Summer 08 Newsletter by penniesneverknow


									           North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners

        HEADLINES                                                                                        Summer 2008

    Board Members              Civil Penalty Warnings Gone Sept 1
•   Ray Mitchell                    Automatic $100 CP Assessed for Most Infractions
    Wilson                   With the Board moving to      and practicing cosmetol-
                             eliminate civil penalty       ogy, manicuring, or es-
• Tammy Larkins              (CP) warnings last April,     thetics with an expired
  Cary                       licensees can expect auto-    license, the following in-
                             matic citations from $50      fractions will also lose
• Rita Harris
                             to $300 beginning Sep-        their warning criteria:
  Raleigh                    tember 1, 2008. For ex-
                             ample, individuals work-      Teaching with an expired
• Earl Johnson                                             license.
                             ing on an expired license
  Clayton                    will receive an immediate                                   Failure to display a cur-
                                                           Failure to display a cur-
• Debbie Chaffin             $100 penalty while the        rent cosmetic art shop/       rent inspection grade
                             salon allowing persons to                                   card.
  Mocksville                                               school license.
                             perform with an expired
• Elizabeth Grant            license will receive a $300   Failure to display a cur-     Don’t be subject to a CP
                             penalty. The Board noted      rent individual license.      by failing to follow laws
  Wake Forest                                                                            and regulations. If you
                             an increase in expired
                             cosmetologist licenses        Allowing an employee to       are uncertain about a
                             over the last renewal.        practice cosmetic art         particular law or rule, be
Executive Director           Additionally, many salons     without displaying a cur-     sure to contact the Board
                             have allowed the shop         rent license.                 office for any clarification.
•   Doug Van Essen           license to lapse for                                        It is required that 80% of
                                                           Displaying a copied li-
    Cary                     months. The use of a                                        CP revenue be forwarded
                             warning system for CPs                                      to the state general fund.
                             has not worked in the         Permitting an individual      Only 20% is retained by
    Inside this issue:       past. In addition to oper-    to practice cosmetic art      the Board for operational
                             ating a salon or school       with an expired license.      expenses of CP enforce-
                             with an expired license                                     ment.
Sanitation Report        2

