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What to Expect

This webinar will cover:

Building Relationships with the Students Through Mentoring: What benefit does mentoring have on your students? How can you be the best mentor?

Mentoring in Challenging Students: How do you mentor a student who isn't as eager to learn as others? How can we as educators, encourage them to learn?

Educating During Slow Times: When the student salon training area is slow, how else can we educate our students? There's always a learning opportunity somewhere!

Keeping Students Excited: It's easy for students to lose the excitement they once had. How do we ensure they remain as eager to learn as they once were?

The Role of Customer Service for Instructors and Students: We can't forget the student salon training area is a salon. We need to encourage strong customer service skills, so our future professionals are equipped for the real-world experiences.

About the Presenter

Michael Macdonald

Michael Macdonald is an instructor at Victoria’s Academy of Cosmetology and salon co-owner of The BloomRoom Salon in Kennewick, WA. Michael has been in the industry for almost 10 years and has worked in both corporate and private schools. He is the lead instructor for barbers and hair design students. He has also been a content contributor and reviewer for Milady since 2019 and has received his Trailblazer Master Educator Certification. He will also be featured in the “Spotlight on Success” in Milady’s Professional Educator 4th Edition. Michael’s focus in the student salon training area is keeping the energy high, students engaged, and challenging them to expand their skillset in order to set them up for successful careers.

This webinar has ended.

Don't worry! If you missed this webinar on May 24 at 12:00PM ET/ 9:00AM PT, we're offering one other educator webinar with Michael Macdonald. Business Behind the Student Salon Training Areawill be held on June 28 at 5:00PM ET/ 2:00PM PT. Register today!

Learn how to help your students navigate through the student salon training area while giving them a "salon reality" experience!


  • Will this webinar count toward Master Educator Credits?

    No, this webinar will not count toward Master Educator Certification credits.

  • Why should I attend this live webinar?

    You'll learn how to support students through different situations within the student salon training area, and how you can engage your students while giving them a "salon reality" experience. This is content you don't want to miss!

  • How do I attend this live webinar?

    Once you sign up for the live webinar on Milady Training you will receive an email with instructions for how to access it.

    You will be instructed to login to your Milady Training account and download Zoom Client to ensure a smooth process when the webinar begins.

  • How is this live webinar structured?

    Before the live webinar, you'll have a chance to download resources that will be useful to you during the training. During the live one-hour webinar, you’ll be able to ask questions within the chat, interact with other instructors, and share how you might have benefitted from our live webinar. Following the live webinar, you can download your certificate of completion.

  • Will I get a certificate of completion?

    Yes. Immediately following the live webinar, you’ll be able to download your certificate of completion.

  • What if I miss the live webinar?

    Don’t worry. If you miss the live webinar, it will be available for purchase on-demand in July, along with the other two webinars, A Successful Student Salon Training Area and Business Behind the Student Salon Training Area.

  • Is Milady offering other live webinars?

    Yes! If you’re interested in this live webinar, we’re confident you’ll love our other live webinar in this three-part series, Business Behind the Student Salon Training Area.