Gainful Employment. You have probably heard the term, but are you clear on what it is? As educators we may think “that’s school owner business, it doesn’t have anything to do with me”. That is far from the truth. Gainful Employment not only will impact our schools but educators and students alike. Take a look at this video from the Association of Proprietary Colleges, for a clearer understanding of Gainful Employment. It’s a few years old but gives a great high level overview.
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.