet. Birds provide an easy and rewarding entryway to understanding the complexity of ecosystems. I love being able to share my passion for the amazing diversity and physiology of birds in the hopes of helping others become advocates for conservation.- Andrew Lantz

Andrew Lantz

I teach “Beginning Birding” because I feel that connecting people to nature is critical to the health of our planet. Birds provide an easy and rewarding entryway to understanding the complexity of ecosystems. I love being able to share my passion for the amazing diversity and physiology of birds in the hopes of helping others become advocates for conservation.- Andrew Lantz

Donovan Grimwood  I teach the sport of fencing in three different classes offered through Nashville Community Education because it is a fun, enjoyable, and challenging sport. Whether you want to be a pirate, a Jedi, or looking for a sport that is individualistic in nature and will challenge you in a fun and safe manner, fencing is for you.

Donovan Grimwood

I teach the sport of fencing in three different classes offered through Nashville Community Education because it is a fun, enjoyable, and challenging sport. Whether you want to be a pirate, a Jedi, or looking for a sport that is individualistic in nature and will challenge you in a fun and safe manner, fencing is for you.

Elizabeth Sanders  I teach canning and food preservation because it is important to know how to safely preserve and use fresh produce in our everyday meals.

Elizabeth Sanders

I teach canning and food preservation because it is important to know how to safely preserve and use fresh produce in our everyday meals.

Tatiana Johnson  I teach upholstery because it's a unique skill to have as people will always need a place to sit. - Tatiana Johnson

Tatiana Johnson

I teach upholstery because it's a unique skill to have as people will always need a place to sit. - Tatiana Johnson

KJ  I teach bike riding and bike riding skills because human-powered movement is critical to a healthy, connected community.

KJ

I teach bike riding and bike riding skills because human-powered movement is critical to a healthy, connected community.

Cindy Stone  I teach Financial Success because I hope to make it easier for working adults to navigate through life making sound and logical financial decisions. - Cindy Stone

Cindy Stone

I teach Financial Success because I hope to make it easier for working adults to navigate through life making sound and logical financial decisions. - Cindy Stone

Carol Solow  I teach about vintage costume jewelry to share my passion for the history and cultural significance of costume jewelry, and for discovering the potential value of beautiful and fun jewelry from eras gone by. I enjoy teaching students various techniques to determine the materials used, designer and approximate age of necklaces, bracelets, earrings, cuff links and other pieces that people often think of as “junk jewelry.”

Carol Solow

I teach about vintage costume jewelry to share my passion for the history and cultural significance of costume jewelry, and for discovering the potential value of beautiful and fun jewelry from eras gone by. I enjoy teaching students various techniques to determine the materials used, designer and approximate age of necklaces, bracelets, earrings, cuff links and other pieces that people often think of as “junk jewelry.”

Tawanda Sheeri  I teach Understanding Recovery because I'm in long-term Recovery and know that its possible and for me, it's no greater Joy than when others join in to see change advance in their, lives or that of a family member or friend.

Tawanda Sheeri

I teach Understanding Recovery because I'm in long-term Recovery and know that its possible and for me, it's no greater Joy than when others join in to see change advance in their, lives or that of a family member or friend.

Mary Beth Harding  I teach yoga because I believe it can be an accessible, powerful tool for empowerment, relaxation, and self-care for everyone, every body.

Mary Beth Harding

I teach yoga because I believe it can be an accessible, powerful tool for empowerment, relaxation, and self-care for everyone, every body.

Lakeithea Anderson  I teach because I love seeing small business owners understand the importance of Social Media.

Lakeithea Anderson

I teach because I love seeing small business owners understand the importance of Social Media.