Instructor: Deborah Peck, E-mail: email@example.com, Phone: 915-236-7900
Ms. Peck is the Cosmetology Manicurist Instructor at The Center for Career and Technology Education. She taught Cosmetology from 1991 until she started the Manicuring program in 2003. Ms. Peck graduated from J.M. Hanks High School in 1982 and received her Cosmetology License in 1983 and Instructors License in 1984 from Tri-State Beauty School. She has several years of salon experience as a stylist and nail tech and also taught cosmetology at Tri-State. The combination of her salon and teaching experience allows her to prepare her students to successfully complete the Texas Cosmetology Manicuring Licensing Exam. Ms. Peck is an active SkillsUSA adviser and a member of Cosmetology Instructors in Public Schools.
Obtaining their manicurist license gives the CCTE student the advantage as they graduate from high school to go immediately into the workforce or on to post-secondary education.
The Center for Career and Technology Education
Cosmetology Manicurist 1: HT3J50Y2
Cosmetology Manicurist 2: HT4J8XY2 concurrent with HT4J50Y2
Cosmetology Manicurist Specialist is a planned 600 hour sequence of classroom and lab instruction designed to prepare students for the Texas Cosmetology Manicurist Licensing Exam. Instruction includes training and development of manipulative skills in manicure, pedicure, and massage procedures, as well as artificial nails and nail art. A strong emphasis is placed on the study of bones, muscles, nerves, skin and nail structure and disorders, bacteriology and safety and sanitation. Students are also introduced to professional image and salon business. There are many job opportunities for the students after they obtain their license: nail technician; nail technology teacher; demonstrator of manufacturers’ products at trade shows, conventions, or salons; salon owner; personal nail technician for fashion models or actors; consultant for nail technology books and magazines. Students have the opportunity to join SkillsUSA. As a member of this organization, the students will be able to participate in competitions at local, state and national levels. Areas of competition include skills in Nail Care and Nail Art, leadership in Job Interview, Prepared Speech, etc. Students also participate in community service projects.
Students must be 16 years of age and be able to purchase a uniform, a manicurist supply kit, TDLR Rules and Regulations Book. Students are also responsible for paying a permit fee to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). The approximate cost for the course is about $325.00. At the end of the second year the students will be expected to take the state licensing exams. The exam fees are $52.00 for the written exam and $74.00 for the practical exam.
Two year Program – Room 323
AM-1st year, Meets every other day
PM-2nd year, Meets every day
The El Paso Independent School District does not discriminate in its educational programs or employment practices on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, citizenship, military status, disability, genetic information, gender stereotyping and perceived sexuality, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Inquiries concerning the application of Titles VI, VII, IX, and Section 504 may be referred to the District compliance officer, Patricia Cortez, at 230-2033; Section 504 inquiries regarding students may be referred to Kelly Ball at 230-2856.
El Distrito Escolar Independiente de El Paso no discrimina en los programas de educación o en prácticas de empleo usando el criterio de raza, color, edad, sexo, religión, origen nacional, estado civil, ciudadanía, estado militar, discapacidad, información genética, estereotipo sexual o sexualidad percibida, u otra práctica prohibida por la ley. Preguntas acerca de la aplicación del título VI, VII o IX, y la Sección 504 pueden ser referidas al oficial del distrito, Patricia Cortez al 230-2033; preguntas sobre 504 tocante a estudiantes pueden ser referidas a Kelly Ball al 230-2856.