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Why Newbies Should Attend Premiere Orlando 2015

May 22, 2015  | Article

With more than 650 classes offered and close to 800 exhibiting companies, Premiere Orlando is the largest beauty show in the United States and provides a great opportunity for nail tech students to immerse themselves in the industry.

Keywords: CND   Gelish   instructors   Le Chat   networking event  

What I Wish I'd Known About Teaching

May 11, 2015  | Article

Sometimes we jump in and take on roles professionally, not knowing exactly what we’re getting into. Often it’s a case of sink or swim. We asked instructors: What do you wish you had known before you started teaching?

Keywords: cosmetology schools   healthy working   schools   teaching  

Ten Tips for Effective Teaching

May 4, 2015  | Article

We talked to educators from various disciplines and identified some of the main qualities needed for good teaching. Whether you’re teaching a room of kindergarteners, a university classroom, or a group of adult nail school students, these are the qualities you’ll want to develop to be an effective teacher.

Keywords: instructors   schools   student issues  

The Power of Engagement: Motivate Your Students Now!

April 27, 2015  | Article

Although it can be a daunting task to keep students excited and productive while in nail school, there are things instructors can do to help their students keep moving forward.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   schools   teaching  

Protect Yourself Against Lawsuits

January 5, 2015  | Article

Use this article to help your students understand the types of client injury they may be held liable for and how they can protect themselves from lawsuits.

Keywords: insurance   professional liability   schools   student issues  

The Nail Art Academy Offers a New E-file and Acrylic Application Workshop

October 30, 2014  | Article

As educators, you know that continuing education helps to make you the best possible teacher for your students, and keeping your students informed of upcoming classes is important as well. To that end, master educator Sindy Mark has added a master e-file and advanced acrylic enhancement workshop to her school’s curriculum.

Keywords: acrylics   continuing education   e-files   schools   workshop  

Beauty Changes Lives/CND Tippi Hedren Scholarship Winners for Fall 2014 Announced

October 17, 2014  | Article

Ten aspiring beauty industry professionals will receive financial awards up to $5,000 to cover tuition for nail tech programs.

Keywords: Beauty Changes Lives   CND   cosmetology schools   Jan Arnold   scholarships  

Inspiring Instructor: Q & A with Wendi Ingalls

September 16, 2014  | Article

Congratulations to Kenneth Shuler Schools of Cosmetology-Greenville instructor Wendi Ingalls for winning the N.F. Cimaglia "Educator of the Year" award! Nail School News caught up with Ingalls to hear more about what makes her such a great educator.

Keywords: education   schools   teaching  

American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) Visits White House

September 5, 2014  | Article

On August 19, representatives from the AACS, including Greg Jones, Christine Gordon, Anthony Fragomeni, and Tom Netting, met at the White House with a special assistant to the president on education policy and an Office of Policy Development senior advisor.

Keywords: AACS   cosmetology schools   education   schools  

Student Spotlight: Cassie Hobby

August 25, 2014  | Article

Nail School News recently heard about this peppy 89-year-old nail tech student who attends Sweetwater Institute of Cosmetology in Tennessee. Read on to learn about this vibrant southern senior who loves creating nail art.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   schools   student issues  

Roundup: What is your most memorable thank you from a student?

August 8, 2014  | Article

We asked nail instructors to share the most memorable thank you they ever received from a student. Here’s what they said:

Keywords: cosmetology schools   Holly Schippers   schools   student issues   teaching  

The BCL/CND/Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Program is Now Accepting Applications

July 30, 2014  | Article

The Beauty Changes Lives/CND/Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship program is now accepting applications through September 8, 2014.

Keywords: Beauty Changes Lives   CND   Jan Arnold   scholarships   schools  

2014 SkillsUSA National Winners Announced

July 14, 2014  | Article

Six students earned medals in the nail care category of this annual trade competition.

Keywords: competitions   schools   student issues  

Milady Education Network Revamps Online Resources to Become

June 27, 2014  | Article

As one of the beauty and wellness industry’s top resources for professional training since 1927, Milady continues to aid beauty professionals by re-launching their professional learning site, the new and improved

Keywords: continuing education   cosmetology schools   education   Milady   schools  

Roundup: What's Your Work/Life Balance?

June 11, 2014  | Article

We asked some of you about your work/life balance. About how much time do you spend weekly working on your daily classroom presentations during your off-hours? How do you balance that time with your personal life? Here are the answers.

Keywords: education   schools  

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