How to Get Involved - 10 Steps

10 Steps to Get Involved and Protect Your Future!


Protecting your future as an Esthetician is not just about making money. Know what your professional licensing, state regulatory boards and legislators are doing.

1. Bookmark your State Regulatory Board’s website in your browser and check it monthly for:
    i) Board meeting dates and try to attend;
    ii) Meet your State Regulatory Board members;
    iii) Board minutes (if you didn't attend meeting);
    iv) Review any press releases (if available);
    iv) Bi-annually - Download & Review Rules & Regulations
    *Check for revisions & dates - Download & Review Statutes
2. Sign up (if available) to receive your state regulatory board eNewsletters/bulletins.
3. Like the SDSS FB page and find your FB State page and network with esthetician licensees
     in your state through social media
4. Join the NCEA for Standardized Advocacy and post your membership certificate and attain the
     National NCEA Certified credential.
5. Be sure you are a Registered Voter in your state.
6. Meet your State’s elected officials and educate them (and staffers) about what an Esthetician is
     - give them a facial treatment.
7. Ask them to alert you of bills regarding esthetician licensing.
8. Find out how your State legislature is structured, and learn how bills can be introduced into
     your senate or house.
9. Maintain your National NCEA Certified credential and be better prepared for the future.
10. Understand the BIG PICTURE – As important as it is for you to know what is going on in your state,
    learn what State Advocacy Issues will affect your licensure, if you want to move to another part
    of the country.

Protecting your future as an Esthetician is not just about making money. Know what your professional licensing, state regulatory boards and legislators are doing.