Tuesday, March 7, 2017

March 6-10


This week we will continue with Hairstyling and Haircoloring units.  Students will:

  • List the four key questions to ask when formulating  a haircolor
  • understand why a patch test is useful in haircoloring
  • define what a preliminary strand test is and why it is used
  • list and describe the procedure for a virgin single-process color service
  • understand  the two processes involved in double-process haircoloring
  • name and describe the three most commonly used methods for highlightening
  • know how to properly cover gray hair
  • know the rules of color correction
  • know the safety precautions to follow during the haircolor process
  • Students will demonstrate application of all of the items listed above

Feb. 27-March 3


This week we will begin the Haircoloring unit.  Students will:

  • List the reason people color their hair
  • Explain how the hair's porosity affects haircolor
  • Understand the types of  melanin found in hair
  • Define and identify levels and their role in formulating haircolor
  • Identify primary, secondary, and tertiary colors
  • Know what role tone and intensity play in haircolor
  • List and describe the  categories of haircolor
  • Explain the role of hydrogen peroxide in a haircolor formula
  • Explain the  action of hair lighteners
  • Students will demonstrate the knowledge of  the items listed above 

Feb 20-24

Winter Break, enjoy your vacation.

Feb. 13-17


This week we will continue with the Hairstyling unit.  Students will:

  • Discuss the outcomes of their performance pre-assessments, determine strengths and weaknesses.
  • Demonstrate various blowdry styling techniques 
  • Demonstrate the proper use of thermal irons
  • Demonstrate various thermal iron manipulations and explain how they are used.
  • Describe the  three types of hair pressing 
  • Demonstrate the procedures involved in soft pressing and hard pressing 

Feb 6-10


This week we will begin the Hairstyling unit.  Students will:

  • Discuss the content of hairstyling to be applied.  We will go through learning objectives and key terms.
  • As pre-assessments, demonstrate fingerwaving, pin curls, roller setting and hair wrapping

Cosmetology Syllabus

Department:  CTAE                                                                                                  Fall Semester 2016

COURSE TITLE: Cosmetology II and III                                           INSTRUCTOR: Melanie Garland
EMAILmelanie.garland@cobbk12.org                                                   PHONE: 770-819-2521 Ext. 1701

PHS SCHOOL VISION: Empowering Students to Become Productive Members of a Global Community
PHS SCHOOL MISSION: Modeling and Developing Intellectual, Physical and Emotional Behaviors that Lead to Success for All
·        Increase the Graduation Rate
·        Increase rigor and student engagement (Project-based learning environment)
·        Increase community and parental involvement

Cosmetology II is designed to enhance the understanding of anatomy of the skin and hair relating to the Cosmetology Industry. Students will master shampooing, permanent waving, haircutting, basic skin care, and make-up application while maintaining safety and sanitation in the workplace set forth by OSHA standards. The prerequisite for this course is Introduction to Personal Care Services. 

Demonstrate employability skills required by business and industry.
Investigate basic histology of the hair and skin, related diseases and disorders, corrective treatments and provided services based on hair and scalp analysis and applying safety precautions for scalp and hair treatments.
Differentiate chemistry of shampoos and conditioners for a variety of hair types and perform shampoo and conditioning applications.
Create hairstyles to demonstrate the proper use the design principles, design elements, facials shapes, and hair types as needed for hair design.
Examine the fundamental theory and skills needed for wet hairstyling allowing students to perform various hairstyling techniques, including wet hairstyling, comb-outs, braiding and blow dry styling.
Demonstrate thermal hairstyling services, including the use of curling irons, hair pressing comb, hot rollers, etc. applying safety precautions for thermal tools.
Explain the purpose of a scalp and hair analysis in relation to the permanent wave service. Demonstrate (on a mannequin) sectioning, blocking, and wrapping a permanent wave.
Explore and demonstrate skills used in the cosmetology industry.
Maintain a safe work environment and accident prevention by using safety precautions and/or practices including adherence to hazardous labeling requirements and compliance with safety signs, symbols, and labels.

Explore how related student organizations are integral parts of career and technology education courses through leadership development, school and community service projects, entrepreneurship development, and competitive events.

TEXTBOOK/SUPPLEMENTAL RESOURCES: Our main textbook for the course is Milady Standard

LAB (Salon): 
Students will have extensive lab hours/credit.  All performance-based work is considered Lab.  Document lab work/create a portfolio for end of course summative assessment.  NO FOOD OR DRINKS IN LAB!

Required/Supplemental/Parallel Texts for the Course: N/A

  • Students are required to have their own manikins—manikin’s hair need to be long enough for several cuts and a variety of styles
  • Standard barber combs
  • Hair clips for sectioning the hair 
  • Students will need organizational materials/folder, and writing utensils. 

Be prepared.  Be organized. Be Prompt. Be courteous. Be accountable. Be responsible.  Be knowledgeable.  Be self-regulated learners.  Fulfill duties as assigned. Adhere to course standards.  Ask questions if not sure. 

Students are required to have their own manikins, haircutting shears, combs, butterfly hair clamps—manikin’s hair need to be long enough for several cuts and styles.  Students will need organizational materials/folder, and writing utensils. 

