do you… - Choose Your Future
Career and Technical Education
enjoy working with
different types of people?
enjoy hair styling and hair care?
find joy in doing something
different every day?
consider yourself a wizard
with hair clippers?
Then human services
is a good fit for you!
Careers to consider
The Human Services programs and academies prepare students for
careers in the professional hair and beauty industry by providing realworld experiences in state-of-the art cosmetology and barbering labs.
Students participate in citywide events and activities that provide
exposure to exciting professional and training opportunities in the field.
With a College Degree:
Cosmetology students have opportunities to participate in local and
national conferences, serving as models, assistants, and hosts for hair care
products, companies and salons.
Gain Valuable Experience
Students have the ability to showcase the knowledge and the skills
gained throughout the program to industry partners, community
members, family and peers in citywide capstone events such as
“A Night at the Hair Oscars”.
Earn Your Accreditation
CPS Cosmetology Programs are accredited with the Illinois Department
of Financial and Professional Regulation. Students can sit to become
Licensed Cosmetologists upon program completion.
Questions? Visit Career and Technical Education
at www.chooseyourfuture.org or call 773-553-2108
Salon Manager: $37,580–$85,240
Small Business Owner: $34,000 and up
With a Professional
Skin Care Specialist: $19,930–$42,730
Nail Technician: $19,150–$29,100
With a High School Diploma:
Makeup Artist: $21,800–$38,930
Figures indicate range of annual wages for entry level through
experienced employees, based on IDES data.
Employment for personal appearance workers,
including barbers, cosmetologists, manicurists,
pedicurists and skin care specialists, will grow by
20 percent from 2008-2018, which is much faster
than the average for all occupations.
learn more at www.chooseyourfuture.org • 773-553-2108
Human Services PROGRAMS:
Students gain the skills necessary for entry-level positions in
cosmetology through training that includes classroom study,
demonstrations, and practical application. Programs mirror a
salon and spa environment giving students hands-on training
utilizing equipment and skills currently found in the industry.
Beginning in the fall of 2012, Barbering will launch as a
three-year high school program. The program will provide
interested students with the skills (i.e. hair cutting, facial razor,
aseptic techniques) and real-world experience necessary for
Activities and Events:
• Night at the Hair Oscars Event
Schools with Barbering:
Schools with Cosmetology:
Sample of Industry Partners
AHBAI – American Health & Beauty Aids Institute
Dudley School of Beauty
Luster Products, Inc.
Salon Sense Magazine
Truman College Technical Center
Technology Center of Dupage
Epiphany’s Advanced Training Salon
Laura’s hair Salon
Prepare for college and careers now with CTE.
Dr. Regine Rucker, Human Services Program Coordinator
email [email protected]