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  • Discounted Early Bird Rates end April 22 - register today!
  • Nominate a deserving educator to be the N.F. Cimaglia Educator of the Year! Nominations due May 1, 2019.


Saturday, June 22, 2019

Pivot Point: The Art of the Blow Dry Hands-On Workshop

Presented by Shannon King of ERGO Styling Tools and Pivot Point. Sponsored by Pivot Point International.

Room: 111-112
Registration required. Click here.

Hands-on Workshop

Room: 113-114
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Exhibit Hall Set-up

Room: 115-117 + North Hall

Opening Reception

Room: 115-117 + North Hall

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Pay it Forward Breakfast & Contest Winner

Room: 113-114
8:00am - 9:15am

The Power of One

Presented by Jessica George of Jean Madeline Aveda Institute

Room: 113-114
9:30am - 10:30am

Student Success Coaching

Presented by Theresa Miulli of Compass Rose Foundation/Sunstate Academy

Room: 109
Class Type: AMP
9:30am - 10:30am

Teaching Beauty Entrepreneurs

Presented by Jane Archie of JSpeak Solutions

Room: 108
9:30am - 10:30am

Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP): Maximum Connection

Presented by Carol Woodard of Change is the new black

Room: 113-114
10:45am - 11:45am

Admissions and Salon Outreach

Presented by Joe Piraino of Pivot Point International

Room: 109
Class Type: AMP
10:45am - 11:45am

Closing Speaker: Sam Villa

Presented by Sam VIlla, co-founder of the Sam Villa brand

Room: 113-114
12:00pm - 1:00pm
* Schedule is subject to change without notice at any time.

Meet the Speakers

2019 CEA & AMP Closing Keynote Speaker Sam Villa

Registration Rates

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CEA Membership

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Download the CEA Application and email to gilbert@beautyschools.org.

Hotel Info

MGM Grand Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV

3799 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

The CEA/AACS group rate starts at $99/night (Sun-Tues) & $149/night (Fri-Sat) (+ resort fee).

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N.F. Cimaglia Educator of the Year


What is the N.F. Cimaglia Educator of the Year Award?
The annual N.F. Cimaglia Educator of the Year Award is co-sponsored by the American Association of Cosmetology Schools and Milady. It 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.

Who Qualifies?
Nominees must be members of CEA who are currently employed, have at least three years of active employment as a cosmetology educator and can provide evidence of significant contributions to educational excellence during the immediate past year. To request a copy of your CEA Certificate, please email tatiana@beautyschools.org.

What is the Prize?
The recipient will receive a complimentary convention registration, roundtrip airfare and lodging for the convention, $2,500 and other prizes courtesy of Milady.


Nominate a deserving educator today – the deadline is May 1, 2019