Redken Diamond Academy Awarded To TSPA Appleton Beauty School – 4X Winner!
The Salon Professional Academy-Appleton is excited to announce we have won the 2017 Redken Diamond Academy Award for the 4th year in a row! This represents a year long effort of accurate, timely reporting, consistent marketing, faithful brand management, frequent website updates, salon area training and performance, and staff development. Our Cosmetology and Aesthetics programs are designed to train students for much more than passing the state boards. We develop the entire salon professional with great technical ability, business & marketing training, and the guest handling skills that are in high demand by top salons and spas.
Thank you to all of our dedicated students, staff and guests! Without you all, this prestigious award would not be possible.
Enroll now and find your place in our fun and friendly environment that is focused on the student experience and student success! For more information and to schedule a tour, call Admissions at 920-968-0434, TEXT 920-931-0090 or email Tara at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TSPA-Appleton Awarded Bioelements World Class Aesthetics School in 2017!
The Salon Professional Academy is committed to using Biolelements skin care products throughout all aspects of both our Aesthetics and Cosmetology programs, including our curriculum and salon/spa area. We teach the latest techniques to purify, balance and renew the skin. We’re proud to be a Bioelements Partner School offering a curriculum infused with the latest technical training from the industry leader in skincare.
With that being said, we are so excited to announce that The Salon Professional Academy, Appleton has been awarded as a Bioelements World Class School! As a World Class School we qualify for the best benefits Bioelements has to offer — all year long! Check out the Bioelements Blog HERE to find out if you are following the right skin care routine at home. You may be surprised at what you find out!
Do you have a passion for skin care? Would like to know more about our Aesthetics program and how you can enroll? Contact Admissions at 920-968-0434 or text 920-931-0090. For more information about our graduation rates, the median loan debt of students who completed the program and other information visit www.tspaappleton.com.
Making Connections at The Salon Professional Academy Career Fair
June 5, 2017
The Salon Professional Academy further exemplified their continuous efforts in helping their students in their future careers in the beauty industry. The Salon Professional Academy offers their students the opportunity to meet with many industry leading companies all in one day. Students who participated were recent graduates or soon-to-be graduates in Cosmetology
. Companies that participated in the career fair were in search of quality talent that typically graduate from The Salon Professional Academy; participating companies included JCP Salon
, Salon CTI
, Salon Di Amici
, The Barbershop
, Regis Salon
in the Fox River Mall, Newstyle Salon
, Great Clips
, Pavana Salon & Spa
, Indira Salon & Spa
, Smart Style
, Cost Cutters
, Ulta Beauty
, and Supercuts
The Salon Professional Academy offers a $1000 Salon Referral Scholarship! If you or anyone you know is interested in learning more about how to receive $1000 off tuition, ask your stylist or contact Tara in Admissions at 920-968-0434. Clickherefor the $1,000 Salon Referral Scholarship Application.
Thank you to all of the salons for taking the time to attend the Career Fair and make connections with our students, staff and alumni!
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There’s so much information when it comes to applying for beauty school. Don’t worry, we don’t expect you to know it all at once! When you try to cover everything all at once, applying for school can feel really overwhelming. However, there are a few pieces of beauty school information that will get you started on the right track.
YOU CAN APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS
Did you know that you can get scholarships, grants and loans for beauty school just like a four year university? If you fill out a FAFSA, you could be eligible for grants and loans through the federal government. Also, several beauty companies and organizations offer scholarships for students interested in cosmetology. The American Association of Cosmetology Grants & Scholarships has lots of amazing scholarships listed on their website. Check them out!
THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY IS GROWING
A lot of parents wonder if this industry will be right for their child. Can you really make a living as a cosmetologist? Of course you can! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “employment of barbers, hairdressers, and cosmetologists is projected to grow 10 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. Most job openings will result from the need to replace workers who leave the occupation.” As far as salary goes, cosmetologists have the flexibility to make it what they want. The better you work, the more you earn. It’s as simple as that.
BEAUTY SCHOOL TAKES JUST ABOUT A YEAR
If you want to start your career as soon as possible, Cosmetology is the way to go. In just about a year, you’ll graduate and be on your way towards a creative and rewarding career. If you’re interested in skincare, waxing and makeup, you can earn your Aesthetics degree in just 30 weeks. You’ll have a job you love in no time.
Ready to learn even more about beauty school? Set up a tour! We would love to answer any questions you might have. You can also visit our Instagram and Facebook to see what it’s like to be a student at The Salon Professional Academy in Appleton, WI. Questions, please ask! Call us at 920-968-0434 or text 920-931-0090. Our Admissions Team is always happy to help!
Defining Cosmetology & What You Can Do with Your Cosmetology Career
WHAT IS A COSMETOLOGIST?
