The Milady Academic Blog is for you, the educator. When we
created it, our goal was to serve you and help you grow as an educator. It is a
way for us to share information, ideas, tips, tricks, websites and industry
news. Our goal is to help make your job a bit easier by providing you with
ideas that you can incorporate in your classroom.
As we wrap up 2019, I want to share the top 10 blog posts
for the year. If you are new to the blog, you may have missed one or two of
If you have been with us from the beginning, I find that a quick review of something I’ve already read is a valuable way of learning.
Lisha Barnes is a Cosmetology/Barber Instructor with over 25 years of experience. She started out in a small private school working in Admissions, Financial Aid, Education, and School Director. She was a Director of Education for a chain of Private Cosmetology schools. Currently she serves as the Academic Development Manager for Milady where she supports schools and educators around the nation with continuing education, curriculum development and product knowledge. Lisha has served as an Educator for Milady’s Career Institute; NACCAS Commission; Career Educators of America Committee Member; and has authored numerous writing projects for Milady. This industry experience allows her to see the industry from a variety of viewpoints, which helps in sharing information and ideas with educators all around the world.