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Classes by topic:

Distance & Blended Learning

Blended Education: Online Teaching Strategies
We all know that student engagement is the key to retention and learning outcomes. With schools now offering blended education, the question becomes how can I keep my students engaged in a virtual classroom? In this online class, we will show you how to take the teaching methods you use every day and incorporate them into your online program, learning tips and strategies that will help you engage and motivate your students.

Virtual or In-Person

Teaching Methodology, Presentation Methods and Learner Styles

Multiple Methods for Multiple Intelligences
In this online class, you will explore the unique ways that students learn. Based on the theory developed by Howard Gardner, participants will understand that each student in their classroom learns through various multiple intelligences and learns through some of those intelligences more readily than others. You will review detailed characteristics of each learning style as well as teaching tips effective for each style.

In-Person Only
Powerful Teaching & Learning Methods
This online class gives educators the tools to develop their own creativity and bring more variety, enthusiasm, and energy to the classroom. Participants will learn effective and critical techniques in both teaching and learning methods including interactive lecturing, demonstrations, discussion, role-playing, window paning, mind mapping, case studies, concept connectors, mnemonics, energizers and so much more.

In-Person Only
The Action-Packed Classroom
Sometimes classrooms can become quite boring. We’ve all seen students look uninterested, with their eyes glazed over and heads propped up with their hands. When students are not involved or are unable to move around during class and engage in the learning process, they become bored. This online class will help you discover techniques to keep your classrooms action packed. You will learn how to kick start your class in the morning, incorporate powerful engagers throughout the day, and end your day with action-packed closing activities, all of which will help keep your students engaged and involved in the learning process!

In-Person Only
Leading & Teaching Through Change
Participants of this fun and informative program will learn to embrace change, rather than resist it. You will recognize that change touches our lives daily and that change is what gives you the opportunity to be yourself and make your life everything you want it to be. The class will cover ten key facts or strategies for adapting to change as well as four rules for rituals in education. You will also learn through hands-on activities the formula for activating learning in every student.

In-Person Only
High Impact Teaching Skills & Presentation Techniques
This online class covers step-by-step activities that take participants through every step of developing and delivering a powerful classroom presentation. Participants will understand steps for increasing personal awareness, how to use the C – R – E – A – T – E model with nine essential elements for delivering a powerful presentation. In addition, the ten basic needs of adult learners will be thoroughly discussed.

Virtual or In-Person

Engagement & Motivation

Mission Possible: Light the Fuse
Motivation is defined as the reason one has for acting or behaving in a certain way. It is an internal choice that a person must make. As an educator, is there anything you can do to motivate your students? YOU BETTER BELIEVE IT! You see, students are a lot like fireworks; their power is all on the inside. Nothing happens until you light the fuse. Your mission is to light that fuse! Are you ready to accept the mission of motivation and light the fuse?

Virtual or In-Person
Inspiring the Creative Soul to Learn
In this online class, participants will explore inspirational teaching techniques such as metaphors, analogies, and right brain exercises that can be used in the classroom and in the student salon to enhance the learning experience. Each inspirational teaching method is designed to engage the heart and the head for a more fulfilling teaching and learning experience.

In-Person Only
Igniting Exceptional Performance
This online class will show participants how to identify and develop the leadership skills that are required of a Master Educator. Participants will understand how to build accountability in their students and will be given the tools to create trust and set clear expectations in order to ignite exceptional performance in both themselves and their students.

In-Person Only
Learning is a Laughing Matter
This online class will leave participants with substantive information and strategies to make their classrooms a lot more fun which enhances learner retention. Participants will define laughter and identify its purpose in learning and the effects of laughter on the brain. They will recognize the benefits of laughter and its effects on stress as well as solidify how laughter enhances creativity. Strategies for integrating laughter into the learning process will be reviewed.

In-Person Only
Creative Engagement Activities
Strategies to Engage, Enlighten and Energize your Students

It’s start day! You have a brand-new group of students who are eager, bright-eyed, ready to learn and take on the beauty & wellness world! It really is awesome, isn’t it? But then, a few months later, those eyes are a little less bright and your learners may be a feeling a little less motivated. Before you know it, your classroom and student salon start to feel a little… boring, ho-hum, tired! Your plans for excited, energized learning have fallen a little flat. And no one wants that.

