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Paul Mitchell Schools Honored in Modern Salon's 2014 “Excellence in Education” Program

LINCOLNSHIRE, IL—MODERN SALON Media has named the 2014 class of “Excellence in Education” honorees in its fifth annual program recognizing leadership and best practices among cosmetology schools. Once again, the Paul Mitchell Schools network and several individual Paul Mitchell Schools were chosen to represent excellence in all eight categories! 

Facilities: Paul Mitchell Schools (entire network)
Placement: Paul Mitchell The School San Antonio

Beauty Changes Lives: Paul Mitchell The School Dallas, Paul Mitchell The School Esani, Paul Mitchell The School San Antonio
Community Involvement: Pulse Beauty Academy, a Paul Mitchell Partner School
Facilities: Paul Mitchell The School Jersey Shore
Marketing: Paul Mitchell The School San Antonio
Next Level, Advanced Education and Alumni Programs: Paul Mitchell The School Esani
Placement: Paul Mitchell The School Esani
School Culture: Paul Mitchell Schools (entire network), Paul Mitchell The School Arlington, Paul Mitchell The School Dallas, Paul Mitchell The School Chicago
Technology: Paul Mitchell Schools (entire network), Paul Mitchell The School San Antonio, Paul Mitchell The School Normal

MODERN SALON Publisher Steve Reiss announced the honorees during the AACS (American Association of Cosmetology Schools) 2014 convention in Phoenix, Arizona, on November 16.

Honorees were determined based on key criteria in each category, and grouped according to school size or number of locations. Two top honorees were chosen in each category—one individual school location, and a multi-location school organization. Small schools, large schools, chain schools, and single units of chain schools are all represented.

“We received applications from a record-breaking number of cosmetology schools this year and look forward to celebrating all the 2014 Excellence in Education honorees and sharing their stories.  It is truly a great time to pursue a beauty education and career, and the programs at Paul Mitchell Schools exemplify that fact,” MODERN SALON Editorial Director Michele Musgrove says.

Sharing stories of innovation, inspiration, and collaboration from a diverse group of leading schools is an important part of MODERN SALON’s “Excellence in Education” mission, Musgrove explains. “We want to help spread the word about the exceptional work cosmetology schools are doing to help launch beautiful careers. We hope the professional salon industry and their communities will join us in celebrating them.” 

For more information about MODERN SALON Media, please visit modernsalon.com.  For more information about Paul Mitchell Schools and admissions opportunities, please visit www.paulmitchell.edu.


Modern Salon Names Excellence in Education 2014 Honorees 

MtODERN SALON Media is a division of  Lincolnshire, Illinois-headquartered Vance Publishing Corporation. MODERN SALON Media is the leading publisher of multi-media resources to serve and connect beauty professionals through every stage of their careers.  

Written By: Gail Fink, Paul Mitchell Schools

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