INSTITUTIONAL GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: The primary objective of American Beauty Academy is to provide learning opportunities and educational experiences primarily to students of Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland and to train the student with adequate and appropriate instruction for the licensing examination and train the student with knowledge and skills for employment at an entry level position in the Barbering field.
PROGRAM BEGINNINGS AND ENDINGS: The program operates continuously beginning on the first Tuesday of each month and continuing until curriculum and School requirements have been reached and required hours have been completed.
PROGRAM PURPOSE: For the Student to acquire a broad knowledge of both the science and art of Barbering and to be able to use the knowledge as a foundation for success in the Barbering profession. To assist the student in developing his/her physical dexterity and manipulative skills. To develop a loyalty and enthusiasm for the profession. For the student to acquire ethical standard and to work to achieve a high level of ability through diligent practice, continuous study, hard work and perseverance whereby they will be able to use their initiative to produce professional results. To prepare students for the Maryland and Delaware State Board of Cosmetology/Barbering exam and gain entry level employment.
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Barbering is the cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair, and nails. The art of Barbering is the actual performance of many cultural beauty practices. To derive the utmost benefit from Barbering; practical performance, demonstration and practice are employed in conjunction with the study of theory.
INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS: Methods used by the Instructors will include demonstration, drill, role play, discussion, handouts, assignment sheets, job sheets, audio/visual aids, student participation, question and answer, and textbook/workbook.
TEACHING STRATEGY: Using the chalkboard, audio/visual aids and live models whenever possible. Introducing new material in a manner in which the student may relate, giving special attention to slow learners. We encourage questions; explain new words, terms, techniques, implements, and equipment, requiring that students take notes. We use demonstrations that include student participation.
STUDENT ACTIVITY: Requires note taking, drills, role play, discussion, homework, and reading assignments. Also requires hands-on practice sessions and performance of practical tasks. Student will take examinations and evaluations in practical skills and theory.