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HISTORY

Ms.   Roberts Academy of Cosmetology has been providing a quality education for over 50 years in Villa Park Illinois.  Our campus, Ms. Roberts Beauty Academy in Hillside Illinois was opened in 2002.  The Villa Park Campus closed in December of 2014.

Our objective is to produce salon ready graduates and to provide students with a solid foundation of knowledge on which to build a lifelong career.

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of Ms. Roberts Academy is to provide excellence in cosmetology education.  “Your is our Priority”.   The educational atmosphere is provided by a combination of well-trained staff and well-equipped facilities which provide each student with a strong foundation in all areas of cosmetology, to assist them with  becoming a graduate, licensed and employed

At Ms. Roberts Academy,  we employ instructors that have worked in/or currently working in our field of study.  The instructors at Ms. Roberts Academy are well trained and highly qualified to provide an exemplary education providing students with necessary to be successful.

Euretta C. Ivy                                                   Owner

Portia Lewis                                                     Instructor

Brandon T. Ivy                                                 Instructor

Jonique Dickerson                                        Instructor

WHAT SHOULD YOU EXPECT

Upon completion of one of our state approved the course, in Cosmetology, Nail Technology Course, Nail or Cosmetology Instructors Course each student will be able to demonstrate job entry skills in all required subjects, take and pass a final school examination in both theoretical and practical skills. Completion will qualify you to sit for the examination to obtain an Illinois Beauty Culture license.

Cosmetology

1500 hours of instruction are required to qualify for examination for an Illinois Cosmetology License.  The length of time required to complete depends on the course schedule selected. You will be required to complete practical assignments and finals with a 3 or better.  We utilize Milady Curriculummayand you will be and to complete all test with and 80% or better in addition to a 400 question final.

Cosmetology Instructor 1000 hour and Cosmetology Instructor 500

If you have less than two years as a licensed cosmetologist, 1000 hours of instruction are required to qualify for examination for and Illinois Cosmetologist   Instructors License. If you have more than two years as a licensed cosmetology, 500 hours of instruction are required state for an Illinois Beauty Cosmetology Instructors License.   The length of time required to complete depends on course schedule selected.  You will be required to take and pass all theory exams with an 80% or better,  prepare lesson plans and instruct for a minimum of 3 chapters.

Nail Technology Program

350 hours of instruction are required to qualify for examination for and Illinois Beauty Culture License.  The length of time required to complete depends on the course schedule selected.  You will be required to complete practical assignments and finals with a 3 or better.  We utilize Milady Curriculum and you will be record keeping to complete all test with an 80% or better in addition to a 200 question final.

Nail Technology Instructor 625

If you have less than two years as a licensed nail tech625 hours of instruction are required to qualify to sit for an exam.   The length of time required to complete depends on course schedule selected.  You will be required to complete practical assignments and finals with a 3 or better.  We utilize Milady Curriculum and you will be required to complete all test with an 80% or better in addition to a 200-question final

Upon completion of this course, you will be qualified to take state board and perform a number of competencies with within the field of Nail Technology, Cosmetology and Instruction.    

Physical Demands

It is important that prospective students be aware of the physical demands that are required of them in our profession.

Long hours on your feet, back strain performing such skills as shampooing, pedicures and helping elderly people from their chairs.  Cosmetology and Nail Technicians will require an extensive arm, wrist, and hand movement, as well as respiratory problems, may arise from inhaling chemical fumes from perms and hair color and Nail chemical.  Skin rashes can occur from contact with chemicals used in our industry.  Dry and chapped/cracked hands can result from shampooing clients over a period of time.

Nail and Cosmetology Instructor may experience some of the same demands, as well as long hours grading papers, test, and lesson plans.

In addition, we may be required to have an extreme amount of patience and tolerance with customers/students.

Safety requirements

Cosmetologists’ work with many chemicals and should work in a well-ventilated area.  Some services may necessitate the wearing of a mask and or protective gloves.  Cosmetologist, Nail technician, and instructors may come in contact with harsh chemicals and exposure to body fluids is likely.

It is recommended that you not train in the industry if you have any physical or mental issues that would not allow you to perform all of the necessary skills required to be successful.

Compensation:

The cosmetology and nail technology program is a career with many highs and lows within the profession.  The 2007 Job Demand Survey (last printed) results as reported by NACCAS indicate that salons in Illinois average annual salary for a salon professional in Illinois are $38,646.00.  This amount does not include tips and gratuities.  The national average is $35,973.  70% of salons in the state are employee-owned, 13 % are booth rent and 17 % is a combination of both.

Cosmetologist Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Cosmetologist is $9.40 per hour.

$7

$8

$9

$12

$16

MEDIAN: $9.00

10%

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50%

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90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?)

$0

$19

$38

$57

Hourly Rate

$7.55 – $16.46

Hourly Tips

$0.62 – $6.20

Overtime

$0.41 – $54.15

National Annualized Data (?)

$0

$50K

$100K

$150K

Bonus

$0.00 – $2,078

Commission

$0.00 – $28,455

Profit Sharing

$20.00

Total Pay (?)

$16,079 – $46,990

Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 444

Nail Technician Salary   (United States)

Women comprise the majority of Nail Technicians in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $10.04 per hour on average. Lower pay rates hover around $7.83 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $15.56. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. One in seven reports receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and less than 10 percent collect vision insurance. Most Nail Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale’s salary questionnaire.

$7

$8

$10

$13

$16

MEDIAN: $10

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25%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?)

