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To gain employment where my career began, assisting Cosmetology Instructors with their lessons, paperwork, substituting when needed, having already began the Substitution Certification process through SAFE Ohio and Auburn Career Center. 

Work experience

Jun 2012Present

Cosmetology Educator

Brown Aveda Institute
  • Evaluate, design, and implement curriculum and teaching methodologies
  • Coach cosmetology students to meet service and retail goals utilizing time management methods and coaching techniques
  • Ensure safe and sanitary practices by students when practicing or demonstrating on the clinic floor
  • Continually check with students for understanding of subject matter and adjust teaching methods to ensure all students are active participants
  • Maintain all safety and security standards and identify and communicate potential problem issues/challenges
  • Establish a network of community service events 
  • Tour Managing students to area salons
  • Ensuring monthly timesheets, quota sheets, and practical assignments are completed
  • Creating chapter exams and performing Mock State Board testing
  • Implementing Technology into the classroom
Jun 1992Jun 2013

Managing Nail Technican

Ladies & Gentlemen Salon & Spa
  • Taking care of manicure guests
  • Leading new and existing nail technicians
  • Training on new services and procedures
  • Inventory
  • Interviewing prospective nail technicians 


Aug 1990May 1992

Ohio State Board of Cosmetology license

Auburn Career Center

Learned basic fundamentals and concepts that can be applied to a career in a salon or spa


  • Aveda Educator Certified:
    • Ladies Haircutting
    • Mens Haircutting
    • Aveda Haircolor
    • Aveda Face to Face Makeup
    • Train the Trainer
    • 4Mat
  • Nuts and Bolts
  • ExamView
  • Microsoft Word
  • Google Classroom
  • iTunes U
  • Auburn Career Center Cosmetology Graduate
  • Founding Member of the Auburn Career Center Alumni Committee