School catalog - SHEARS Cosmetology School

School catalog - SHEARS Cosmetology School

1 SCHOOL CATALOG 2017-18 SHEARS 50 Alexander Spring Road Carlisle, PA 17015 Phone: 717-462-4455 email – shearscosmo@yahoo.com Revised 12/1/2017

2 TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE ADMINISTRATION/INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF . . 5 APPROVED BY . . 5 ACCREDITED BY – Will be filling in 2 years . . 5 SCHOOL MISSION . . 6 FACILITIES/ENROLLMENT LIMITATIONS … . 6 ENTERANE REQUIREMENTS . . 7 ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS … . 8 OPERATING HOURS … . 8 SCHOOL CALENDAR/HOLIDAYS . . 8 INCLEMENT WEATHER … . 9 START MONTHS . . 9 CLASS SCHEDULES . . 9 LENGTH OF PROGRAM COSMETOLOGY … . 10 LENGTH OF PROGRAM TEACHER’S .

… 10 LENGTH OF PROGRAM ESTHETICIAN . . 11 LENGTH OF PROGRAM NATURAL HAIR BRADING . . 11 LENGTH OF PROGRAM NAIL TECHNICIAN . . 12 LENGTH OF PROGRAM REFRESHER … . 13 TRANSPORTATION/PARKING . . 14 TUITION – BOOKS, STUDENT KIT AND ENROLLMENT FEES … . 14 TUITION/COST PER PROGRAM . . 15 METHODS OF PAYMENT … … 16 STUDENT CONDUCT POLICY . . 16 SEXUAL HARRASSMENT … … 16 STUDENT RECORDS/RELEASE OF INFORMATION . . 16 PRIVACY ACT/RIGHT TO ACCESS STUDENT RECORDS … . 17 STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION … … 17 DRUG/ALCOHOL POLICY . . 17 ABSENCES/TARDY/EARLY DEPARTURE . . 17 MAKE-UP WORK . … 18 LEAVE OF ABSENCE .

. 18 CHANGE OF PROGRAM SCHEDULED HOURS . . 18 CHANGE OF ADDRESS/NAME … … 19 GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE . . 19 TRANSFERS/WITHDRAWALS . . 19 CAREERS IN COSMETOLOGY … … 19 CAREERS IN TEACHER’S PROGRAM . . 19 CAREERS IN ESTHETICS . . 19 CAREERS IN NATURAL HAIR BRAIDING … . 19 CAREERS IN NAIL TECHNOLOGY … . 19 CAREERS IN ANY FIELD – REFRESHER … … 20 SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS POLICY . . 20 EVALUATION PERIODS … . 21 WARNING PERIOD . . 22 UNSATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS . … 22 PROBATION PERIOD FOR UNSATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS … . 22

3 APPEAL AN UNSATISFACTORY PROGRESS DETERMINATION AND/OR TERMINATION … … 23 REINSTATEMENT OF SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS … . 23 INTERRUPTIONS, COURSE INCOMPLETS, WITHDRAWALS … … 23 TRANSFERS . . 23 COURSE INCOMPLETENESS … . 24 WITHDRAWAL POLICY … … 24 SCHOOL EXIT INTERVIEW . . 24 ADVISING SERVICES … … 24 EMPLOYMENT/PLACING ADVISING … . 25 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS/AWARDING DIPLOMA . . 25 REFUND POLICY … … 25 COSMETOLOGY PROGRAM OUTLINE . . 26 INSTITUTIONAL GOALS AND OBJECTIVES … … 26 PROGRAM BEGINS AND ENDS . . 27 PROGRAM PURPOSE … . 27 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION … … 27 INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS . .

27 TEACHING STRATEGY … . 27 STUDENT ACTIVITY … . 27 PROGRAM OBJECTIVES . . 27 OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES . … 28 COSMETOLOGY PROGRAM HOURS OF STUDY … . 28 PENNSYLVANIA STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGIST REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LICENSING EXAMINATION . . 32 TEACHER’S PROGRAM OUTLINE . . 33 INSTITUTIONAL GOALS AND OBJECTIVES … … 33 PROGRAM BEGINS AND ENDS . . 33 PROGRAM PURPOSE … . 33 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION . … 33 INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS . . 33 TEACHING STRATEGY … . 34 STUDENT ACTIVITY … . 34 PROGRAM OBJECTIVES . . 34 OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES … … 34 TEACHER’S PROGRAM HOURS OF STUDY . . 34 PENNSYLVANIA STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGISTS REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LICENSING EXAMINATION .