$0

$9

$18

$27

Hourly Rate

$7.83 – $15.56

Hourly Tips

$0.98 – $7.53

Overtime

$0.00 – $22.60

National Annualized Data (?)

$0

$18K

$36K

$54K

Bonus

$0.00 – $850

Commission

$0.00 – $25,000

Total Pay (?)

$16,090 – $48,326

Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 201

Employers Expectations

To be successful in our industry, employers are looking for employees with a strong work ethic, charged people skills, punctuality, takes constructive criticism and is a term player.

Access to records policy

The student and/or parent/guardian of a dependent minor will have the right to gain access to his/her files by qualified personnel.  The institution will not release information about an individual student without the student’s and/or parent/guardian of dependent minors’ written permission.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 per pa (title S, USC,5726 is a Federal law designed to protect the privacy of a students education records.  The law applies to all school which receives funds under an applicable program from the US Department of Education.

FERPA gives certain rights to parents regarding their children’s education records.  These right transfer to the student or former student who has reached the age of 18 or is attending any school beyond the high school level.  Students and former students to whom the rights and have been transferred are called eligible students.

Students or eligible Parents or Students have the right to inspect and review all of the student education records maintained

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Licensing Requirements for the State of Illinois

COSMETOLOGY PROGRAM/NAIL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

1)   Complete 1500 hours of instruction/ 350 of instruction in the nail program

2)  16 years of age, is beyond the compulsory school attendance or

3)  High School Diploma or its equivalency

4)   A school of cosmetology may recognize up to 1000 hours of Barbering toward a 1500 cosmetology program

COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR/NAIL INSTRUCTORS

1) 500  and two years field experience or 1000 hours of instruction

2)  18 years of age, is beyond the compulsory school attendance or

3)  High School Diploma or its equivalency

Cosmetology Instructors License.   The Length of time required to complete depends on course schedule selected.

625 hours of instruction in Nail Technology Instructors 625 Program are required to qualify for examination for an

Illinois Nail Technology Instructors License.  Length of time required to complete depends on course schedule selected.

II.   ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Fair Practice Code -This institution in its admission, instruction and graduation policies, practices no discrimination on basis of sex, color, ethnic origin, race, creed, age, religion, financial status or country or area of origin or residence.   Ms. Roberts Academy does not recruit students already attending or admitted to another school offering a similar program of study.

  1. Schedule Enrollment Appointment
  2. Submit copy of high school diploma from approved high School or G.E.D
  3. Submit a copy of your Social Security card or immigration card
  4. Submit copy of state issued Driver’s License or State ID
  5. Complete an admissions enrollment application
  6. Submit $100.00 enrollment fee unless otherwise agreed
  7. Put a minimum down payment on your kit of $300.00 cosmetology, Nail Technology Program $200.00

8.   Sign a completed enrollment contract provided by the admissions representative. 

9. Discuss financing options with the enrollment advisor

Student under contact with High School District

  1. Contact your high school liaison
  2. Once you have completed the admission requirement of your well-ventilated district
  3. Complete an enrollment application with parent contact information

Financing must be prearranged.  We accept Cash Master Card, Visa and Money orders.

TRANSFER STUDENTS

Transfer students will be admitted to previous training on a case by case basis.  Ms. Roberts Academy will accept up to 750 hours from an accredited institution up to  175 hours for our Nail Technology Program, up to 500 hours for our Cosmetology Instructor’s 1000 hour program, 250 hours in our Cosmetology Instructors 500 hour program and up to 300 hours in our Nail Instructors program.   All transfer students will be required to pass each test in our Curriculum with an 80 or better, pass our final written with an 80% or better and our final practical with an 80% or better.

RETURNING STUDENTS

Students must re-enroll within 6 months of their termination or withdrawal to receive full credit for previous hours, theory, and practical work was done. Any student that is returning but has not attended beauty school in over 6 months may be required to complete up to 200 hours of basic practical assignments as well as theory.

We will accept students returning to Ms. Roberts up to 7 years. Students returning up to 7 years will receive credit for the hour’s completed however practical/theory work must be completed.

We will not accept any hours past 7 years.  If the student chooses to re-enter they must complete 1500 hours as well as practical /theory requirements.

We have the right to not accept transfer students that have the previous reoccurring negative relationship with another school, such as attendance, grades, or behavior terminations.  We will not prejudge any applicant and will consider the circumstance of each student.

COURSE OF STUDY

COSMETOLOGY

47-week course:  Attendance is 37 ½ hours per week,7.5 hours per day and not less than 21 total hours in any one week.  1500 hours are to be completed 47 weeks from date classes began.

61.5-week course:  Attendance is 27 1/2 hours per week, not less than 5 consecutive hours per day.  A min 16 hours of attendance in any one week is required, 500 hours are to be completed 61 ½ weeks from date classes began.

75-week course:  Attendance is  22 hours per week, not less than 3 consecutive hours per day, as scheduled, day or evening. The student will attend not less than a total of 12 hours in any one week.   1500 hours are to be completed 75 weeks from date classes began

98-week course:  Attendance is  16 ½ hours per week, not less than 3 consecutive hours per day, as scheduled, day or evening. The student will attend no less than a total of 12 hours in any one week.   1500 hours are to be completed 98 weeks from date classes began.

Additional schedules may be available.

