Congratulations to the 2017 N.F. Cimaglia Educator of the Year winner, Shannon Cousineau. Shannon was presented with the award at the recent CEA conference in Las Vegas, NV.
Shannon is an educator at Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Shannon’s enthusiasm, passion and optimism stood out among the many quality applicants that were received. Nomination letters agreed that she goes above and beyond in her responsibilities as an educator in seeking to engage and inspire all learners.
The N.F. Cimaglia Educator of the Year is an award given each year at the CEA conference. All instructors who are currently employed and have a minimum of 3 years of experience are eligible for nomination. For more information on the award, click here.
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.