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April 14th-15th

IACS Spring Teachers Conference

Earn 12 CE Units


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Upcoming events

    • 14 Apr 2024
    • 15 Apr 2024
    • 4 sessions
    • 610 Moen Avenue Rockdale (Joliet), IL 60436

    Day 1

    Collaborative Coaching--Adopting a Mindful Coaching Mindset

    This year's IACS Spring Conference will kick off with Pivot Point’s Daniel Dunworth and his session on Collaborative Coaching--Adopting a Mindful Coaching Mindset.  Infusing high energy and passion into every project, Daniel Dunworth is a beacon of inspiration for educators, learners, and professionals worldwide. With two decades of varied experience, including roles as a cosmetology educator, school director, corporate trainer, and currently as the Director of Learning Experience with Pivot Point International, Daniel is a testament to his commitment to cultivating talent in the beauty industry. An advocate for the modernization of learning through technology, Daniel's servant leadership approach has helped thousands embrace innovative education methodologies, driving them to reach their full potential.

    Day 2

    High Impact Classroom Presentations.

    On day two, hear from Milday’s subject matter expert, Tammie Stevens who will help you unlock your potential as an educator with her course on High Impact Classroom Presentations. Tammie is a licensed cosmetologist and instructor who is passionate about education for the beauty industry. She has over 35 years of industry experience in a variety of roles including salon and school owner, corporate education leadership, continuing education provider and SME for Milady. 

    Tamie’s motto for education—Keep it Fair, Keep it Fun, and Never Stop Learning!

    Foundations of Waxing: An Introductory Class for Cosmetology & Esthetic Teachers

    Presented by Perron Rigot’s Cali VanAelst, our final session is a comprehensive class to give a solid foundation in the waxing essential theory of stripless hard waxing.  Cali is an esteemed licensed cosmetologist and esthetician with over 30 years of experience, renowned for her expertise in waxing and skincare. After years in the esthetic field focusing on skin care, ingredients, spa management, and the full range of esthetics, waxing became her passion teaching for the last 15 years.  Named 'Best Waxer' and featured in various publications, she is a leading figure in the industry. As the National Training Director for Perron Rigot, Inc., Cali is dedicated to advancing the field through hands-on education and coaching. Her expertise lies in Brazilian and eyebrow waxing, with Cali performing an impressive 400+ Brazilian waxes monthly. A prolific speaker, writer, and educator, she continually inspires innovation in the waxing and skincare realms." In her free time, she can be found paddle boarding on Lake Michigan in Chicago.

    Understanding L'Oreal ACCESS

    Presented by Jeff DeShazer, Education Lead for LP, Matrix, Pulp Riot and Biolage.  Jeff brings 20+ years as cosmetologist and educator, including:

    • ·         7 years Pureology Platform Artist
    • ·         3 Years full time Redken Educator
    • ·         3 Years Shows and Events Manager
    • ·         3 Years Pulp Riot Education/Sales Manager for PulpRiot

    In this class, you will understand how to use L'Oreal ACCESS to facilitate, navigate and implement education to the student body of your Cosmetology School. 

    To view the full agenda, click here.  

Past events

22 Oct 2023 IACS Fall 2023 Teachers Conference

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