The curriculum shall consist of 1500 hours of coordinated theory and practical experience is broken down approximately as follows:

a)         Basic Training – 150 hours of classroom instruction in general theory and  practical application shall be provided that shall include a minimum of the following subject areas:

1)         tools and their use;

2)         shampoo;

3)         understanding chemicals and use;

4)         types of hair;

5)         sanitation;

6)         hygiene;

7)         skin diseases and conditions;

8)         anatomy and physiology;

9)         electricity;

10)         ethics;

11)         nail technology;

12)         aesthetics.

b)         Practical Chemical Application/Hair Treatment – 500 hours of instruction, which shall be a combination of classroom instruction and hands on experience,  which is provided in the following subject areas:

1)         chemical safety;

2)         permanent waving;

3)         hair coloring, tinting, and bleaching;

4)         hair relaxing;

5)         hair and scalp conditioning;

6)         shampooing, toning, and rinsing.

c)         Hair Styling/Hair Dressing – 475 hours of instruction in hair styling, which shall be a combination of classroom instruction and hands on experience, which is provided in the following subject areas:

1)         cutting;

2)         thinning;

3)         shaping;

4)         trimming;

5)         application of electrical/mechanical equipment;

6)         curling;

7)         hair treatments.

d)         Shop Management, Sanitation and Interpersonal Relations – 200 hours of classroom instruction shall be provided in the following subject areas:

1)         labor law;

2)         workers’ compensation;

3)         client relations;

4)         bookkeeping;

5)         marketing and merchandising;

6)         emergency first aid;

7)         right-to-know laws;

8)         pertinent State and local laws and rules;

9)         business ethics;

10)       sanitation;

11)       electrical devices;

12)       personal grooming and hygiene.

e)         Esthetics – 85 hours of instruction shall be provided

f)         Nail Technology – 55 hours of instruction shall be provided

g)         Electives – 35 hours

h)       Ms. Roberts does not participate   Internship program as an optional part of the curriculum

Nail Technology Program

12-week course:  Attendance is 37 ½ hours per week,7.5 hours per day and not less than 21 total hours in any one week.350 hours are to be completed 11.5 weeks from date classes began.

14.75week course:  Attendance is 27 1/2 hours per week, not less than 5 consecutive hours per day.  A minimum 16 hours of attendance in any one week is required, 350 hours are to be completed 12 weeks from date classes began.

18-week course:  Attendance is  22 hours per week, not less than 3 consecutive hours per day, as scheduled, day or evening. The student will attend no less than a total of 12 hours in any one week.   350 hours are to be completed 18 weeks from date classes began

23-week course:  Attendance is  16 ½ hours per week, no less than 3 consecutive hours per day, as scheduled, day or evening. The student will attend no less than a total of 12 hours in any one week.  350 hours are to be completed 23 weeks from date classes began.

Additional schedules may be available.

a)         Each student will  be required to complete  a minimum of 350 clock hours of instruction as follows:

1)         Basic Training – 50 hours of classroom instruction in general theory practical application (i.e., practicing nail technology on the public) and technical application (e.g., practicing the technical application on mannequin fingers or on the fingers of another student) shall be provided in the following subject areas:

A)        History of nail care;

B)        Personal hygiene and public health;

C)        Professional ethics;

D)        Sterilization and disinfection;

E)        Bacteriology;

F)         Disorders of the nails;

G)        OSHA standards relating to material safety data sheets (MSDS) on chemicals;

H)        Chemicals and their use; and

I)         Technical applications of chemicals.

2)         Related concepts – 15 hours of classroom instruction shall be provided in the following subject areas:

A)        Cells, metabolism and body systems;

B)        Theory of massage; and

C)        People skills.

3)         Practices and Procedures – 255 hours of instruction, which shall be an instruction and clinical combination of classroom practical application, which is provided in the following subject areas:

  1. A) Fabric procedures;

B)        Sculpting procedures;

C)        Light cured gels;

D)        Machines or apparatus used in nail technology;

E)        Manicures;

F)         Pedicures;

G)        Hand, arm, and foot massage;

H)        Other procedures as they relate to nail technology; and

I)         Product knowledge as it relates to nail technology.

  1. 1) Business Practices – 30 hours of classroom instruction shall be provided in the following subject areas:

A)        The Act and this Part;

B)        Management;

C)        OSHA standards relating to chemical use; and

D)        Workers’ Compensation Act.

5)         Ms. Roberts Academy does not participate in the Internship Program as an optional part of the curriculum.

at any point.

b)         A nail technology student is not permitted to practice on the public until he/she has successfully completed the 50 hours of general theory and practical application).

COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTORS  500

500-hour course with over 2 years with license

18.5-week course:  Attendance is 37 ½ hours per week,7.5 hours per day and no less than 21 total hours in any one week. 500 hours are to be completed 18.5 weeks from date classes began.

23.5-week course:  Attendance is 27 1/2 hours per week, not less than 5 consecutive hours per day.  A min 16 hours of attendance in any one week is required 500 hours are to be 23.5 weeks from date classes began.

27.5-week course:  Attendance is  22 hours per week, no less than 3 consecutive hours per day, as scheduled, day or evening. The student will attend not less than a total of 12 hours in any one week.   500  hours are to be completed 27.5weeks from date classes began

35.5-week course:  Attendance is  16 ½ hours per week, no less than 3 consecutive hours per day, as scheduled, day or evening. The student will attend not less than a total of 12 hours in any one week.  50 hours are to be completed 35.5 weeks from date classes began.

Additional schedules may be available.