… 42 ESTHETICIAN PROGRAM OUTLINE . . 42 INSTITUTIONAL GOALS AND OBJECTIVES … … 42 PROGRAM BEGINS AND ENDS . . 42 PROGRAM PURPOSE … . 42 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION … … 43 INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS . . 43 TEACHING STRATEGY … . 43 STUDENT ACTIVITY … . 43 PROGRAM OBJECTIVES . . 43

4 OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES … … 44 ESTHETICIAN PROGRAM HOURS OF STUDY . . 44 PENNSYLVANIA STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGISTS REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LICENSING EXAMINATION … … 47 NATURAL HAIR BRAIDING PROGRAM OUTLINE . . 47 INSTITUTIONAL GOALS AND OBJECTIVES … … 47 PROGRAM BEGINS AND ENDS . . 47 PROGRAM PURPOSE … . 48 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION … … 48 INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS . . 48 TEACHING STRATEGY … . 48 STUDENT ACTIVITY … . 48 PROGRAM OBJECTIVES . . 48 OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES … … 48 NATURAL HAIR BRAIDING PROGRAM HOURS OF STUDY … . 48 PENNSYLVANIA STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGISTS REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LICENSING EXAMINATION .

… 51 NAIL TECHNICIAN PROGRAM/OUTLINE … . 51 INSTITUTIONAL GOALS AND OBJECTIVE . . 51 PROGRAM BEGINS AND ENDS . . 51 PROGRAM PURPOSE … . 51 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION … … 52 INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS . . 52 TEACHING STRATAGIES . . 52 STUDENT ACTIVITY . … 52 PROGRAM OBJECTIVES . . 52 OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES . . 53 NAIL TECHNICIAN PROGRAM HOURS OF STUDY … … 53 PENNSYLVANIA STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGISTS REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LICENSING EXAMINATION … … 55 REFRESHER PROGRAM/OUTLINE … . 56 INSTITUTIONAL GOALS AND OBJECTIVE . . 56 PROGRAM BEGINS AND ENDS . . 56 PROGRAM PURPOSE … . 56 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION … … 56 INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS .

. 56 TEACHING STRATAGIES . . 57 STUDENT ACTIVITY . … 57 PROGRAM OBJECTIVES . . 57 OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES . . 57 REFRESHER PROGRAM HOURS OF STUDY … … 57 PENNSYLVANIA STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGISTS REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LICENSING EXAMINATION … … 57 TRUE AND CORRECT AS TO CONTENT AND POLICY . . 57

5 ADMINISTRATION/INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF School & Admission Director Dorothy Amanda Tolbert Office/Financial Director Director of Education Melinda Calhoun Educational Dean Janet Fischer Supervisor, Senior Cosmetology Instructor Greg Pittman Junior Cosmetology Instructor Heidi Leber Esthetician Instructor Kyelie Enriquez Nail Technology Instructor Sierra Garvin PM Cosmetology Instructor Faith Detweiler APPROVED BY Pennsylvania Department of Cosmetology P.O. Box 2649 Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649 Phone: 717-783-7130 I will not have this in the catalog – I placed it here for Cosmetology Board Information of SHEARS intentions: Council on Occupational Education 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300 Atlanta, GA 30350 Phone: 800-917-2081

6 SCHOOL MISSION The school’s principal objective is to prepare its graduates for careers in Cosmetology, Teacher of Cosmetology, Esthetics, Braiding and Nail Technology. The school strives continuously to improve its operations in order to keep abreast with the ever-changing developments and new techniques in Cosmetology, Teacher of Cosmetology, Esthetics, Braiding and Nail Technology. The school observes all rules and regulations by the Accrediting Agency, Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology, and the Health Department.

The school encourages their instructors to keep abreast of modern teaching methods via education literature, continuing education, workshops and trade shows.

Annually, the school will travel to the New York International Hair Show, New York City. The school takes part in educational conferences and regional meetings in order to advance the Cosmetology, Teaching, Esthetics, Braiding and Nail Technology profession. The school makes use of modern teaching techniques and training aids, such as textbooks, workshops and audio-visual aids.

The school purchases only high-grade standard equipment, cosmetics, and supplies to be used for instruction of its students. The school maintains honest and fair relationships with the staff, students, patrons, Accrediting Agency (even though school has not received accreditation at present time), Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology and other schools. The school advertises truthfully and makes honest representations to the students. The school does not recruit students already attending or admitted to another school offering a similar program of study The school refrains from any advertisements or criticisms that may reflect unfavorably on other Schools of Cosmetology, Teacher’s Program, Esthetics, Natural Hair Braiding, and the Nail Technology professions.

