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The Academy of Cosmetology's Shears of Steele Salon will open to the public, by appointment only, on Tuesday's from 8:45-11:00 am and 1:30 -5:30 pm, and Thursday's afternoon 12:45-3:00 pm throughout the school year beginning on September 16, 2014.  Those interested may schedule an appointment by phone at 817.698.5820 or by email at shearsofsteele@nisdtx.org. An updated price list is located at http://www.nisdtx.org/Page/50034.





                                      Alicia Flower                                       
Gabriella Lochridge


Parents and Students sign up for remind 101 by texting to # 832-500-7885 and entering the code for each graduation year
2015 code- @f9f5a      2016- code @00d8E       2017- code @flo2017 
2018- code @612f4e    


New students applying to the academy
(will reopen in October 2014)

The NISD Academy of Cosmetology,  provides students with opportunities to gain significant first-hand experiences and to become certified cosmetologists after a four-year plan of study. Students will engage in trainings focused on business and entrepreneurship and participate in theory and salon curriculum as outlined by Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations.

Upon graduation, students enrolled in the Cosmetology Academy will:

  • Be certified as cosmetologists upon successful completion of state testing requirements
  • Save thousands of dollars in tuition from post-high school programs
  • Have significant personal, first-hand experiences that help with employability
Forecast for a career in Cosmetology    
  • Employment is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations. Personal appearance workers will grow by 20 percent from 2008 to 2018, which is much faster than the average for all occupations;
  •  About 44 percent of workers are self employed; many also work flexible schedules while attending college and advanced education courses.