Exam Provider News       3
                                     Annual Individual Renewals Now Due
CE Exemptions            3
                             Apprentices, estheticians,    sulting in a fast turnover.   quire 16 hours (even if
                             manicurists, and teachers     Total renewal charges are     the basic license is ex-
New Rule Approvals       3   are now in the process of     $20 ($10 license fee + $10    empted). Apprentices do
                             completing their annual       processing fee). If you       not require CE to renew.
NCEA Certification       3   renewal. We continue to       still require continuing      New licensees receiving
                             stress online renewals as     education (CE) credit, the    their license during the
                             the quickest and most         online system will not        last licensing cycle are
Website Promotion        4   efficient method of re-       renew your license. Es-       exempted from CE, but
                             newal. Last summer over       theticians and manicur-       will need to renew via
Contact Information      4   half of all eligible licen-   ists require 8 hours of       mail sending their money
                             sees renewed online, re-      CE, while teachers re-        order payment.
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Schools/Shops Sanitation Update                                                   Board Staff
The number of schools/shops receiv-   Concord:
                                                                                   Doug Van Essen
ing a B grade during April—June       Famous Hair #61130
                                                                                   Executive Director
2008 was 143. Although 37 fewer       Nail Art (2 insp.)
shops received a B from the previ-
                                                                                   (919) 733-4117 ext. 236
                                      Smart Style #2705
ous quarter, 9 salons failed to im-
prove their low grade after 2 and                                                  Bernetta Smith
                                      Denver:                                      Chief, Office Operations
even 3 repeated inspections. On
                                      Just For You Spa & Nails                     (919) 715-3179
September 1, shops or schools may
receive a C Grade for sanitation,     Majestic Nails
covering the 70-79% grading range.                                                 Connie Wilder
                                      Durham:                                      Chief, Salon Operations
Schools                               Mitchell’s Hairstyling                       (919) 715-3170
                                      Modern Nails
Central Carolina Community                                                         Stefanie Kuzdrall
College, Sanford                      Elizabethtown:                               Enforcement Officer
                                                                                   (919) 715-0018
                                      Adonai Capilo Salon-Estetica
Fayetteville Beauty College           Karen’s Creations
Fayetteville                                                                       Carolyn Chilton
                                                                                   Accounting Officer
                                      Fayetteville:                                (919) 733-4117, ext. 223
Durham Beauty Academy                 #1 Nails
Durham                                Glamour Nails                                Amanda Liles
                                      Hair Plus #2727                              Exams Liaison
McDowell Technical College            Jabot Hair Styling                           (919) 715-3171
Marion                                Jazzy’s Creations
                                      Packer Prof. Beauty Shop                     Vernet Brumley
Regina’s College of Beauty            Platform Dzynz                               (919) 715-3170
Charlotte                                                                          Marie Mack
                                      Gastonia:                                    (919) 715-3174
Dudley Cosmetology University         A New Season Hairstyling Co.                 Audra Mayhand
Kernersville                                                                       (919) 715-3178
                                      Day Nails and Skin Care
                                                                                   Traci McCloskey
Elizabeth Knight Academy of                                                        (919) 715-3307
                                      Hair Kare & Creations by Tami                License Processors
Cosmetic Arts, Sanford
                                      Lee Nails
                                      Lovely Nails                                 Jennifer Sharpe
                                      Majestic Nails (2 insp.)                     Reciprocity Admin.
                                      Modern Nails                                 (919) 733-7478
                                      Regal Nails
Le Nail Salon
                                      U.S. Nail                                    Tanya Wortman
Lee Nails Spa                                                                      Dianne McLamb
                                      Young Fashions
Salon 329                                                                          Cheryl Grant
                                      Goldsboro:                                   School Liaisons
Charlotte:                                                                         (919) 733-7748
                                      C.T. Nails
All-in-One Beauty Salon
                                      Color Nail
Dilworth Nails                                                                     Regina Benjamin
                                      Modern Nails & Spa
Exclusively Yours Hair Designs                                                     Brenda Branchini-Lage
                                      Naomis Total Image
Expert Nail & Tanning (2 insp.)                                                    Examiners
                                      Pretty Woman Salon
Guaranteed Nails                             & Boutique
Kim’s Nails                                                                        Deana Thomas
                                      Scorpio 2 Salon                              Receptionist
Lauren Devone Salon & Spa             The Hair And Nail Center                     (919) 733-4117, ext. 221
Nail Trix
Nail’s Up                                        continued on attached sheet...
Sanitation Update Continued…
Greensboro:                                                 Morehead City:
Hair Doctor’s Styling Salon                                 Nail Tech
Nail Style                                                  VIP Nails
Rainbow Nails II
                                                            New Bern:
Greenville:                                                 5 Star Nails
Mike’s Hair Studio                                          Angel Nails
Nail Care                                                   Fantastic Sam’s
N’ovative Styl’n Salon and Beauty Supply Inc.               J C Penney Styling Salon 1919-0
Paradise Hair Design                                        Lee Nails
                                                            Miracles At Work Hair Salon
Havelock:                                                   Regal Nails (2 insp)
Chicago Nails                                               Salon Bella
DV Hair & Nails                                             Shear Madness
Lee Nails                                                   Smart Styles #2755
Pro Nails                                                   Ta Ta’s Hair Design
Visions-a-head                                              Tangles and Knots

Hendersonville:                                             Newport:
Smart Style #2787                                           Crystal Nails
Victoria Nail & Spa                                         Polished Touch

Hickory:                                                    Raleigh:
Blue Sea Nail                                               Nail World
Fantastic Sam’s                                             Nails 1st Inc.
Great Clips #3067                                           Nails Studio (3 insp)
King Nails                                                  Salon SeSwa – New Bern
The Cutting Edge                                            Studio 10
                                                            The Cutting Edge
High Point:                                                 Top Nails
Diamond Nails                                               Total Hair Fashion
Perfect Nails Salon (2 insp)
Jacksonville:                                               Hair Plus # 2749
Hair Plus Hair Designs                                      Nails 1st
Just Teasin’ Hair and Nails Studio                          Raffles Salons Inc. #127
Misty’s Hair Styling                                        Upscale Nails & Tan
Regal Nails
Sky Nails (2 insp)                                          Sneads Ferry:
Straight Stylin                                             Day 7 Salon & Spa
Top Nails                                                   Gussy Up

Kinston:                                                    Wilmington:
Le’s Nails & Spa                                            Bonjour Nails
N.C. Nails (2 insp)                                         LCN Nail and Spa
Nice Nails
U.S. Nails                                                  Wilson:
                                                            #1 Nails
Monroe:                                                     After Effects
Nail Style
Regal Nails
Smart Style #2753

