The CEA Conference is Back - Live and In Person


AACS is EXCITED to announce our annual Career Education Alliance Convention for Beauty and Wellness Educators!

 Meet other beauty and wellness educators and learn from industry experts during this three day conference hosted by the American Association of Cosmetology Schools.  This unique conference will inspire you with our dynamic keynote speakers.  During our interactive breakout sessions you will learn to enhance your classroom skills while our hands-on classes will amplify your expertise!


Join us to…

FREE YOUR MIND and

Explore new ideas and techniques with our 3-day event. Full of engaging and powerful classes that include educational methods, awareness, technology, and motivational keynote speakers. Two dynamic 3-hour sessions with both Pivot Point and Milady.

Educate yourself, your coworkers, and your students through strengthening your skills and networking with other educators.

Empower yourself and others by broadening your horizons with sessions focused on awareness, Mental health, inclusivity, generational, and culture. Build your social-media skills by taking a technology class and learning to speak to Generation Z.

There is something for every beauty and wellness educator! See you in Vegas!

If your school is not a member of AACS – Click Here to learn about membership.

Schedule


Opening night party. Stay tuned for theme details!

Registration

Registration desk is open
3:00-7:00pm

Opening Night Party

Themed details coming soon...
5:30-7:00pm

Coffee with Industry Partners

Exhibit Hall

Explore the exhibit hall and meet with vendors
7:30am-8:30am

Welcome

8:40-9:10am

Great Clips Sponsor

Great Clips

9:10-9:40am

Andrew Carruthers

Sponsor: Great Clips

Keynote Speaker, Andrew Carruthers, CEO of The Journeyist. Transcending our resistance to change
9:40-10:40

Brunch

Sponsored by Pivot Point

10:40-10:50

Pivot Point Class

Pivot Point

12:00-3:00

Exhibit Hall & Afternoon Snacks

Explore the exhibit hall and meet with vendors
3:10-4:10

Breakout sessions

Pivot Point / Jen Kuhn / Panel Moderator

3 powerful classes: Classroom management, Generation Z, and Power of creating an online profile.
4:10-5:00am

Transition

5:00-5:10pm

Breakout sessions

Nikki Trowbridge / Denise Herman / Corina Santoro

Wrap up the day with 3 powerful breakout sessions that include: Perfect Your Presentation Skills As A Instructor with Nikki, Hear Something...See Something...Say Something...Do Something with Denise Herman, and Turbo Charge Your Teaching Day Coirina Santoro of Milady.
5:10-6:00pm

Breakfast

7:00-8:00am

Welcome

8:00-8:10

Milady Educator of The Year Award Presentation

Milady

The N.F. Cimaglia Educator of the Year Award is a prestigious award given to one educator each year who has exhibited the most significant contribution toward upgrading professional standards of educational excellence, particularly within the areas of student involvement during the immediate past year.
8:10-8:30

Keynote Speaker

Stay tuned for more details
8:30-9:30am

Breakout sessions

Pivot Point / Jalia Pettis / Johnathan Pickering

3 outstanding classes of Financial Literacy for creative learners with Pivot Point, The Pigmented Panel with Julia Petits, and BAAB with Johnathan Pickering of Beauty as a Business
10:00-10:50am

Transition

10:50-11:00am

Breakout sessions

Jesse Linares / Lisha Barnes / Lacey LaRose

3 impactful breakout sessions with Jesse Linares, 5 Ways To Overcome Educator Burnout With Lisha Barnes of Milady, and Creating the perfect balance with hybrid learning with Lacy Larose.
11:00-11:50am

Transition

11:50-12:00pm

Lunch and exhibit hall

Lunch and mingle with vendors in the exhibit hall
12:00-1:30pm

Milady Class

Angie Shuler & Tammie Stevens of Milady

A winning lesson from start to finish
1:30-4:30pm

Transition

4:30-4:40pm

Breakout sessions

Carol Woodard/ Carla Jones / Jessica Beck

End the day with a bang, The ABCs of classroom communication with Carol Woodard of Great Clips, What do you see in me: 3 steps that build belonging and bonding to create culturally responsive classrooms with Carla Jones, and Surviving to thriving with financial milestones with Jessica Beck of Prosper U
4:40-5:40pm
All times are listed in PST
Schedule is subject to change

Speakers


Registration


Early Bird Special

Member Pricing

$390.00(Members)

April-May 31

Non-member Pricing

$499.00(Non-members)

April-May 31

Interested in saving? Join to become a CEA member

Registrations are non-refundable

Late Registration

Member Pricing

$449(Members)

June 1-July 5

Non-member Pricing

$559(Non-members)

June 1-July 5

Interested in saving? Join to become a CEA member

Registrations are non-refundable

Reserve your room


The Mirage Hotel is the convention location and special rate rooms are available. Please reserve your room today.  

Room block expires on Tuesday, June 2, 2022.

Interested in being a Exhibitor


Connect with school owners and educators at CEA!

Sign up today for a booth at the CEA Convention! A booth includes:

  • Two exhibitor badges
  • The ability to connect with attendees
  • Display new products or methodology
  • Attendees can download and print PDFs right from your booth

Please register https://web.beautyschools.org/events/Exhibitor-Application-CEA-Convention-62/details

 

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