No horse-playing.  No profanity.  No disrespect.  No food.  No electronics.
Stay on task.  Be self-regulated learners!  Be professional/employable.  Adhere to course standards.  Ask questions if not sure.
Adhere to classroom rules to prevent injuries.  Proper attire (apron or cape), closed-toe shoes, and gloves should be worn when working on manikins and humans in salon/lab to prevent injuries, skin diseases, ruining clothes, etc.  Practice cleanliness at all times—leave your workstation clean.  Adhere to course standards.

Classwork/ Ready to Work/Employability     25%
Performance Assessments/Projects/Portfolio 30%
Summative Tests/Quizzes                                20%
Common Assessment                                      5%
Final Exam                                                      20% (written 10% and performance 10%)

A - 100-90%
B - 89-80%
C - 79-74%
D – 70-73%
F - 69-Below


It is strongly encouraged that you keep your Synergy login information in a safe place and that you have access to the information when needed.  Parents should contact the Main Office (770.819.2521).

Please note that when you are viewing grades in Synergy that a blank grade column for your child has no effect on their grade.  If the space is blank, then your student may not have turned in that assignment due to absence or the teacher may not have entered grades for that assignment at that time.  An “X” means that the student is exempt from an assignment at the discretion of the teacher.

Homework/Class Work Requirements: 
·        Classwork is student-centered and engaging.  Participation is expected in order to receive the best understanding of content application.  
·        Students are expected to adhere to assignments due dates

  • Some of the learning that takes place in this class will be student-driven and project based.  True learning takes place when students solve problems and discover things on their own.  I will not stand in front of the class and simply tell you what you need to know. 
  • Some projects will be individual, but many will require you to work in a small group.  Generally groups will initially be two people but if students prove that they are able to work well in larger groups, I will allow it. 
  • While I understand that some people prefer to work alone, working with others is an essential skill that is needed to be successful as an adult.  If you are one of these people, please speak with me in private and I will attempt to group you with other students in which you will be compatible.

Tests and Quizzes: 
  • The majority of the tests and quizzes I give are multiple choice and short answer.  However, all tests can include a combination of any of the following: multiple choice, true/false, matching, fill-in-the-blank, short answer, graphs, charts, and map questions.
  • Quizzes will be scheduled in advance, but the teacher reserves the right to give pop quizzes. If participation in class is low, students are not able to participate in class discussions with reasonable intelligence of the material, and/or did not complete the homework, a pop quiz may be given. Quizzes will cover the readings that the student is to have completed, class activities, and any notes given in class lecture (normally only a week’s worth of material).
Students with no more than one excused absence may qualify to exempt one of their final exams.  Students with a course average of 80 or higher may exempt one final exam of their choice.  Students with a course average of 79 or below may request that ten percentage points be added to the final exam grade.  Towards the end of the semester, students who qualify may submit an Exam Exemption Form to the classroom teacher of their choice.  Teachers must verify that the student qualifies for the exemption.

LATE WORK POLICY: Any late work will receive a highest possible grade of a 70 if turned in after the assignment is due.  The student will have until the unit test to turn in late work and will receive a highest possible grade of 70.  No work will be graded after the Unit Test.

ATTENDANCE AND MAKE-UP POLICY: If a student receives and excused absence he or she will be able to make up the work in class that was done for the day.  Each class has a rolling folder activity spot on the back wall.  It is the student’s responsibility to obtain their work from the wall and complete and return in a timely manner.  The student has up to the amount of excused absences plus one day to complete any missing work.  After that point the work will be considered late and will be graded as such.

To avoid being counted tardy, students must be seated and ready for class when the bell rings.  School policy states that students may receive detention, In-School Suspension, and Out-of-School Suspension for repeated tardies. 

Students can come in after school on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45-4:30.  Please make sure you sign-up if you are planning on coming to tutoring during any of these time.


As per the school’s policy, cell phones are not to be used during class time unless directed by the teacher for instructional purposes. Students will receive a discipline referral after one warning to put away any electronic device (unless the device is being used for instruction). Students are allowed to bring certain technologies to class (iPad, laptop, Kindle, etc.), but it should NOT interfere with the teaching or other’s learning.

GRADE RECOVERY: Students who score 69 or below on any unit assessment are allowed to retake the assessment.  The grade will not exceed a 70 for the unit assessment.  The retake must be completed with-in one week. Please view the teacher’s blog for notification when the assessment will be administered.

Cheating is considered a serious matter.  Any student who is involved in cheating/plagiarism will receive a grade of zero on the material, an unsatisfactory in conduct, and his/her parents will be notified.

For this course, cheating is defined as, but is not limited to, the following acts:

  • Copying anyone's answers to questions, exercises, study guides, class work or homework assignments
  • Taking any information verbatim from any source, including the Internet, without giving proper credit to the author, or rearranging the order of words and/or changing some words as written by the author and claiming the work as his or her own, i.e., plagiarism.
  • Looking onto another student's paper during a test or quiz.
  • Having available any study notes or other test aids during a test or quiz without the teacher's permission.
  • Collaborating on assignments when independent work is expected.



Student’s Name ____________________________ Signature _________________________________
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Parent’s Contact Info. (Home Phone) _________________________

(Cell Phone) ______________________________E-mail____________________________________

January 30-Feb 3


This week we will continue with Principles of Hair Design.  Students will be able to:

  1. Describe the possible sources  of hair design inspiration
  2. List the five elements of hair design
  3. List the five principles of hair design 
  4. Understand the influence of  hair type on hairstyle
  5. Identify different facial shapes and demonstrate how to design hairstyles to enhance or camouflage facial  features
  6. Explain design considerations for men