Blended Education: Striking the Perfect Balance

Online Course for Instructors

Are you considering starting a blended distance learning program in your school? Unsure where to start? This class will walk you through the steps of creating a permanent, workable blended program of study. We will dive into how to design and create a program that not only works for your school, but ensures your students are set up for success!

If you're an Instructor, our other course, Blended Education: Online Teaching Strategies, is a better choice for you!

Price: $33.90
Length of Access: 365 days
  • Earn Instructor CE Hours

    This course fulfills 3 hours of NACCAS Teaching Methodology requirement. Please check with your state board for credit approval.

  • Learn at Your Own Pace

    You have access to this class for 365 days. Take it at your own pace. Start and stop as needed. Don't worry—your progress will be saved.

  • Become a Master Educator

    This course counts as 1 credit towards your Milady Master Educator Certification. Learn more about our certifications, here.

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About the Author: Lisha Barnes

Lisha Barnes currently serves as the Academic Development Manager for Milady. She is responsible for developing and delivering the Master Educator instructor training program, Master Educator Online Instructor series, and supporting schools with curriculum development and product knowledge. She is a licensed cosmetologist, barber, and instructor. She received a Bachelors of Science in Communications from Eastern New Mexico University and her Cosmetology, Barber and Student Instructor training at Olympian University of Cosmetology. Lisha’s thorough understanding of the cosmetology school industry comes from over 25 years of hands-on experience serving in various roles, including Instructor, Director of Education, Admissions, Financial Aid, Accreditation, and School Administrator for multiple private cosmetology schools. Lisha has also served as NACCAS Commissioner and AACS Accreditation Committee Chair among many other prestigious positions.

Lisha Barnes

Course Outline


    1. Welcome Message

    2. Blended Education Workbook

    3. Watch "Welcome to Blended Learning: Striking the Perfect Balance"

    1. Watch "What is Distance Learning?"

    1. Watch "Distance Learning History"

    1. Watch "Introduction to Benefits, Challenges and Fears"

    2. Watch "Benefits for Students"

    3. Watch "Benefits for Schools and Educators"

    4. Watch "Challenges with Blended Learning"

    5. Watch "Distance Learning Fears"

    6. Watch "Overcoming Fears and Challenges"

    1. Watch "Compliance"

    1. Watch "Is a Blended Learning Program Right for your School?"

    2. Questions to Ask

    3. Watch "Required Characteristics of Students"

About this course

  • $33.90
  • 39 lessons
  • 2.5 hours of video content

Create a program that not only works for your school but ensures your students are set up for success!

FAQs

  • Why should I take this course?

    This online class will walk you through the steps of creating a permanent, workable blended program of study. We will dive into how to design and create a program that not only works for your school, but ensures your students are set up for success!

  • How long is this course?

    The course should take you about 3 hours depending on your current learning style and how long you take to practice what you learn. You may take the course at your own pace, stopping and starting as it fits your schedule.

  • How is the course structured?

    There are 12 lessons in the course as well as a final exam. You must pass the final exam with a score of 70% or higher in order to obtain your certificate of completion.

  • Is this class offered in-person?

    No, this course is not currently offered in-person. However, if you’re interested in hosting an event (in-person or live, virtual) with Milady’s Master Educator Program, we do have a menu of classes that can be delivered in-person or as a live, virtual class. Learn more, here.

  • How many courses do I need for my Milady Master Educator Certification?

    To receive your Level 1 - Master Educator Certification, you must complete a total of 12 classes.

    To receive your Level 2 - Advanced Master Educator Certification, you must complete a total of 18 classes.

    To receive your Level 3 - Trailblazer Master Educator Certification, you must complete a total of 24 classes.

    Remember, you're responsible for keeping track of your credits! Once you reach 12, 18, or 24, email info@milady.com (with all of your course certificates attached) to order your printed Master Educator Certificate. Please allow up to 4 weeks for processing. The credits toward your Master Educator Certification do not expire.

    We only keep your information on course completions for 5 years. After that, we will have no record of events that you've attended

  • I have completed 12, 18, or 24 classes. How do I receive my Level 1, 2, or 3 certificate? 

    Remember, you're responsible for keeping track of your credits. Once you reach 12, 18 or 24, please contact us at info@milady.com, and attach all course certificates. We will confirm and send out your printed Master Educator Certificate! Please allow up to 4 weeks for processing.

    We only keep your information on course completions for 5 years. After that, we will have no record of events that you've attended