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THE FULL 8 - Core & PPCE - Duluth 07/28/2019
Sunday, July 28, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM CDT
Category: Events with Professional Practice, CORE & Instructor CE


Sunday, July 28, 2018, 9:00am - 6:00pm

The Inn on the Lake
350 Canal Park Drive
Duluth, MN 55802

About the Day

        CORE COURSE   9:00am - 1:00pm

This is the required 4-hour health, safety, infection control, laws and rules course that all license types take.  It is filled with new information and updated rules from the last legislative and Board of Cosmetology updates.

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN  1:00pm - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 6:00pm

SKD Educators also need to be educated!  Like you, SKD Education seeks knowledge and training, so we will highlight the “Best of the Best” of our education training in the last year.  Combined with what we have in our personal arsenal, we will highlight our interpretations of 3 acclaimed advance academies on their vision, techniques and philosophies.  No matter if you are a veteran or a beginner in our industry, don’t miss this opportunity to experience SKD Education.

Part A:  From hair color academy - balayage concepts and techniques

Part B: Shear hair cutting and texturing techniques, Styling and finishing techniques as they relate to the cut

Part C: Razor hair cutting and texturing techniques
Styling/finishing techniques as it relates to the cut

Part D: Hair cutting and finishing on pre-done balayage


About the Instructors

CORE:  Judy Garcia

Judy Garcia is a freelance esthetics educator and skin care salon owner with more than 25 years of experience in the professional beauty business. She has traveled throughout the United States and Alaska, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Korea and Canada teaching advanced aesthetics classes to aestheticians, cosmetologists and medical professionals.  Judy is a licensed Aesthetician, an AIE Certified Clinical Aesthetician and a C.I.D.E.S.C.O. Diplomaté. Judy is the SSPA Education Coordinator and an expert on infection control.

Professional Practice:  SKD Education Team

SKD Education is a team of expert hairstylists coming together to advance hair education through engaging video, print, live and hands-on education. SKD Education maximizes participants’ instruction by sharing their own extensive salon and education experiences with training they have accrued from industry icons.  The SKD team brings high energy, flexibility, and fun to the classroom, creating an extraordinary learning environment for stylists of all skill levels. SKD Team members are Steven Lai, Keith Rutten and Dawn Afriyie.

About Registration

ONLINE:  $135 by 7/24/19; $150 after

BY PHONE:  $145 by 7/24/2019; $155 after952.925.9731

SSPA MEMBERS:  $99 by 7/24/2019; $135; add $10 for phone


Want to take only one of the courses?

Core Registration:  $75/$85 late REGISTER

The Best of Academies:  $80/$85 late REGISTER

*Beginning August 1, 2017, 4 hours of Professional Practice Continuing Education will be required for all active operators and salon managers to renew their licenses.  In addition to the 4-hour Core class, you will now need 4 hours of practical education in your field of expertise.  

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Contact: 952.925.9731