A prestigious award. $2,500. Registration, airfare, and lodging to the CEA conference in Las Vegas, NV.
Those are the prizes that await the winner of the 2017 N.F. Cimaglia Educator of the Year.
We are looking for the educator that is making the most significant contribution to education in the beauty and wellness industry. With this prestigious award we want to recognize an educator who engages the student in the classroom, uses technology effectively, and innovates, inspires and teaches their students how to serve their customers.
To be eligible for this award, nominees must be members of CEA who are currently employed, have at least three years of active employment as a cosmetology educator and can provide evidence of significant contributions to educational excellence during the immediate past year.
Nominate yourself or another deserving educator! The deadline to submit your application is May 1, 2017. For more information and to access the application click here. <https://www.milady.cengage.com/educatoroftheyear.asp>
The winner will attend this year’s CEA conference at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV, July 15 – 18, 2017.
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.