Do you enjoy working with different types of people?
Do You enjoy hair styling and hair care?
Do you consider yourself a wizard with hair clippers?
If so…you should check out the programs in the Personal Care Services cluster!
The Personal Care Services programs and academies prepare students for careers in the professional hair and beauty industry by providing real world experiences in state-of-the art cosmetology and barbering labs. Students participate in citywide events and activities that provide exposure to exciting professional and training opportunities in the field.
As a student in the Cosmetology program you will gain the skills necessary for entry-level positions in cosmetology through training that includes classroom study, demonstrations, and practical application. Your classes will take place in a room set up like a salon to give you hands-on training utilizing equipment and skills currently found in industry.
Schools with Cosmetology
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If you would like to attend a CTE Academy for high school, you should:
If you are attending a high school with a CTE Academy or CTE School Option program and want to participate should speak with your counselor.
The application process for College and Career Academies is very similar to other CPS high school programs such as Magnet and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs. The academy application process is part of CPS’s Options for Knowledge program managed by the Office of Access and Enrollment (OAE).