Alexis Hicks-Moore is a 2014 graduate of Capital Region BOCES who is returning to share her professional skills with the next generation of students. A licensed cosmetologist, Hicks specializes in makeup, hair extensions and men’s hair and has multiple certifications related to the industry. She said CTE is an excellent opportunity for students because of the “hands-on the classroom structure and the autonomy the students have in their education.”
Jean Hoffer has decades of industry experience, including owning a salon and working as a product educator. She is a state cosmetology and nail specialty licensing examiner, and holds permanent state certification.
Tammy Lawrence is a licensed cosmetologist with decades of industry experience. She has professional certification to teach Cosmetology in New York and has been teaching for over a decade. She also has the role of supervisor at the local NY cosmetology and nail specialty state board practical exams.
Nancy Schmidt has decades of industry experience, including owning a salon for nearly 20 years. She is a licensed cosmetologist, as well as New York state cosmetology state board examiner and nail specialty examiner.