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Month: March 2017

NEW LAWS FOR COSMETOLOGY !!!!!!

House Bill 464 was signed into Law March 23, 2017 By Governor Phil Bryant….  House Bill 464 overhauls our Instructor Trainee Programs…   Effective July 1, 2017 we will have one unified Instructor program for all courses… We will now have a one Thousand hour program regardless of the course of Read More…

Pearson Vue Updates… March 21, 2017

If you are a Licensed Cosmetology Instructor and are interested in becoming a Testing Evaluator for Pearson Vue, you can apply by going on line to ……     www.pearson.jobs  after getting to that site just type in Mississippi and it will pull up the job listings that are available..   Read More…

MCSA Workshop June 4th & 5th 2017

The Mississippi Cosmetology School Association will be having it’s annual workshop June 4th and 5th 2017 at the Pearl River Resort in Philadelphia…   This is an EXCELLENT workshop and I encourage all Licensed Instructors and School Professionals to attend…  Over the years our State Associations have been shrinking and this Read More…

Regular Board Meeting Monday 2-27-2017

The Board held it’s regular meeting February 27, 2017..  All Board Members were present Legal Council…  Updated the Board with the Attorney Generals Opinion on: A Cosmetology Board member serve as a Delegate for the Mississippi Cosmetology Council.  Board members can serve as a delegate as a Board member…  That Read More…

Mississippi Cosmetology Council Meeting 2/19/2017

On February 19, 2017 The Mississippi Cosmetology Council held it’s first meeting for 2017.  This meeting was held at the State Capitol and started at 1:03 p.m.    All associations were represented.  Council President Waylon Garrett updated the group with our current status to our proposed legislative changes.  To make Read More…

MIBA Northern Convention March 11 & 12 2017

The Mississippi Independent Beauticians Association will be having its Northern Regional Convention March 11 and 12, 2017 in Columbus MS…. Click on the attached link for detailed information: Teresa Barr’s Flyer 2017(1)(1)

We Have A New Testing Company!!!!!!

It was made OFFICIAL yesterday that The Board of Cosmetology has entered into a 5 year contract with Pearson Vue to take BACK over the written and practical testing… Since it has been over 2 years since Pearson has tested in Mississippi individuals who would like to be considered for Read More…

SOTA WORKSHOP April 3, 2017

The Mississippi School Owners and Teachers Association (SOTA) is hosting a 7.5 Methods/CEU class at the Jackson Medical Mall on April 3, 2017… Milady will be your educator and the class will be Making The Student Salon an Adventure….  There will be 5 hours of Methods and 2.5 hours CEU. Read More…