TK Nails, Aberdeen                   An Nails, Archdale                     J K Nails, Asheboro
Perfect Nails & Tan, Banner Elk      Nail City, Belmont                     Lisa’s Nails, Carolina Beach
Lee Nails, Carrboro                  N.C. Nails (3 insp), Cherryville       Les Travuax, Dallas
Natural Nails, Franklin              N & T Nails, Graham                    Regal Nails, Henderson
Mark of Eden, Jefferson              House of Style, Lincolnton             Manestreet Salon, Marion
Modern Nails & Spa, Mooresville      Smart Cuts, Pisgah Forest              J & J Nailspa, Southport
Images of Statesville, Statesville   Lovely Nails, Swansboro                US Nails Tarboro
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                  Board Moves to Upgrade Exam Review
                                 Board Develops Exam Cheating Policy

Following concerns of how the           section was selected. For example,        candidate will be required to re-
Board provides the review of a          now a theory lecture exam review          schedule and pay for another exam.
failed exam, PSI/LaserGrade, our        for failing instructor candidates will    Once the candidate becomes li-
exam provider, and the agency were      show the percentage of that section       censed, they may be subject to disci-
tasked to develop new ways to im-       correctly answered. This will give        plinary actions. The Board had op-
prove our exam review. Current          candidates an improved under-             tions that could extend to individual
ways only depicted a “strong” or        standing of success or failure rate.      prosecution but opted to allow the
“weak” remark for each exam sec-                                                  candidate to prove themselves and
tion. PSI/LaserGrade did not want       Following an incident at a written        their ability to successfully pass the
to provide specific exam item fail-     exam center, the Board voted on a         exam. Exam centers are under
ures so as not to compromise the        plan to deal with candidates caught       video surveillance so cheating while
integrity of the exam. However, we      cheating at an exam. Effective im-        taking the exam will be observed.
still wanted to illustrate the extent   mediately, anyone caught cheating         Passing the exam opens up a new
of total strengths or weaknesses, so    at an exam will be dismissed imme-        profession for candidates. Cheating
the use of a percentage rate for each   diately with a failing grade. The         is just not worth it.

                                Board Approves New Rules
During the July Board meeting, the          academic status.                      effect early next year. If there are
following rules were approved con-       •  The presumptive civil penalty         any rules that you feel need to be
cerning esthetician student uniforms        for practicing cosmetic art or        added, changed, or deleted, please
and teaching in schools:                    teaching cosmetic art without         contact the Stefanie Kuzdrall, at
• All students in training as an            a license is: 1st offense—$200, .
     esthetician shall wear a clean         2nd offense—$400, and 3rd             We’ll review any suggestions at the
     washable uniform, nametag, pin         offense—$1000.                        next Board Curriculum Committee
     or something similar identifying    We expect these rules to go into         meeting in September.

        Board Says Farewell to Two Departing Members
The July meeting was the final          attention to Tammy’s many accom-          the Board during Tammy and Earl’s
meeting for two Board members           plishments in providing exams to          service include the initiation of the
completing 6 years of dedicated ser-    prisoners at the NC Correctional          new exam center and the beginning
vice. Tammy Larkins of Cary and         Institute for Women. Earl’s exper-        of online license renewals.
Earl Johnson of Clayton began their     tise was critical in the purchase of
service to the board in 2002. Dur-      equipment used to streamline the          We appreciate all the help received
ing the July Board meeting, Ray         cosmetologist renewal. Other sig-         during the past 6 years and extend
Mitchell, Board Chairman, called        nificant improvements occurring at        best wishes to Tammy and Earl.

                  Traci McCloskey Nails Down Licensing Issues
Traci McCloskey is finishing her        worked for a local transportation        agency. She keeps active in her off
first year at the Board, learning all   firm. She is also a graduate in Com-     time playing tennis, scrapbooking, or
about the cosmetic arts and how to      munications from Meredith College        going boating. Traci especially enjoys
license our practitioners. Lots to      in Raleigh. Traci handles all indi-      relaxing at the beach. She was also
learn here, but Traci has it down       vidual licensing questions, issues       very busy this year preparing to get
pat. Traci already had experience       and prints licenses, and assists in      married. We congratulate Traci on a
with customer service having            all human resource efforts for the       successful year and wish her the best.
NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF COSMETIC ART EXAMINERS                                                    Prsrt. Std.
1201 FRONT STREET, SUITE 110                                                                         U.S. POSTAGE
RALEIGH, NC 27609                                                                                       PAID
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Meetings are held at the Board
         1201 Front St., Ste. 110
                                    Lisa Rector, President of the NC Cosmetology, Aesthetics, & Nails Association
         Raleigh, NC 27609          (NCCAN), congratulates Doug Van Essen, Board Executive Director, on his
                                    selection as an honorary member of the NCCAN Executive Board. NCCAN is
                                    a non-profit organization dedicated to the education of cosmetic art profes-
                                    sionals through continuing education training seminars and classes.

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