Four Day Education Event

Basic Methods of Occupational Instruction

This course provides the new instructor with an overview of the basic concepts of vocational instruction. It addresses such concepts as the learning process, educational course building, lesson planning, methods of presentation and methods of evaluation. Significant time is made available for the individualized needs of class participants.

Course Dates

Spring Schedule:
February 24, 25, and March 9, 10 2024


Empire Beauty School
22 West 34th Street – 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001

Class Times:

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM


Member School Registration Fee: $225.00*
Non-Member School Registration Fee: $275.00
Walk Ins: $325.00
*Membership rate is for paid NYSBSA members only.

Classes Approved by NYS Education Department:

Classes are approved by the New York State Education Department for ALL teachers of licensed trade and business schools. All three courses offered. Minimum of 10 – Maximum of 24.


Dorothy McKinley-Soressi
Dorothy McKinley-SoressiCourse Instructor
Dorothy McKinley-Soressi has been active in cosmetology education for over 32 years. She has been a member of the NACCAS Board of Commissioners since 2006. Dorothy McKinley-Soressi teaches required teacher methodology licensing classes for the New York State Beauty School Association (NYSBSA) as approved by the New York Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision (BPSS).

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