• Fashion Focus Maryland Washington March 5/6
    Staying Alive! Best practices and business tips for the self employed stylist

  • A Class built just for YOU!
    “How to be a SUPER STAR Independent Stylist!”
    Date: April 24
    Time: 6:30-8:30
    Place: John Amico Educational resource Center, Crestwood, IL




  • Long Beach Jan.28/30
    Best Practices and business tips for the independent stylist

  • John Amico Educational Resource Center Feb.8
    How to be a Super Star Stylist

  • Sept. 25, 2016
    Bedford County Community College
    Stayin ALIVE

  • Sept: 18-19, 2016
    Cosmo Proff Worlds Fair
    Austin, Texas

  • Sept. 12, 2016
    Stayin ALIVE!
    Kankee Community College, Kankee Il.

  • July 11, 2016
    Leadership Lessons that Impact today’s Student! (TEACHER CLASS with CE Hours)

  • June 3, 2016 – Rockin the Shop – Educators of Beauty Rockford, IL
  • April 17-18, 2016 – Fashion Focus – San Jose, California

    Rockin the Shop
    Let’s get Fired up for Success
    Stayin Alive

  • March 12-14, 2016 – America’s Beauty Show

    Hey You! Want to be a Rock Star Stylist?
    Learn how your going to do it with us!

    Best Practices and Business Tips for the self Employed Stylist
    Why some thrive and some barley survive

  • Jan. 18, 2016 – Judging for … John Amico Beauty School Competition
  • April 3, 2015 – IACS Teacher Class 6 hours
  • Sept. 20-21, 2015 – Fashion Focus/ Indianapolis
  • Sept. 25-27, 2015 – Minnesota Rustic Education Retreat
  • Oct. 11-12 – Fashion Focus/Glendale, Arizona
  • Oct. 25 2015 – Third Annual Indiana Cosmetology and Barbering Association

John Amico School of Hair Design
December 10, 2014 10-12pm
Oak Forest, IL
Class: Top 10 Soft Skills for the Future Beauty Professional


    • ABS

America’s Beauty Show
March 21-23, 2015
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL

CLASS: Extreme Customer Service
5 keys to Creating Experiences that beyond the haircut

Building your relationships with clients is a constant commitment to customer service. Today’s clients have many options as to where and how they get their personal beauty services done and we as professionals need to sharpen our customer service skills if we want to be able to keep our clients leaving with a smile and returning with a friend.

Join us in finding the 5 exceptional ways to go above and beyond the clients expectations to deliver exceptional customer service and learn how to differentiate your- self from the industry’s completion.

    In this class you will learn:

  • How to differentiate yourself
  • What extreme customer service can look like
  • How to build customer Loyalty
  • Creating a culture of accommodation and mindset of do almost anything
  • Finding a niche that works

Reg Here:

    • Fashion Focus

March 29- 30th 2015
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Convention Center
1 West Pratt Street

    • The Brittany Group and The Charles Penzone Salons – April 19-20

Monday, April 20, 2015 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
The Brittany Group

    • Fashion Focus

April 26-27, 2015
Nashville, TX
Music City Center
2015 Avenue South

October 12th, 2014 & October 13th,2014

Sunday: 9:00-6:00pm
Monday: 9:00-4:00pm

Glendale, AZ
Renaissance Glendale

Will be presenting:

  1. “Are your Students Industry Ready”
  2. “Rockin’ The Shop”
  3. “Supersize your Leadership for Success”


  • Engaged Learning Made Simple

September 29, 2014
10am – 11:30am
Tinley Park, IL

  • Cosmo Prof’s Southwest Fashion Focus

September 7th, 2014 &  September 8th, 2014

Sunday: 9:00-6:00pm
Monday: 9:00-4:00pm

Austin, TX
Austin Convention Center

Will be presenting:

  1. “Are your Students Industry Ready”
  2.  “Rockin’ The Shop”
  3. “Supersize your Leadership for Success”


  • Get Fired Up: Turn up the heat for success! Webinar

Monday, June 16, 1:00 p.m. EDT
Length: 60 minutes
Cost: Free!

This class is designed to help beauty professionals value their career and take ownership in the building of their business. The focus is to open your eyes to ways you can create success instead of just waiting for it to arrive. We help develop the skills that are important and showcase what is necessary to do to build a lifetime career in cosmetology.

To Register follow this link: http://www.insuringstyle.com/hairstylists/resources/summer-webinar-series/get-fired-up-turn-up-the-heat-for-success/
” Rockin’ The Shop”

May 28th, 2014 (10:00-1:00 pm)

4020 Brady Street Davenport
Iowa, IL 52806


Apr. 28, 2014 (10am – 12)
“Engaged Learning Made SimpleTM WORKSHOP

Tinley Park Convention Center
18451 Convention Center Dr.
Tinley Park, IL

“Rockin’ the Shop” class

Glen Dow Academy,Spokane Washington

Tuesday April 15th 8:00-10:00 am

Mar. 24, 2014 (10 am – 12)
Are your students Industry Ready?
A Check List to Build Better Beauty Professionals.

