Vance Publishing Launches Spanish Online Education for Cosmetologists

Vance Publishing Launches Spanish Online Education for Cosmetologists


Lincolnshire, IL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–November 15, 2007–Modern Salon Learning, a Vance Publishing Corp. venture that provides online educational programs to salon professionals, has launched a Spanish version of the educational program. The link is available at

“Our goal is to promote the growth of all beauty professionals at every stage of their careers,” says Mary Atherton, Editor-in-Chief of Modern Salon. “The United States is now the fifth largest Spanish-speaking country in the world, with over 46 million Hispanics; worldwide, Spanish is spoken by over 325 million people. With the introduction of our Spanish-language version of the program, we are recognizing the importance of that culture to our industry. We’re extremely excited about these new career developments opportunities for Hispanics to increase their involvement in the beauty field.

“Our first offering is a Spanish version of our popular Updo Styling course, with translation of other courses in the pipeline,” Atherton promises. “This is a very dynamic website with new postings and enhancements on a regular basis. We encourage people to check our website periodically for important updates.”

The courses are user-driven and available in an “on-demand” format over the Internet, allowing participants to access the lessons at any time and from any computer, an important consideration for working stylists everywhere. Other value-added benefits include:

— Timing: Each course is divided into three lessons for a total of 50-60 minutes of education.

— Real-world value: Courses are designed for the working professional and utilize practical, salon-tested techniques.

— Convenience: Participants can start, stop and finish on their own schedules.

— Affordability: Each course costs only $15.00!

— Recognition: Upon completion of the “self-quiz” at the end of each course, participants receive a personalized certificate.

Vance Publishing Corp. is headquartered in Lincolnshire, IL, with offices in Lenexa, KS and St. Louis, MO. Since its founding in 1937, Vance Publishing has been a recognized leader in business information and communications. The company serves select business-to-business markets with 20 magazines, a host of newsletters, web offerings, events, data and custom media products.

Vance Publishing Launches Spanish Online Education for Cosmetologists