2)         20 hours of Educational Psychology that shall include, but not be limited to, topics in educational objectives, student characteristics and development, the learning process and an evaluation of learning that relates to teaching.  These hours shall be waived on behalf of cosmetology instructor who has completed a course in Educational Psychology at an accredited college or university.

3)         20 hours of Teaching Methods (Theory) that shall include, but not be limited to, topics in individual differences in learning, lesson planning and design, lesson delivery, assessment of learning performance, classroom management, student motivation and classroom climate.  These hours shall be waived on behalf of cosmetology instructor students who have completed a course in Teaching Methods-Secondary Level at an accredited college or university.

4)         150 hours of Application of Teaching Methods that include preparation and organization of subject matter to be presented on a unit by unit basis and presentation of subject matter through an application of varied methods (lecture, demonstration, testing, and assignments).  Presentations must provide teaching objectives to be accomplished and correlate theoretical with practical application.

5)         50 hours of Business Methods that include inventory, record keeping, interviewing, supplies.

6)         260 hours of Student Teaching under the on-site supervision of an Illinois licensed teacher.  The student teacher shall present theoretical and practical demonstrations to students in the basic curriculum.

b)         The approved program for a 500-hour Teacher Training Course shall be based on 2 years of practical experience and shall consist of the Teacher Training Curriculum outlined in subsection (a), with the exception of the 500 hours of post-graduate training.

COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTORS 1000 HOUR

1000 hour course with over 2 years with license/1000 hour course with under 2 years of license

32-week course:  Attendance is 37 ½ hours per week,7.5 hours per day and not less than 21 total hours in any one week. 1000 hours are to be completed 32 weeks from date classes began.

36.5week course:  Attendance is 27 1/2 hours per week, not less than 5 consecutive hours per day.  A min 16 hours of attendance in any one week is required 1000 hours are to be 36.5 weeks from date classes began.

50.5week course:  Attendance is  22 hours per week, not less than 3 consecutive hours per day, as scheduled, day or evening. The student will attend not less than a total of 12 hours in any one week.   1000 hours are to be completed 50..5 weeks from date classes began

65.75-week course:  Attendance is  16 ½ hours per week, not less than 3 consecutive hours per day, as scheduled, day or evening. The student will attend not less than a total of 12 hours in any one week 1000 hours are to be completed 65.75 weeks from date classes began.

Additional schedules may be available.

a)         Each student training must complete a teacher program that includes a minimum of 1000 clock hours of instruction as follows:

  1. 1) 500 hours of Post-Graduate School Training that includes all subjects in the basic cosmetology curriculum including theory and practice.  Presentation of material must include the concepts that are intended to be taught and the skills to be acquired during the various phases of basic education.

2)         20 hours of Educational Psychology that shall include, but not be limited to, topics in educational objectives, student characteristics and development, the learning process and an evaluation of learning that relates to teaching.  These hours shall be on behalf of cosmetology teacher students who have completed a course in Educational Psychology at an accredited college or university.

3)         20 hours of Teaching Methods (Theory) that shall include, but not be limited to, topics in individual differences in learning, lesson planning and design, lesson delivery, assessment of learning performance, classroom management, student motivation and classroom climate.  These hours shall be waived on behalf of cosmetology teacher students who have completed a course in Teaching Methods-Secondary Level at an accredited college or university.

4)         150 hours of Application of Teaching Methods that include preparation and organization of subject matter to be presented on a unit by unit basis and presentation of subject matter through the application of varied methods (lecture, demonstration, testing, and assignments).  Presentations must provide teaching objectives to be accomplished and correlate theoretical with practical application.

5)         50 hours of Business Methods that include inventory, record keeping, interviewing, supplies, the Act and this Part.

6)         260 hours of Student Teaching under the on-site supervision of an Illinois licensed teacher.  The student teacher shall present theoretical and practical demonstrations to students in the basic curriculum.

b)         The approved program for a 500-hour Teacher Training Course shall be based on manor years of practical experience and shall consist of the Teacher Training Curriculum outlined in subsection (a), with the exception of the 500 hours of post-graduate training.

NAIL TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR COURSE 625

625-hour course with under 2 years of license

19.75week course:  Attendance is 37 ½ hours per week,7.5 hours per day and not less than 21 total hours in any one week.  625 hours are to be completed 19.75 weeks from date classes began.

25.5-week course:  Attendance is 27 1/2 hours per week, not less than 5 consecutive hours per day.  A min 16 hours of aesthetics in any one week is required 625 hours are to be completed 25.5 weeks from date classes began.

31.5-week course:  Attendance is  22 hours per week, not less than 3 consecutive hours per day, as scheduled, day or evening. The student will attend not less than a total of 12 hours in any one week.   625 hours are to be completed 31.5 weeks from date classes began

41-week course:  Attendance is  16 ½ hours per week, not less than 3 consecutive hours per day, as scheduled, day or evening. The student will attend not less than a total of 12 hours in any one week.   625 hours are to be completed 41 weeks from date classes began.

Additional schedules may be available.

a)         Each student  intending  to complete teacher training must complete a minimum of 625 clock hour of instruction as follows:

1)         125 hours of post-graduate school training that includes all subjects in the basic nail technology curriculum in including theory and practice.  Presentation of material must include the concepts that are intended to be taught and the skills to be acquired during the various phases of basic education.

