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 students in the classroom, uses technology effectively and is innovative.
To be eligible for this award, nominees must be:
Members of CEA
Currently employed in a beauty and wellness school
Have at least three years of active employment as a beauty and wellness educator
Can provide evidence of significant contributions to educational excellence during the immediate past year
While Milady is proud to be the primary sponsor of this award, it is not required for nominees to teach using Milady-based curriculum in their school. ALL INSTRUCTORS from ALL SCHOOLS are welcome to apply if they meet the criteria.
Nominate yourself or another deserving educator! The deadline to submit your application is June 8, 2020. For more information and to access the application click here.
The winner will attend this year’s CEA Virtual Conference July 11–13.
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.