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Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Nashville Rebecca Hammel spoke with Tennessean Opinion and Engagement Director David Plazas.

Nashville Tennessean

Catholic education provides a tradition of excellence in education and service, grounded in our faith and its timeless teachings.

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  • Rebecca Hammel is the superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Nashville.

“Catholic schools open for in-person learning.”

Announcing this news just three months ago was an important statement for my office to make and a reflection of the diligent work, planning, and commitment of all of the schools in the Diocese of Nashville. 

In the face of the current pandemic and knowing the advantages that the in-person educational experience provides our students and families, our schools’ leaders adjusted schedules, implemented protocols and communicated regularly with families to inform and educate them. 

The result was a