2)         20 hours of Educational Psychology that shall include, but not be limited to, topics in educational objectives, student characteristics and development, the learning process and an evaluation of learning that relates to teaching.  These hours shall be waived on behalf of nail technology teacher students who have completed a course in Educational Psychology at an accredited college or university.

3)         20 hours of Teaching Methods (Theory) that shall include, but not be limited to, topics in individual differences in learning, lesson planning and design, lesson delivery, assessment of learning performance, classroom management, student motivation and classroom climate. These hours shall be waived on behalf of nail technology students who have completed a course in Teaching Methods-Secondary Level at an accredited college or university.

4)         150 hours of Application of Teaching Methods that include:  preparation and organization of subject matter to be presented on a unit by unit basis; and presentation of subject matter through the application of varied methods (lecture, demonstration, testing, and assignments).  Presentations must provide teaching objectives to be accomplished and correlate theoretical with practical application.

5)         50 hours of Business Methods that include inventory, record keeping, interviewing, supplies, the Act, this Part and the Workers’ Compensation Act.

6)         260 hours of Student Teaching under the on-site supervision of an Illinois licensed teacher.  The student teacher shall present theoretical and practical demonstrations to students in the basic curriculum.

GRADING AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS FOR MS ROBERTS ACADEMY

Students are evaluated in the following areas:

1. Quality of work

2. Quantity of work

3. Co-operation and dependability

4. Work manner and personal appearance

5. Related theory

Theory will be graded according to the following scale:

100-95 = A = Excellent

94-90 = B = Good

89-80 = C = Satisfactory

79-75 = D = Unsatisfactory

74-below = F = Failing

Related theory:  A minimum standard of 80% accuracy charged in each subject.  Students may take any test twice to improve a grade point average

Practical and laboratory work will be graded as follow

5 = A = Excellent

4 = B = Good

3 = C = Satisfactory

2 = D =       Unsatisfactory

1 = F = Failing

Incomplete or absences are entered as a 0 in the grade book. Students are required to make up theory assignments, examination or practical assignment if missed/or failed.  These assignments can be made up during school.  The test cannot be taken less 3 days apart.  All work should be made up as soon as possible and is the responsibility of the student

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS AND DIPLOMA

A diploma/transcript  is issued to each student who has met the following state:

1. Completed 1500 hours of Cosmetology, 350 hours Nail Technology,  1000 or 500 Cosmetology Instructors, 625 of Nail Technology Instructors.

2. Maintained not less than 80% average on all required written examinations.

3. Completed all practical goals

4. Taken and pass all written and practical finals with and 80%

Or better

5. Retired all financial obligations to the school unless otherwise agreed in writing

PROGRAM LENGTH

COSMETOLOGY

1500 HOURS CAN BE COMPLETED IN  47 weeks, 61.5 weeks 75.25 weeks

98 weeks

CONTRACTUAL GRACE PERIOD

NAIL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

350 HOUR PROGRAM CAN BE COMPLETED  IN 11.5 WEEKS,

14.75 WEEKS, 18.00 WEEKS OR 23 WEEKS

COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTORS 1000 HOUR

IS A 1000 HOURS AND CAN BE COMPLETE IN 32 WEEKS,

36.5 WEEKS, 50.5WEEKS, 65.75 WEEKS

COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTORS 500

IS A 500  employee-owned AND CAN BE COMPLETE IN 18.5 WEEKS,

23.5WEEKS, 27.5 WEEKS,35.5 WEEKS

NAIL TECHNOLOGY 625 INSTRUCTORS PROGRAM

IS A 625 HOUR PROGRAM AND CAN BE COMPLETED IN

19.75 WEEKS, 25.5  WEEKS, 31.5 WEEKS, 41 WEEKS

All students are required to complete the program on time, however, when that is not possible additional fees may be incurred in accordance with your contract agreement.

Students that do not complete the hours as stated in your contract do not have a grace period.  Any hours not completed at the end of the contract will be charged at a rate of $10.00 per hour to complete and must be paid in advance at the last day of the contract unless previously arranged in writing.

Students have a grace period of 1 month after the contract end date to complete all Practical and Written requirement.  An additional fee of $10.00 per hour may be charged for all Practical and Written requirements.  An additional fee of $10.00 per hour may be charged for all Practical and Written requirement taken after the 1 month period.  There will also be a 50.00 fee to take the Final Practical Exam after the 1 month grace period.

Ms. Roberts Academy will process the paper work to register each student for the state board once they have completed the above requirements for an additional fee of $50.00

In addition, to take their state board exam makeup they will need a copy of current driver’s licenses.  The cost of the state exam is the student responsibility.  Current cost $180.00 (change without notice)

Ms. Roberts does aid students in seeking employment.  Students desiring assistance with job placement need to notify the school office that such assistance is record keeping.  The school cannot, and does not guarantee job placement but will make every effort to assist each student in locating a position in the career they have chosen.

FACILITY DESCRIPTION

Ms. Roberts Academy offers large, well-equipped classrooms, locker facilities, student lounge and large spacious clinic area for practical experience.

Ms. Roberts Hillside is a well-equipped location with 2 clinic floors, 3 spacious classroom areas.   We have recently updated our facility is conveniently located near public transportation Pace 310  Pace 313 & 317 with  I290 & I294 express exits.

