INSTITUTIONAL GOALS AND OBJECTIVE: The primary objective of American Beauty Academy is to provide learning opportunities and educational experiences primarily to students of Delaware. To provide a quality, innovative program in the field of Instructor Training, in quality, variety and cost commensurate with the known needs of students, citizens, and the State. To prepare the student with adequate and appropriate preparation for the licensing examination with the knowledge and skills for employment at an entry level position as a cosmetology/barbering instructor.
PROGRAM BEGINS AND ENDS: The program operates continuously beginning the first Tuesday of each month and continuing until curriculum and School requirements have been satisfactorily completed and 600 hours have been achieved.
PROGRAM PURPOSE: For the student to acquire a broad knowledge of both the science and art of Instructional Methods and to be able to use that knowledge as a foundation for success in the profession of teaching. For the student to acquire ethical standards and work to achieve ability through diligent practice, continuous study, hard work and perseverance, and be able to use his or her initiative to produce professional results To prepare students for the Delaware State Board of Cosmetologists examination and entry level employment.
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Instructor Training Program is designed to prepare licensed cosmetologists/barbers to teach the art of cosmetology/barbering to students. Participants will be prepared to take and pass the Delaware State Board Instructor Licensing exam.
INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS: Methods of lecture, demonstration, drill, role play, discussion, handouts - assignment sheets - job sheets, audio/visual aids, student participation, question and answer, and textbook/workbook will be utilized.
TEACHING STRATEGY: Using the chalkboard, audio/visual aids, and live models whenever possible. Relating new material in a manner to which the student may relate. Giving special attention to slow learners encouraging questions, explaining new words, terms, techniques, implements, and equipment. Requiring that students take notes using demonstration that includes student participation in listing new words on chalkboard.
STUDENT ACTIVITY: Requires note taking, drills, role play, discussion, homework and reading assignments. Students will assist in the classroom as student teachers and assist students in the performance of laboratory services.