22 Mar Instructor Spotlight
The instructor spotlight is a monthly Q&A blog piece that focuses on why the instructor loves teaching at Aveda Institute Madison, advice about joining the industry, and more.
INSTRUCTOR: Stacy PROGRAM: Cosmetology
Q: WHAT PROGRAM DO YOU TEACH? HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THE BEAUTY/WELLNESS INDUSTRY?
STACY: Cosmetology. I have been in the industry for 15 years. I teach color/cutting in the classroom as well as instruct on the cosmetology clinic floor.
Q: WHAT IS THE MOST REWARDING PART OF BEING AN EDUCATOR?
STACY: The most rewarding part would be when a student says to you, “I am so good at this because you taught me.” And watching the students grow through the program.
Q: IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT IS THE BIGGEST POINT OF DIFFERENCE THE AVEDA INSTITUTE MADISON OFFERS?
STACY: Having the opportunity for so much extra education as well as the whole AVEDA experience we offer our guests.
Q: WHAT IS ONE OF THE MOST FUN EXPERIENCES YOU HAVE HAD AT AIM?
STACY: I love the fact that us as educators are able to take in the extra education!
Q: DO YOU HAVE ANY ADVICE FOR SOMEONE CONSIDERING THE BEAUTY OR WELLNESS INDUSTRY AS A CAREER OPTION?
STACY: Always make sure you have your mind made up 100% before going into the industry. It’s a lot harder than most think.
Q: WHERE IS YOUR FAVORITE PLACE TO EAT AROUND AIM?
STACY: Fresh Market – lot’s of choices!
Q: WHERE DO YOU FIND INSPIRATION?
STACY: I find inspiration online watching tutorial videos as well as watch the students put together great styles.