TUITION COST

COSMETOLOGY 1500 HOUR PROGRAM

Enrollment Fee………………………………………………….$      100.00 (if not waived)

Kit, Books, Uniform………………………………………….$       800.00

Tuition…………………………….………………………………$        8000.00 (10000 regular prices)

Total Cost…………………………………………………………$        8900.00

Scholarships/and payment plans are available to those who qualify

NAIL TECHNOLOGY  350  HOUR PROGRAM   

Enrollment Fee………………………………………………….$    100.00 ( if not waived)

Kit, Books, Uniform………….……………………………….$     700.00

Tuition……………………………………………….………………$   2500.00

Total Program cost………………………….………………….$ 3300.00

Scholarships/and payment plans are available to those who qualify

NAIL  INSTRUCTORS 625 HOUR PROGRAM   

Enrollment Fee…………….…………………………………….$      100.00

Books, Uniform………….……………………………….…….$      200.00

Tuition……………………….………………………………………$    4000.00

Total Program Cost…………………………………………….$    4300.00

Scholarships/and payment plans are available to those who qualify

COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTORS 1000 HOUR PROGRAM   

Enrollment Fee……..…………………………………………….$      100.00  if not waived

Books, Uniform…………..……………………………….…….$      200.00

Tuition………………….……………………….…………………….$    6000.00

Total Program Cost  Fee………………………………………$      6300.00

COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTORS 500 HOUR PROGRAM

Enrollment Fee…………………………………………………….$      100.00  if not waived

Books, Uniform…………..……………………………….…….$        200.00

Tuition………………………………………….…………………….$        3000.00

Total Program Cost………………………………………………$        3300.00

Scholarships/and payment plans are available to those who qualify

Each student is responsible for the state board fee $180.00 (subject to change), and $50 graduation fee per signed contract.

Additional Cost: Each student is well-ventilated for their own classroom and clinic products and supplies. The only items supplied by the institution is chemicals, shampoo, and conditioner used on paying clients.

Payment plans are prearranged prior to start day and all payment arrangements are listed on the contract and agreed to by both parties. Method of payment accepted would be cash, MasterCard, visa and money orders

Scholarships are available for students that successfully complete the program with 90% GPA and 90% attendance.   The highest amount that can be awarded for one year is $5000

All fees will and unless other arrangements Act do to circumstance

COMPLETION RATES

The placement rate represents students who completed the cosmetology program between January 1, 2015, and December 31, 2015, and was employed by November 20, 2016.

COMPLETION  63%

PLACEMENT    85%

LICENSURE      100%

STUDENTS’ FINANCIAL AID RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIESSTUDENTS RIGHTS INCLUDE:

Knowledge of the cost of the program chosen by Ms. Roberts Academy

Understanding what criteria Ms. Roberts Academy uses to award student financial aid

Knowledge of the types of financial assistance that is available. Including information private, and institutional financial aid programs

Criteria for meeting satisfactory academic progress and maintaining financial eligibility

The current interest rate of any loan accepted and repayment terms of the loan

The total amount of student loans borrowed that will need to be repaid prior to attending

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDED:

Complete all finance forms

Provided additional documentation requested by Ms. Roberts Academy in order to complete verification or resolve discrepancies

Maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress in attendance, theory, and practice in order to remain eligible to receive financial assistance

Repay all  loans

Have a thorough understanding of all documents signed

Family educational rights and privacy act (FERPA)  The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 PERPA) (Title 37, USC, Section 406 and Title 5, USC, 5726) is a Federal law designed to protect the privacy of a students education records.  The law applies to all school which receives funds under an applicable program from the US Department of Education.

The FERPA gives certain rights to parts regarding their children’s education records.  These rights transfer to the student or former student who has reached the age of 18 or is attending any school beyond the high school level.  Students and former students to who the rights have been transferred are called eligible students.

  Students, Eligible Parents or eligible students have the right to inspect and review all of the student’s education records maintained by the school.  The Schools are not required to provide copies of materials in education records unless, for reasons such as great distance, it is impossible for parents or eligible students to inspect the records personally.  The school may charge a fee for copies.

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CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

1. If a student (or in case of a student under legal age, his/her parent or guardian) cancels him/her enrollment and demands his/her money back, in writing or in person, within 5 business days of the signing of an enrollment agreement or contract, and prior to entering classes, all monies collected by the school shall be refunded.  The cancellation date will be determined by a postmark on written notification, or the date said information is delivered to the school administrator/owner in person. This policy applies regardless of whether or the student has actually started training.

2. If a student cancels his/her enrollment after 5 business days after signing but prior to entering the class.  He/she shall be entitled to a refund of all monies paid to the school less a registration fee of $100.00 if paid and not waived.

3. For students who enroll in and begin classes the following schedule of tuition adjustment is authorized:

Percentage of Actual Time Completed

Amount of Total Tuition Owed to Ms. Roberts Beauty Academy

0.01%-4.9%

10%

5%-9.9%

30%

10%-14.9%

40%

15%-24.9%

45%

25%-49.9%

70%

50% and over

100%

Enrollment Time is defined as the time elapsed between the actual starting date and the date of the students last day of physical attendance in the school.  Termination shall occur upon students last day of physical attendance in the school.  Any monies due the applicant or students shall be refunded with 30 days of formal cancellation by the student as defined in item 1, or formal termination by the school which shall occur no more than 30 days from the last day of physical attendance, or in the case of the a leave of absence the documented day of return.

4. The cost of any extra items required by the students, such as instructional supplies, or equipment, service charges, student’s activity fees, deposits, rentals, and other miscellaneous charges, are not considered in the Enrollment Agreement.  The school catalog, or in other information furnished to the student/applicant before enrollment purchased at the school in full. By the student/applicant at the time of receipt of such supplies.  There will be no refund for any of these items.