What does a cosmetologist do? Being a cosmetologist goes beyond just cutting hair in a salon setting. As a cosmetologist, you always have to be on the cutting edge of trends and techniques. Licensed cosmetologists are well versed in their training. Their training covers all beauty aspects, client management, environment safety, and maintenance. In order to be truly successful, you also need to have the skills to accomplish nail and aesthetics services. Because cosmetologists work in so many different fields, you have to be exceptional in your management skills while also making each client feel like a star.
WHAT IS COSMETOLOGY?
So what is cosmetology? Cosmetology can be defined as “the professional skill or practice of beautifying the face, hair, and skin.” As you can see, cosmetology covers more than just hair. As a cosmetologist, you are also well trained in skincare, nails, and makeup. A cosmetologist can have many duties including:
- Styling hair
- Make-up design
- Product developer
- Salon owner
- Private beauty consultant and much more
WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY COSMETOLOGY LICENSE?
As a professional cosmetologist, the opportunities are limitless. With fashion and style accounting for so much in so many industries, cosmetologists are always in high demand. This gives any person with a great eye for style and personality the chance to enhance their lives. Just imagine, you can travel the world working with high-end product developers or be the hair and makeup stylist on the next blockbuster film! Here are some career paths cosmetologists have taken:
- Salon Owner / Salon Consultant – Be your own boss or consult other salon owners how to be more successful.
- Platform Artists – Take center stage with your big personality as a stylist & brand expert at beauty shows, educate stylists on new techniques…
- Fashion Stylist – Be the stylist behind the scenes of runways and have your work be seen around the world
- Educator Trainer – train future Cosmetologists at beauty schools
- Celebrity Stylist – Prep anyone from new’s anchors to big TV or movie personalities for their in the ‘spotlight’ moments.
In order to start a career in cosmetology, you need the proper training. There are several requirements to become a professional cosmetologist, including passing the State Board exam. In order to prepare yourself for the exam, taking the proper courses offered at a beauty school is the best solution. Your training should enhance your creativity and give you a professional skill set. Some of the best cosmetologists are the ones that can blend their creativity into the beauty industry. If they can express their passion for fashion within the hairstyles, techniques and more they are able to produce.
So now that we’ve answered what cosmetology is, how do you get started? Find out how to become a cosmetologist. Check out our website to learn more! Do you have questions about TSPA cosmetology programs and how we can help you achieve your goals? Email or call Admissions at 920-968-0434 or text 920-931-0090.
CAREER FAIR Monday, June 5th.
Connect with local hiring salons.
Appleton – Monday, June 5th, between 12:30pm – 1:30 pm At TSPA Appleton.
If you are considering a career in the beauty industry or a near graduate, The Salon Professional Academy Career Fair is a great event for you! This is your chance to meet and interview the local spas & salons who are looking to adopt fresh talent, like you. On Monday, June 5th, between 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm, come see who is going to be the best fit for your career. Maybe you would like to come to get some interviewing experience…maybe both.
Bring your questions, digital portfolios resumes, and get ready to show off your expertise! Don’t have your portfolio perfected yet? Don’t sweat it. Come for the experience. Our Career Fairs are all held quarterly throughout the year and have been a vital part of our student’s placement after graduation. And the best part, it’s free!
If you are a current or graduate of TSPA Appleton, or a salon looking to add to your creative family, you don’t want to miss this event. RSVP here or if you have questions, call Admissions at 920-968-0434. See you at the fair!
TSPA-Appleton wins Modern Salon Excellence in Education Award
The purpose of the MODERN SALON’s Excellence in Education program is to help the professional beauty school community gather, share and celebrate examples of great salon education experiences and beauty career development happening across the country.
In 2016, the crop of cosmetology schools entering the program brought plenty of benchmarks, measurable results and innovation into their application process. “School pride and powerful results were very evident this year,” says MODERN SALON Editorial Director Michele Musgrove. “We are so impressed with the variety of top schools in the U.S. that entered MODERN SALON’s Excellence in Education 2016 program. We have chosen a select few that we believe show leadership and best practices that other schools can use to learn and grow.”
Honorees were determined based on key criteria in each category and grouped according to school size or whether or not they entered as a multi-unit school or single location. Two top honorees are recognized in each category—one individual school location and a multi-location school organization—and were announced Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at the AACS Annual Convention & Expo in Orlando, Florida.
“On behalf of the entire professional beauty industry, we express gratitude that there are so many professional cosmetology schools continuing to do amazing and valuable work to shape the future of beauty,” said MODERN SALON Publisher Steve Reiss. “The purpose of Excellence in Education is to make sure more of these great schools get the attention they deserve.”
We are honored to be chosen as the MODERN SALON’s Excellence in Education program winner! Congratulations to our team here at TSPA-Appleton and everyone in the community that has helped us make Trim Hunger such a huge success!
To see a list of all of the top honorees, please click here.
For more information on how you can become a future professional, visit our website, contact Admissions or call 920-968-0434.