CLIFTON PARK, N.Y., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Milady, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of beauty and wellness learning solutions, has announced the launch of the Milady Education Network, a site devoted to providing educational resources and networking opportunities to salon professionals.

The Milady Education Network is a place where industry professionals can polish skills, keep up with current trends and learn profitable business strategies. Users can create a free profile to access the site’s wealth of complimentary content, such as articles, tips, webinars or to purchase optional additional resources including step-by-step technical videos or online business courses. For example, users can read an article on increasing their referral business, watch a webinar about improving retail, watch a video depicting a coloring technique, or take an online course that teaches how to market their business; the possibilities are endless. One of the top features is the ability to chat with other professionals nationwide to network and share best practices. Additionally, there’s an area for students that provides information to help with preparation for graduation and the start of their careers.

“The Milady Education Network is committed to helping salon professionals build their careers,” said Dawn Gerrain, president, Milady. “I invite all industry professionals to make this network one of their favorite destinations and benefit greatly from everything it has to offer. One key to being successful in a career is to remember that learning never ends. This is why we created the Milady Education Network, to provide one place where professionals all across the country can interact with each other and receive quality educational resources from a name they trust.”

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About Cengage Learning and Milady

Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, software and services company for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. Milady, part of Cengage Learning, is the leading provider of beauty and wellness education and training resources since 1927. Known not only as a provider of prelicensure resources, Milady offers various forms of training and consulting products for salon and spa students, professionals and business owners, creating a full spectrum of services for the beauty and wellness industries. Spanning six continents, Milady has aided more than 10 million beauty professionals in achieving licensure success. For more information, visit or