Nashville Community Education Has More Fall Classes Starting This Month

We are half way through the fall semester and Nashville Community Education has more than a dozen classes still available for you to register for now through December.

TV Production

Students will learn all of the technical elements of working in a TV studio: Camera, Audio, Lights, Video Switcher, Teleprompter, Audio Mixing. You will also learn the Floor Director and Technical Director roles. Class is fun, interactive, and hands-on. Beginners welcome! 

Nov 13-14/Tue & Wed/6:00pm-9:30pm

TV Pre-Production

Your next step to becoming a producer! TV Production must be completed prior to attending. This class teaches you all of the elements of putting a series together, managing a studio, collaborating with crew, and becoming a NECAT Producer. 

Nov 19-Nov 20/Mon-Tues./6:00pm-9:30pm

Brand Storytelling Using Social Media

Social Media is a great tool for creating an online presence that showcases your individual story and passions. We will explore ways of sharing your story to connect with your audience, how to put your authentic voice to the story and how to use your chosen platform (Twitter, Facebook and/or Instagram) to showcase your career, philanthropy, or hobby.  

Nov 29-Dec 13/Thu/6:00pm-8:00pm

Nashville Farmer’s Market Seasonal Cooking

There is no source better than the Nashville Farmers’ Market—feeding Nashville since 1801---to learn how to make the most of fresh, regionally-grown produce. Chef Laura Rodriguez will offer tips about cooking seasonally and demonstrate a recipe easily re-created in your home kitchen using produce from local farmers. Tastings and samples included!

Nov 7- Wed 6:00-7:15pm/Dec Wed 6:00pm-7:15pm

Altered Books

Learn how to alter books into works of mixed media art. Students use paints, pictures, post cards or special papers and trinkets to create unique embellishments. Book themes can range from holidays to love, courage or gardens. Students are required to purchase their own materials - a list will be provided the first night.

Nov 19-Dec 10/Mon/6:30pm- 8:30pm

Basketry: Woven Angel

Make your own angel tree topper or holiday centerpiece. Use a variety of different materials and several basket weaving techniques to create a unique piece that is approximately 10” tall. Some weaving experience helpful.

Nov 29/Thu/6:00pm-8:30pm

Master Meal Planning

Ready to save money, time, AND start eating healthier? Meal planning is the key to making long-lasting dietary changes for you and your family. Learn this essential life skill and finally master meal planning from the grocery store to the dining table. All instruction will be provided by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

Note: Students are required to pay a $5 materials fee to the instructor.

Nov 6- Nov 13/ Tue./6:00pm-7:30pm

Digital Storytelling with Sway

Sway is an intelligent digital storytelling app from Office that is great for project or problem-based learning. Teachers can create interactive web-based lessons, assignments, project recaps, newsletters, and more—right from a phone, tablet, or browser! Students can collaborate and use Sway to create engaging reports, assignments, projects, study materials, and portfolios. Sways are easy to share with the class or the world and look great on any screen.

Nov 8/Thu/6:00pm-8:00pm

More fall classes:

  • Consumer Bankruptcy

  • CPR for adults

  • Traditional Cuban Cooking

  • Basic First Aid

  • Beginning Sewing

  • Relief Printing Basics

and so much more!

Get our catalog and register now!

Nashville Community Education Is Now Offering Scholarships

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We are excited to offer scholarships for our classes. We never want money to be an option for our students and the community.

NCE takes pride in life-long learning and we are known for our incredibly affordable class fees- the average class costs $35.00 In an effort to reach as many Nashvillians as possible and prevent costs from being a factor, we are now offering a limited amount of scholarships.

If you or someone you know is interested in applying for a scholarship to cover the cost of your class or classes (up to two per session) please send the following information to ceceinfo@nashville.gov or mail to our address at 4805 Park Avenue:

o a document showing financial need (previous year’s W2’s, receipt of government assistance, etc…)

o a 250-word essay on why you want to take the class and an explanation of why you are seeking financial aid (can be typed or handwritten)

o a complete registration form found online

Download our scholarship information!

VOTE FOR US: BEST OF NASHVILLE

We are excited to be a part of the Nashville’s Scene Best of and in the running for two categories: Best Free Fun and Best Cheap Date. 


We pride ourselves on offering affordable personal and professional classes in Nashville. Our free classes range from How to Maximize Your Time, Investing in Your Future, Build Your Credit and Protect Your Identity, Gentle Yoga, Eat Smart at Home, Digital Books, Digital Entertainment, Understanding Debt Collection and more. 


Best Cheap Date ideas with NCE ranges from our cooking classes Traditional Indian Cooking, Traditional Cuban Cooking, Pioneer Cast Iron Cooking, Nashville’s Farmers’ Market Series, Twisted Shibori, Japanese Books: Suminagashi & Soft Stab. 


Check out local Nashville Blogger Sheena Steward on date night idea’s covering our Traditional Bangladeshi Cooking Class this past summer. 

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“When dating weekly, it gets very challenging to find new experiences. A couple of months ago I came across Nashville Community Education and was pleasantly surprised by what I found. They have classes geared towards people of all different backgrounds. It was as if I hit the date night lottery! This week’s Weeknight Date was sponsored by Nashville Community Education and we were able to partake in a traditional Bangladeshi cooking class.” Sheena Stewart


Then VOTE FOR US!!! For Best of Nashville
 

Nashville Community Education Annual Open House

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To kick off each fiscal year - in August - we host an Open House at the Cohn School.

Are you always on the wait list for our most popular classes? This is your chance to register early for Fall classes!

The event features our instructors, many of whom will be available to talk with the community about their skills and classes and show example projects. Alongside our instructors we have invited organizations and businesses from our community to share their great work with attendees. Free refreshments from Crème Catering will be provided alongside music from Nashville's i106.7 Van. 

This event is free and family-friendly. We would like to thank the Nashville Scene for being our Presenting Media Sponsor for this year's event. 

Participating nonprofits and small business vendors will include:
Your Choice Leather
The Carnegie Writers
Major Family Chiropractic
Peace, Joy and Gluten (treats will be available for purchase!)
NECAT Network
Platetone Printmaking, Paper and Book Arts
Nashville International Center for Empowerment
Cooking Up
Senior Renaissance Center
HJ Real Estate
and more!

Instructors that will be attending the Open House include (name followed by subject):
Fencing students
Norma & Chalmer NiDiffer & Peggy Elliot - Oil Painting & Picture Framing
Cyndi Clark - Reiki & Qigong
Tempra Mosley - Retired & Disabled TN Benefits
Dakota Grady - Finance
Mandy Scott - Essential Oils
The Meal Planning Method
Maria Benham - Spanish
Mary Moore - Quilting
Stephanie Daunhauer - Sewing
Cary Freeman - Badminton
Winnie Pang - Yoga and Mandarin Chinese
Lenair Koonce - Food Safety
David Heustess - Pottery, book arts & shibori
The Southern Squeeze - Strength Training Basics
Terry Kornman - Book Arts
Allison Kerr - Guitar
Loretta Jarrett-McDonald - Medicare
Kathleen Passafume - Supply Chain
Betsy Nenni - Yoga
Emily Grammer - Fermentation
Andrea Waters (ASquared Consulting) - The Job Shop
Becca Hillburn - Comics & Zines
Nicole Beach - Wire Jewelry Basics
Jacquie Skokna - Art of Writing in Nature

More instructors to be added soon!

Learn More: https://www.facebook.com/events/663833163970102/