Meetings

New Cosmetology Board Members

The wait is over!!!!!   Pictured below are your newly appointed Cosmetology Board Members…  Pictured left to right is:                                                                                                         Darlene Smith, Bertha Johnson, Waylon Garrett, Glenda Honeycutt and Dorothy Ennis  Congratulations to all…  I want to say a special Congratulations to Dot and Waylon….             You may have lost a lot of battles but Read More…

“PCS” 2015 Mississippi Practical Examination Overview!!!!!

How many of you was NOT impressed with this presentation????  Could you believe your EARS when Mat Levy with PCS introduced, Cosmetology Board President, Leisa McElreath as the “Most Passionate, Hardest Working Individual Concerning Cosmetology In The State Of Mississippi“……..  THROW UP!!!!!!!!!!!!! Who did this Shaun somebody with NIC think he Read More…

1-26-2015 Regular Board Meeting

With everything that has been going on in our state it makes this January 26th Board meeting looked totally boring!!!! The Board reviewed 14 requests for Duplicate Licenses….  Then went into discussion on the procedure that the Board office was using for the OPENING of a NEW SALON…  We keep Read More…

IMPORTANT FYI ON PRACTICAL EXAMINATION!!!

Professional Credential Services (PCS),  our new testing company has just sent out the information on for the Mississippi Practical Exam Overview…..    You don’t want to miss out on this….   If you did not get this information you can call me and I can fax or e-mail it to you… You can double Read More…

Wednesday 1-7-2015 Telephone Conference Call

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!  TO EVERYONE…..    The Cosmetology Board held a telephone conference call Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. for the purpose to discuss a few questions that needed to be answered for the New Testing Company… At the start of the meeting the Board Attorney recommended to the Board Read More…

Monday 12-15-14 Regular Board Meeting

This meeting started with a few members absent.  Board President Leisa McElreath  and Board attorney Jeff Jernigan were absent.  Board Vice-President Teresa Whitman was our Master of Ceremony, yes it’s always a show……. Today there were some extra visitors at the Board meeting. I want to give a shot out to the Staff and Students from Read More…

Monday 11-24-2014 Regular Board Meeting

During the meeting the Board went in and out of Executive Session, which was due to several telephone conversations the Board was having with our new testing company  PCS…….  From what I’m understanding there are several issues that are needing to be ironed out before the contracts can be signed.  The Read More…

Monday 10-27-2014 Regular Board Meeting

This was a very calm meeting…  The most interesting topic was brought up by Waylon Garrett.   Waylon expressed to the Board that he did not understand how is it that Statute 73-7-12. states The State Board of Cosmetology shall contract with a recognized testing service to conduct examinations for cosmetology, Read More…

Special Call Telephone Conference

Wednesday November 12, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. The Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology held a Telephone Conference for the purpose to discuss extending the work permits……  This discussion opened with concerns for Graduate Students who have passed their examinations and have made application for licensure but their 90 day permits are running out Read More…

11/3/2014 TESTING UPDATES!!!!!

Here is what I know…..  A NEW TESTING COMPANY HAS BEEN CONTRACTED!!!!!  The company’s name is Professional Credential Services, their web address is www.pcshq.com…..  They are headquartered out of Nashville, TN…. At the 10/27/2014 Board Meeting I asked the Board again to provide me with any information about our new Read More…