FACILITIES/ENROLLMENT LIMITATIONS/PROGRAM PERFORMANCE The school is located at; 50 Alexander Spring Road, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013. Equipment and methods of teaching are continuously revised and updated. The school has one floor of classrooms, and clinic floor approximately 4478 feet of space including three offices. The school maintains a student to student/teacher ratio of 25:1.

7 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Potential student must set up an appointment to visit school. Complete an admission’s questionnaire and meet with Admission’s Representative or School Director.

The Admission’s Representative or School Director reviews the potential students Admission’s questionnaire. Potential student will be given information on the programs, start dates, enrollment requirements, given a school catalog, and tour of the school. ENTERANCE REQUIREMENTS A personal interview and visit to the School is required of all prospective students. In addition, the student must: 1. Be a citizen of the United States or hold a recognized visa. 2. Be beyond the compulsory school age, and not attending a school of elementary or secondary level, unless it is established through contact with responsible parties that pursuit of the program would not be detrimental to his/her regular schoolwork.

Must be 17 years of age at examination/licensure and a minimum of 16 years of age at the time of enrollment. Teacher Program must be 18 years of age at examination/licensure and 17 years of age at the time of enrollment. 3. Have a sufficient understanding of the English language, reading, writing, and speaking, which will be assessed during the entrance interview. The assessment of this requirement will be through a personal interview with the admissions personnel and completion and understanding of all documents by the prospective student.

4. Have a high school diploma, GED Certificate, a state-authorized high school equivalent or authorized proof of completion of 10th grade. (Tenth grade completion will be accepted only for next two years. In 2018, tenth grade completion acceptance will be voided.) Have evidence that verification of a foreign student’s high school diploma has been performed by an outside agency that is qualified to translate documents into English and confirm the academic equivalence to a high school diploma. If the applicant does not have a high school diploma, GED, or state-authorized high school equivalent then he/she must successfully pass the Wonderlic Test Entrance Examination (WBST).

The Wonderlic Test will administer by an independent tester. In lieu of the WBST, if a student has met the United States Department of Education ATB requirements prior to July 1, 2012 at another institution, and can provide documentation of passing one of the following approved ATB tests: ASSET, CPAT, COMPASS, CELSA, CPT’S, DTLS, WBST, then he/she may be accepted into the program. Teacher Program must have completed a 12th grade education or its equivalent. 5. Transfer students may be accepted after an admissions interview, a practical and theory examination, and an approved transcript is received from the other school.

A student may enter the programs at the level he/she established by examination results. All transfer hour requirements must be met prior to enrollment. Students who possess a barber license and request credit for 555 barber hours must present a copy of their barber license, and this credit prior to enrollment. A person who possess a license cosmetology or specialized field and is requesting licenses in one of the other program must present a copy of their cosmetology or specialize

8 field of study license, and only credit will be granted according to number of hours that is pacifically under the field of student the pertains to said field. Transferred hours are treated as both completed and attempted hours in determination of the student’s pace of completion. Transfer students accepted into the school will be chard an Enrollment Fee (which may not exceed 10% or $150.00, which is less of the total tuition of program). Tuition for the part of the program he or she advance will be adjusted for the advancement allowed. A permanent record is maintained in the student folder documenting this information.

6. Students who withdraw prior to completion of the program and wish to re-enroll will return in the same Satisfactory Academic Progress status as at the time of withdrawal. ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS An applicant may enroll in SHEARS after the successful completion of the following criteria: 1. Meet all admission requirements and copies of these items required. Such as: Copy of Social Security Card or Visa, Diploma/High School transcript, GED Certificate, or authorized proof of 10th grade completion (tenth grade completion will be accepted only for the next two years in 2018 this will voided), and a Photo ID 2.

Sign an enrollment agreement with the school. 3. Obtain a class start date. Cosmetology program classes begin the first full week of odd months on Monday (AM) and Tuesday (PM), Teacher’s Program classes begin the first full week of January, Esthetician classes begin the first full week of July, Natural Hair Braiding classes begin the first full week of January and March and Nail Technician classes begin the first full week of July and September. All requirements must be met prior to beginning class. SCHOOL OPERATING HOURS The schools operating hours are as follows: Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Saturday - 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM Students are to be in attendance in accordance with their enrollment status as defined in their contract.