Every day educators have a new opportunity to invigorate, refresh, energize, enlighten and truly engage your learners! An energized classroom drives results and excited learners can accomplish big things. In this online class we will look at strategies that you can use to create that energized classroom and engage the most unengaged learner.

Virtual or In-Person
Reimagine Your Classroom: Play with Purpose
Playing games and having fun have always been a part of our educational process. With today’s generation of learners, who are used to constant stimulation and entertainment, incorporating games and engaging activities has become an even more critical part of our teaching toolbox. Finding ways to play in the classroom is important but more importantly we must learn to play with purpose. Classroom fun can capture students’ attention, boost their energy, build their confidence and aid in learner retention. This class will help you uncover the benefits of playing games and other fun activities in school and give yourself a variety of new ideas to bring back to the classroom to motivate and engage your students.

Virtual or In-Person

Relationships & Classroom Management

Communicating Confidently
In this online class, you will learn to become a great communicator, the kind that gains people’s attention, holds their interest, and moves them into action. You will examine the communication process, identify barriers to communication, learn to listen more effectively and identify communication style. You will also learn key tips for communicating confidently.

In-Person Only
Developing Effective Educator Relationships
This online class will arm you with the tools needed to engage in sound relationships with learners, colleagues, and the community. You will learn to practice effective listening skills and other steps necessary for building effective relationships and managing conflict as well as identify the six basic needs common to learners of today. Human relations and communication basics will be discussed.

In-Person Only
Results Oriented Classroom Management
This online class covers the various principles of managing learner behavior and chronic misconduct. You will learn low to high profile control techniques, identify chronic and situational barriers to learning, understand the principles of academic advisement, and review the four enemies of conflict management in relationship building. Seven chronic learner behaviors will be dealt with in detail.

Virtual or In-Person
Dynamic Team Building
This online class focuses on the importance of evaluating the team environment and provides specific strategies for building a cohesive and productive team. You will define teams and teamwork, identify the benefits of teamwork, the ingredients for team motivation, and work through six practical steps in team building.

In-Person Only

Student Salon & Business

Making the Student Salon an Adventure
This online class will prepare you to meet the needs of the industry through the success of your graduates. You will learn to assist students in developing a solid client base using referrals, rebooking, ticket upgrading and so much more. The importance of teaching learners how to develop success habits while in school will be reviewed in detail.

Virtual or In-Person
Teaching Essential Business Skills for Success
In this online class, we offer ideas and solutions for teaching your students how to communicate with customers. You’ll be able to guide them to effectively recommend services and retail products. We’ll focus on building clinic floor traffic, increasing retail sales, doubling chemical sales, finding and filling clients’ needs, and much more! You will discover how to work smarter, not harder.

In-Person Only
Student Retention for Schools
This online class will help you apply effective school management principles to increase student retention and improve student success. You will understand strategies for establishing a vision and plan, build sound administrative and ethical practices, and define your school’s culture. Learn the importance of instilling student ownership, become an energized educators, and develop a P – R – A – I – S – E policy.

In-Person Only

Meet Our Educators

lisha barnes
Lisha is a licensed cosmetologist, barber, and instructor who is committed to improving the quality of cosmetology education. She has presented multiple continuing education–approved courses to thousands of educators via school trainings, state association events, and national conferences.
Lenita Griffis Browning
Lenita is the president of Browning Salon & Beauty Consulting, an organization for the growth of beauty, barber, and skin care and cosmetics industry professionals. Her vast experience provides keen insights into the beauty industry—insights she shares with her trademark passion and sense of humor.
A successful entrepreneur for over 25 years, Gwendolyn co-founded The Expertise School of Beauty in 2000 (now known as The Expertise Cosmetology Institute), which is dedicated to teaching the art of beauty. Gwendolyn is famous for telling students “If you can believe it, you can achieve it.”
Samantha Ferreira
Well-known and respected in the cosmetology field, Samantha's passion is assisting and guiding future industry professionals to be the best version of themselves so they can achieve their goals. She accomplishes this every day through her dynamic teaching style.
Ida is a licensed cosmetologist with over two decades' worth of industry experience, and her wide range of knowledge has made her a well-rounded educator. Teaching is one of Ida's greatest passions—a passion that's reflected in her classroom presentations.
A licensed cosmetologist, Lisa is passionate about promoting lifelong learning and has committed herself to helping the beauty industry grow and succeed. One of Lisa’s former employers once said that Lisa has “unstoppable energy and enthusiasm for her work that is contagious.”