Advanced Education Conference 

Choose from a variety of education options and receive up to 8 credit hours for the state of Illinois (1 CE per class) and up to 5 credit hours for the state of Ohio (seeking board approval).

Select Criteria: Session Type = Advanced Education

(Sunday Afternoon, July 26)

PaidTreatments12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   Sunday

Learn what devices can be used to in the treatment of acne.
Learn what devices should be avoided.
Find out how to better control acne.
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Speaker:
Advisory Board
Terri Wojak
President
True U Education

PaidScience12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   Sunday

*Learn common diseases and viruses that spread through your spa on a daily basis.
* Understand the differences between sanitation, disinfection and sterilization, as well as how and when to use them.
*Overview OSHA regulations for your spa, including MSDS sheets and OSHA approved disinfecting agents.
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Speaker:
Christa McDearmon
Owner,
Bella's Skin and Lash Co.

PaidBusiness3:00 PM – 4:00 PM   Sunday

In this fun interactive session, you will learn proven strategies to stand out from the competition & position yourself as THE expert!
1. To harness the power of color in your marketing and what message it conveys.
2. Does your marketing copy fall flat? Learn How certain words can make your marketing content Pop, fizz & Spa.rkle!
3. To captivate your ideal clients using a combination of high tech and high touch marketing
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Speaker:
Tazeem Jamal
Speaker, Master Esthetician and Spa Biz Coach
Skindulgence Spa

PaidBusiness3:00 PM – 4:00 PM   Sunday

Learn how to attract a generation that is now reaching full maturity and financial stability, a generation that wants to look and feel good but is mostly attracted to modern facial techniques.
Understand how to create a spa and medspa environment that will appeal to Generation X.
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Speakers:
Anna Goryca Johnson
Director of Education
New Age Spa Institute
Katarzyna Armata
CIDESCO Diplomate, Educator
New Age Spa Institute

PaidBusiness5:30 PM – 6:30 PM   Sunday

-Understand how to register your business legally.
-Understand how to negotiate your lease space.
-Be more confident when making equipment purchases and selecting skincare for your spa.
-Build a service menu that works when you are starting out.
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Speaker:
Mary Nielsen
Executive Director
Spectrum Advanced Aesthetics Institute

(Monday Morning, July 27)

PaidBody8:00 AM – 9:00 AM   Monday

In this session, you’ll learn:
- The history of cannabis,
- Common myths and misconceptions,
- The endocannabinoid system,
- The differences between THC, CBD and other cannabinoids,
- The entourage effect,
- What terpenes are,
- Contraindications,
- The benefits of cannabis massage,
- The benefits of cannabis skin care,
- Best practices,
- Legal issues and
- How to monetize your new skill.
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Speaker:
Jordan Person
CEO, LPN, LMT

PaidBusiness8:00 AM – 9:00 AM   Monday

*Evaluate new assessments useful when interviewing new staff.
*Determine what personalities might mesh best in your environment.
*Consider alternative methods of onboarding new staff.
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Speaker:
Karen Zupko
President
Karen Zupko & Associates Inc.

PaidTreatments12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   Monday

-Learn self preparation for energy work.
-Learn dynamic facial massage moves, including neck and décolletage.
-Learn 2 mind clearing energy sequences to incorporate as part of your massage.
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Speaker:
Angela Rozzi-Burns
Owner, Licensed Esthetician
Rejuvenate Skincare and Peel Barre

PaidBusiness12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   Monday

1. Financial pitfalls to avoid
2. Selection of services for your menu
3. Customer Service
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Speaker:
Sonya Kennedy
Owner, Esthetic Director
Magnolia Medspa

PaidBusiness3:00 PM – 4:00 PM   Monday

Speaker:
Cali VanAelst
Training Director
Perron Rigot, Inc.

PaidWellness3:00 PM – 4:00 PM   Monday

1. Introduce toxic stress levels and how to prevent toxicity for longevity;
2. Body messages: intake, absorption, assimilation and elimination; and
3. Nutritional concepts: holistic wellness, herbal nutrition and planning.
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Speaker:
Mytecia Myles
Aesthetician | Master Herbalist | Educator

PaidBody5:00 PM – 6:00 PM   Monday

Speaker:
Deanna Derthick
International Educator/Brand Manager
Depilève/Global Beauty Network, Inc.

PaidIngredients5:00 PM – 6:00 PM   Monday

This talk shall focus on medicinal herbs used in skin care formulations today.
We will learn the important components plants offers in regards to skin as well as delivery methods.
Attendees will learn to craft a “monograph” or working reference guide.
The core objectives are:
*Understand Herbal Actions,
*Understand Herbal Constituents,
*Recognize the botanical origin of several Industry ingredients,
*Discern which Herb to use and why,
*Learn delivery methods and
*Create plant monographs.
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Speaker:
Ms  Caroline Stork
Esthetician, Scientist, Herbalist, Business Coach to Beauty + Wellness practitioners