5.          An applicant rejected by the institution shall be entitled to a        refund all monies paid

6.         If a school is permanently closed and no longer has offered instruction after a student enrolled    the student shall be entitled to a prorated refund of tuition

7.  If a course is canceled subsequent to a student’s enrollment, the   school shall at its option to:

a. Provide a full refund of all monies paid or

b. Provided completion of the course

Cancellation or termination by a student:

A Student may cancel or terminate enrollment by notifying this school of his or her intentions in writing.

ATTENDANCE

1. Punch in and out when arriving and leaving the building for any reason.

2. Students may not attend more than 40 hours per week.  Except in hardship cases, and with permission.

3. A student may attend a maximum of 8 hours by not less than 3 consecutive hours per day except in hardship cases and with permission.   Students attending 6 or more consecutive hours shall take a ½ hour lunch.  If you do not punch out for lunch the system will assume 1 hour.

4. Evening classes are for night students: day students may not attend except with special permission. Mondays are for the High School Program and no adult student may attend on Monday without permission

5. Student absent, without notice, for a period of more than    14 days will be dropped without further notice;

6. Students are required to maintain a total number of hours per month according to their enrollment agreement.  Students not maintaining their schedule will be changed to another schedule or dropped depending on seriousness of situation

7. Students are expected to call when absent

8. Students who temporarily withdraw from the program will be allowed to return. A student making satisfactory will keep that status.  Students failing to meet minimum requirements at the point of withdrawal will be placed on probation for one month.  The student will be reevaluated in accordance with our satisfactory progress policy.

9. Students are not allowed to miss more than 1 Saturday per month without penalty.  Or be late more than one Saturday per month without penalty.   The Students that are not required to attend Saturday Friday will be considered there Saturday

10. The consequence for Missing Saturday is suspension the following business day.  Director will review special circumstances

11.  Students may not miss the day before or after the Holiday unless it is prearranged

12. Consequences for missing the day before or the day after the holiday will be a 1-day suspension.

TARDINESS

Students are expected to arrive at the beauty school on time.  School starts at 8:30a, 11am or 500pm.  Depending on which schedule you have chosen.  Each student is given a 15min grace period to attend class however they are still considered tardy.

Excessive tardiness could affect you contract and cause you to be over your contract completion date.  Your over contract amount is $10 per hour

ILLNESS

Each student is given 2 weeks of absences in case of Illinois.  A student with excessive or prolonged absences will require a doctor’s note.  In the case of prolonged illness, the student should elect to take a leave of absence.

LEAVING EARLY

Students are required to complete a full day in accordance with their contract.  However, we do understand that there are circumstances which require a student to leave for the day.

In these circumstances a student will be allowed to leave, however, there can be no more than 3 leave early request.  If a student leaves early more the 3 times student will not be allowed to make up hours.

MAKEUP HOURS/MISSED WORK

Hours that are made up only at clinic times when employee-owned

All missed work must be made up and it is the responsibility of the student to find out what work is required and to make it up in a timely manner.

DRESS CODE

1. Students are to wear professional uniforms supplied in kit

2. All other attire must be in black /or White no other visible colors permitted

3. Socks or nylon hose at all times for safety

4. Makeup, hair, and nails should be well groomed and manicured

DRUG-FREE SCHOOL AND WORK PLACE INFORMATION

Alcoholic beverages are not allowed in any form at the School, and any student or employee that consumes alcoholic beverages immediately prior to coming to the school will be suspended from training.  The same rule applies to the use of marijuana and nonprescription drugs.  Ms. Roberts has a no tolerance policy in regards to Alcoholic Beverages and Nonprescription Drugs.   

All students receive a copy of our handbook on the first day of class and in effect acknowledge the awareness of our Drug and Alcohol-Free environment.

Drug-Free School and Workplace Statement

LEAVE OF ABSENCE POLICY:

The Director must approve all request for a leave of absence.  All request must be in submitted in advance in writing to the Director.  No verbal POSTED will be accepted unless an unforeseen circumstance prevents the student from complying with the regulation.  The student can only take 2 leaves inside of a contract, may not exceed 180 combined and may not be less than 2 weeks.  An equal amount of days will be added to extend the contract.

A student returning from leave or other official interruption  of training must return to school I the same satisfactory  progress as prior to their departure

1. Ms.  Roberts Academy (hereinafter referred to as “this institution” has a policy of maintaining a Drug-Free Workplace and School.  All students and employees are hereby notified that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession or use of a controlled substance is prohibited in the institution’s workplace.  The workplace for this by is defined in paragraph 2

2. In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, this institutions workplace consists of the following locations:

a. The entire campus facility

b. Any location used as an off-site school function i.e. competition, hair show etc.

c. Students and employees must comply with the policy while off site if they are in service of the institution in any capacity.

3. Noncompliance with the terms in Paragraph 1 will result in the following action being taken by this Occupational.

a. Mandatory counseling, rehabilitation has given by a Federal, State or Local Health, law enforcement, or other appropriate agency which is approved for purposes of chemical abuse counseling and rehabilitation or

b. Termination of enrollment, or employment, whichever is applicable, as well as referral for prosecution for violation of the standards of conduct.