McCormick Place, Chicago, IL


Dec. 20, 2013 (1 – 3:30 pm)
Paul Mitchell The School Tinley Park

18454 West Creek Drive
Tinley Park, IL


Dec. 13, 2013 (1 – 3:30 pm)
“Rockin’ the Shop”
Paul Mitchell The School Bradley 

1600 N. State Rte. 50, Northfield Square Mall
Bourbonnais, IL


John Amico’s Annual CHICAGO CHICAGO

Sunday September 22, 2013 from 9:00-7:30


Monday September 23, 2013 from 9:00-7:30


John Amico School of Hair Design

Sunday June 9th,2013 from 9:00-11:00


“Rockin’ the Shop”
Paul Mitchell The School Bradley

Tuesday April 30th, 2013 from 10:00-11:30 am


America’s Beauty Show presents:

“As the Chair Turns: Engaged Learning Made Simple”

Monday March 11th 2013


Let’s make learning fun!  Come experience our NEW  teaching module offering the valuable Soft Skills needed for the success of today’s cosmetologist. This unique program focuses on personal and professional development with engaging activities to help create a fun, learning environment connecting the leader and the professional all the while building life skills that go beyond the knowledge of a beauty school’s curriculum.

What you will learn:
  •  Learn “Quick Tips Activities” to improve engage and inspire your students to participate in the educational learning experience!
  •  How to create face to face interactions in the classroom for better communication skills and one on one interaction.
  •  Discover how to encourage creativity, build relationships, and engage in peer participation while teaching life lessons that produce successful students!

Click here to register!


AACS Annual Convention 2012

Class: “Engaged Learning Made Simple”

Sunday October 28, 2012 @ 10:45am – 11:45am

Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, Orlando, FL

Click Here for more information!


September 17 – Engaged Learning Made Simple

with Kathy Jager

A NEW Teaching program which offers fun, easy-to-implement educational lessons that support essential soft skills!

Come join us for an educational experience you can duplicate in your next classroom! Our goal is to help improve, engage, and inspire students and teachers to participate fully in the educational learning experience! Learn “Quick Tips” activities and how to create more fun face-to-face interaction with students in the classroom. Discover how you can encourage creativity, build relationships, engage in peer participation and can fill in classroom downtime.

“Quick Tips” activities will inspire you to facilitate more engaging communication to build a better community in your classroom.

You Will Learn:
Simple, practical, activities that help promote the importance of communicating effectively and how this affects a cosmetologist’s success.
Improve, sharpen, and project powerful leadership skills that go beyond the classroom experience that teach students the value of building better relationships.
How to “break the ice” and get good conversation going with memorable real life moments that encourage people to engage and learn form each other.

How to engage people with the human touch!
410 S. Michigan Avenue
Fine Arts Building Suite #537
10:00am – 12:00pm
CE Hours: 2

Calling all Independent Operators

YES, You Can Be an Entrepreneur”

LEARN business and marketing skills that support professional integrity and independent success!

DISCOVER survival tactics, time management tips, and ways to avoid burnout.

FINALLY a class built specifically for the independent salon professional!


WHERE: America’s Beauty Show

WHEN: Monday, March 5

TIME: 1:30-3:30

ROOM: 4021

America’s Beauty Show

Chicago, IL –March 14, 2011 @ McCormick Place

Class Title: “Yes You Can Be an Entrepreneur”

The Gallery College of Beauty

Clinton TWP, MI – April 10th/11th, 2011 @ The Gallery College of Beauty

Class Title for Students: “Rockin’ The Shop!”

Class Title for Teachers: “Supersize Your Leadership Skills to Success!”

Empire Future Professional Expo

Hershey, PA – May 15th/16th, 2011 @ Hershey Lodge and Convention Center

Judge for Student Competition

Barristar Productions

Minneapolis, MN – May 22, 2011 @ Hilton Minneapolis

Class Title: “Rockin’ The Shop!”

Sharper Educations Show

August 28, 2011 — 9am -4pm

Belvedere Chateau, 8055 West 103rd, Palos Hills, IL

Click here to reserve your seat!

180 Degree Education

August 29, 2011 @ Hilton Rosemont Chicago AND September 26, 2011 @ Hilton Suites Chicago

180 Degree Education Presents Illinois Cosmetologist 7 Hour Renewal Course

Call 877-669-076 or go to www.180Beauty.com to sign up now!

Calling All Educators and Teachers! SCACS Presents:

Meet us at the playground! Inspiration Education and Timeless Tips for today’s cosmetologist teacher!

October 16th 2011 @ The DoubleTree by Hilton (Formerly The Radisson), 211 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC

803-731-0300    OR     800-333-3333

Kathy Jager

Contact us: 708-687-7263 OR 708-259-3030

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