About Us

The Chattery cultivates and fosters a community of learners and teachers through fun, affordable and accessible learning experiences throughout Chattanooga.

As a nonprofit, The Chattery brings an unlimited variety of classes to our community ranging from the arts to financial planning.  We not only serve as ambassadors who bring awesome classes and workshops to Chattanooga but we’re also helping cultivate and encourage your passions.

In other words, our classes are dreamt up and taught by you, a member of our community.

All classes are 16 and up unless otherwise noted. 


  • Relationships

  • Inclusion

  • Variety

  • Celebrate

  • Curiosity

  • Fun

  • Collaboration

  • Community

  • Cheekiness


We are located in Chattanooga WorkSpace, but our classes take place all over Chattanooga. Pay attention to the location listed on the class!



Jennifer Holder
Operations Headmaster | oversees day to day operations of The Chattery. 

Want to donate or teach a class? Jennifer's your girl!

Shawanda Mason
Creative Director & Board Chair | manages marketing and communications efforts for The Chattery.  

Got an idea or inquiry for a joint marketing event or campaign? Member of the press? Chat with Shawanda.

Board Members:

  • Danielle Wennerstrom, Chair

  • Martha Culp, Secretary

  • Alison Anderson, Treasurer

  • Aaron Boggs

  • Florence Bromfield

  • Rebecca Feldbin

  • Monica Maples Kinsey

  • Elan Webster

  • Elizabeth Wells

*photo by Joanna Gallagher