4. All students and employees must read and understand the following statement

RULES AND REGULATIONS

ALL OF OUR RULES ARE IN OUR HANDBOOK WHICH WE REVIEW DURING ORIENTATION.  AT THE DISCRETION OF THE SCHOOL, THESE RULES MAY BE CHANGED FROM TIME TO TIME AND SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE WHEN POSTED ON THE BULLETIN BOARD GENERAL

  1. 1. Smoking, gum chewing, eating or drinking is not allowed in the

        Classroom clinic, or clinic reception areas

  1. 2. Personal telephone calls will be accepted only in an emergency.           cell phones are allowed on the clinic floor or classrooms
  2. 3. Students receiving a service must first get permission from the instructor in charge
  3. 4. A nominal charge will be made for supplies used for student services
  4. 5. Kits and implement are to be cleaned and sanitized daily; inadequate or dirty equipment will be cause for dismissal for the day
  5. 6. Sanitation assignments are to be completed daily.
  6. 7. All student must purchase finishing products used on clients
  7. 8. Cheating, stealing or forging an instructions name will be considered cause for dismissal.
  8. 9. Clinic customers may request for a particular student by name for an additional fee.  Cannot request based on skill/race  or ethnic background
  9. 10. Any loss or breakage of the student’s equipment must be replaced at the student expense.

11. All supplies and equipment will be discarded/sold if left more than 30 days.  Students on leave for more than 30 days must take all of their belonging with them.  We are not responsible for item   left on the premise

STUDENT SERVICES

  1. 1. Counseling
  1. A. Instructional Staff:

All instructors are licensed by the state of Illinois and have

Been or is currently working in the Industry.

Aids students to improve learning skills, prepare for an examination, and establish working relationships with other students, customers, and staff.

B.  Management:

Aids the students in selecting schedules of attendance and suitable financial arrangements

C.  Administrative Assistant

Aid student in job placement, daily attendance, and leaves of absents

  1. 2. Housing:
  1. A. Students arrange for own housing
  1. 3. Parking and transportation

Parking is free in mall lot and is conveniently located near public transportation Pace 310  Pace 313 & 317 with  I290 & I294 express exits.

  1. 4. Ms. Roberts Beauty Academy is committed to assisting every graduate who seeks employment in the beauty industry however we do not guarantee employment.

SCHOOL CALENDAR

Classes began the 2nd week of every month unless a holiday interferes

School hours are:

Monday: High School under training agreement only 12 pm to 5:30P

Tuesday: 8:30m to 4:30 pm

Wednesday: 8:30 am to 9:30 pm

Thursday: 8:30 am to 9:30 pm

Friday     : 8:30am to  4:30pm

Saturday: 8:30am to 4:30pm

The school is closed on the following holidays:

New Year’s Day, July 4, Thanksgiving weekend, Christmas Eve Christmas Day.  All snow days as designated by the district.

CAMPUS SECURITY REPORT:

As required by the Clergy act, each university or college must publish and make available to student’s interested students, staff, and the general public it annual crime report.  Ms. Roberts Academy has collected data filed its report for the year calendar year ending 12-31-2009.  A full copy of the report is available in the school office.

TIMELY WARNING

In the event that a situation arises, either on or off campus, that, in the judgment of the school president or staff, constitutes an ongoing or continuing threat, a campus wide timely warning will be issued.  The warning will be issued through the college bulletin boards by general announcement or by email.  Anyone with information warranting a timely warning should report the circumstances to the school office in person at the school in  552 North Mannheim Road Hillside IL.

INTERNAL COMPLAINT PROCEDURE

Students or staff having problems or complaints against the school should first put it in writing and they gave to the school owner.  School owner will meet with the complainant within 10 days of receipt of the written complaint.  If after careful evaluation the problem cannot be resolved through discussion the complaint will be referred to the schools’ complaint committee.  All meetings will document and give a copy to all parties.  The committee will meet within 21 days of receipt of the complaint and review the allegations.  If more information is needed from the complainant a letter will be written outlining the additional information.  The committee will act on the allegations within 15 days stating the steps taken to correct the problem or show that the allegations

OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION NETWORK

O’Net is the nation’s primary source for occupational information and a tool to search potential career options and obtain valuable information about numerous occupation.  You may visit O’Net at http://www.onetonline.org./crosswalk/enter the Classification of Instructional Programs code (CIP) #120401 under education menu tab for more information related to the program.

we’re not warranted or based on fact.  Every effort should be made by the complaint to resolve the problem through the school.  If at this point the complaint is still not satisfied with the schools

STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATIONS

A Standard Occupational Classification or SOC code is a number that represents an occupational classification which links a particular occupation.  The following SOC codes are related to cosmetology:

SOC code: 39-5012.00   Cosmetology

SOC code: 39-5092   Nail Technology

CODE OF CONDUCT POLICY  schools receiving FAFSA

The higher education opportunity act  and once receive funding

COMPLETION RATES

The placement rate represents students who completed the cosmetology program between January 1, 2015, and December 31, 2015, and was employed by November 20, 2016.

COMPLETION  63%

PLACEMENT    85%

LICENSURE      100%

Candidate for Accreditation:

National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences( NACCAS)

3015 Colvin Street Suite 1300, Alexandria Va 22314

Milady Standard Cosmetology Book, theory work book, Essential companion for std cos 2012 and web pac cmw/

ISBN#9781285482279  cost $250.00

The Illinois Department of Professional Regulation 320 W. Washington 3rd floor,  Springfield IL 62786. Phone #217-782-8556.05012017rev