SCHOOL CALENDAR/HOLIDAYS Martin Luther King’s Birthday - January 15, 2018 - January 13, 2018 (No make-up day on Saturday.) President’s Day – February 19, 2017 – February 18, 2019 Training day for Staff Easter – March 30 & April 2, 2018 – Training day for Staff April 2 (No make-up day on Saturday.) Memorial Day - May 25 & 28, 2018 (No make-up day on Saturday.) In-Service Day – June 18, 2018 – Training day for Staff Independence Day – July 1-8, 2018 (No make-up day on Saturday.) In-Service Day – August 6, 2018 – Training day for Staff

9 Labor Day – Sept 3 – 5 2018 (No make-up day on Saturday.) In-Service Day – October 9, 2017 – October 8, 2018 Training day for Staff Thanksgiving Day – Nov 23 – 26, 2017 – Nov 22-25, 2018 (No make-up day on Saturday.) Christmas & New Year’s – Dec 24, 2017 – Jan 1, 2018 – Dec 22 - Jan 1, 2019 (No make-up day on Saturday either years.) INCLEMENT WEATHER/SCHOOL CLOSING In the case of severe snowstorms or hazardous conditions, the school closing will be announced on local television and radio stations.

Note: Training days missed due to inclement weather may be made up at the end of the program. SCHOOL START MONTHS Cosmetology – January, March, May, July, September & November Teacher’s Program – January & September Esthetician Program – January & July Natural Hair Braider Program – March & November Nail Technician Program – May & September Refresher Programs - Cosmetology will be offered in the program month after start months, February, April, June, August, October & December. Esthetician - February & August, Natural Hair Braiding – April & December or Nail Technology – June & October, will be offered one month after the start of the program.

CLASS SCHEDULES - DAY DAY ATTENDANCE SCHEDULE (COSMETOLOGY, ESTHETICS PROGRAM, NATURAL HAIR BRAIDER, AND NAIL TECHNITICIAN) 30 HOURS CLASS ATTENDANCE SCHEDULE (Cosmetology, Teacher’s Program, Esthetics Program, Natural Hair Braider, Nail Tech and Refresher in all Programs) 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday 25 HOURS CLASS SCHEDULE (Cosmetology, Teacher’s Program, Esthetics Program, Natural Hair Braider, Nail Tech and Refresher in all Programs) 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday 20 HOURS CLASS SCHEDULE (Cosmetology, Teacher’s Program, Esthetics Program, Natural Hair Braider, Nail Tech and Refresher in all Programs) 8:30 a.m.

– 12:30 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday CLASS SCHEDULES - EVENING EVENING ATTENDANCE SCHEDULE (COSMETOLOGY, ESTHETICS PROGRAM, NATURAL HAIR BRAIDER, AND NAIL TECHNICIAN

10 20-HOUR CLASS ATTENDANCE SCHEDULE (Cosmetology, Teacher’s Program, Esthetics Program, Natural Hair Braider, Nail Tech and Refresher in all Programs) 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday through Friday LENGTH OF PROGRAM (CONTRACTED TIME) All students must attend in accordance with their Enrollment Agreement. The program must be completed by the student within the contracted time and the period of time prescribed as follows: Full Time Cosmetology Program 30 Hours Per Week The program may be completed in forty-one and three-quarter weeks (41.75). If the student fails to complete the program in the 41.75 weeks’ time frame, he/she will sign a payment schedule for the remaining hours.

As long as the remaining hours can be completed in 10.5 weeks’ maximum time frame (1560), the student will remain in good standing (Students receiving Financial Aid may continue receiving benefits). If a new contract is executed, the student will pay $8.00 per hour for the additional hours over the original contract.

Full Time Cosmetology Program 25 Hours Per Week The program may be completed in fifty weeks (50). If the student fails to complete the program in the 50 weeks’ time frame, he/she will sign a payment schedule for the remaining hours. As long as the remaining hours can be completed in 11.5 weeks maximum time frame (1650), the student will remain in good standing (Students receiving Financial Aid may continue receiving benefits). If a new contract is executed, the student will pay $8.00 per hour for the additional hours over the original contract. Part Time Day or Evening Cosmetology Program 20 Hours Per Week The program may be completed in sixty-two and a half weeks (62.5).

If the student fails to complete the program in the 62.5 weeks’ time frame, he/she will sign a payment schedule for the remaining hours. As long as the remaining hours can be completed in 15.75 weeks’ maximum time frame (1650), the student will remain in good standing (Students receiving Financial Aid may continue receiving benefits). If a new contract is executed, the student will pay $8.00 per hour for the additional hours over the original contract.

Full Time Teacher’s Program 30 Hours Per Week The program may be completed in 16.6 weeks. If the student fails to complete the program in the contracted 16.6 weeks’ time frame, he/she will sign a payment schedule for the remaining hours. As long as the remaining hours can be completed in 4.16 weeks’ maximum time frame (622), the student will remain in good standing. (Students receiving Financial Aid may continue receiving benefits.) If a new contract is executed, the student will pay $8.00 per hour for the additional hours over the original contract. Full Time Teacher’s Program 25 Hours Per Week