Cosmetology is a two-year program geared towards students who are interested in obtaining a state license to practice as a cosmetologist in the state of Texas. The curriculum is focused on the study of anatomy, electricity and chemistry, safety and infection control in relation to hair, nails, and skin and salon duties. In the first year of Cosmetology, students will work independently and cooperatively in a clinical lab setting to learn the essential skills and knowledge to pass the Texas Department Licensing and Regulations state board exam.
Year two of Cosmetology encompasses theories and principles of cosmetology with a general understanding of how salon services are performed. Students will perform advanced haircutting, styling, chemical textures, hair coloring, skin and nail services. Students will gain an understanding of owning and operating a salon, professional ethics, and establishing good public relations with patrons, co-workers, employers, and society. Upon completion students will have learned the skills and knowledge to pass the required Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations state board exam.
Cosmetology I Teacher
Ms. Brittney Allen is a Texas Native who grew up in the salon environment as a child her mother was a stylist that managed a Toni and Guy salon. Inspired Ms. Allen followed in her mother's footstep's and as a teen she started her own personal journey into the cosmetology field and began working at Toni and Guy Towneast. Fueled by passion for the industry Ms. Allen began the next chapter of her life to become an educator and became a Toni and GUY Academy Instructor. Ms. Allen has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2002 and has been a licensed cosmetology instructor since 2006. With a passion for sharing her knowledge Ms. Allen is prepared to offer her real world experience to set the students up for success in the field of cosmetology.
Cosmetology II Teacher
I attended Beauty school at Metroplex Beauty School in Mesquite Texas and received my Cosmetology license in 1987. My mom is a cosmetologist so I grew up in a salon watching her work and fell in love with this industry. I could not imagine life outside of the hair business!
In 2009 after working alongside my mom in a salon for 22 years and decided I wanted to expand my interest in the industry and went back to school to get my instructor license so I could teach. I didn’t think anything could top working with hair but the moment I got into the Beauty school atmosphere I knew that is where I needed to be.
In 2014 I started teaching at Dale Jackson Career Center. Leaving the salon and my clientele was one of the hardest things I have done, but teaching High School students about this industry and helping them get licensed is one of the most rewarding things I have done!