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Career and Technical Education (CTE)

COSMETOLOGY


Students learn the competencies and professional skills necessary to pass the New York State practical and written Cosmetology licensing exams, which require completion of 1,000 hours of instruction. Students learn the fundamentals of hair design, chemical services and nail and skin care.

UNITS OF STUDY

  • Orientation and Safety 
  • Infection Control
  • Properties of the Scalp and Hair
  • Shampooing/Rinsing/Conditioning
  • Hair Cutting
  • Artistry in Hair Styling
  • Permanent Waving
  • Artistry of Artificial Hair 
  • Manicures/Pedicures/Nails
  • Salon Business Practices
  • NYSED: CDOS Units 
  • Career and Financial Management

CAREER AND COLLEGE PATHWAYS

Articulation Agreements
  • Bryant and Stratton College: Business Principles
Employment Opportunities
  • Cosmetologist (when licensed by NYS)
  • Nail Technician (when licensed by NYS)
  • NYS Career Zone: Hairdressers, Hairstylists, Cosmetologists
  • NYS Career Zone: Manicurist and Pedicurist
Further Educational Opportunities
  • BOCES 2 Center For Workforce Development
  • Finger Lakes Community College: Massage
  • Continental School of Beauty 

INSTRUCTORS

Lisa Doran
Brandilyn Gage
Felicia Robinson