III Professional Development

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Psychology of success B. Motivation and self-management C. Time management D. Physical presentation

  • (1) The student implements the employability characteristics of a successful worker in the workplace.
    • (A) identify employment opportunities, including entrepreneurship, and preparation requirements in the field of cosmetology services
    • (B) investigate technical knowledge and skills required to be successful in careers in the personal care services area
    • (C) interpret patterns of current information and resources on personal care services to attract new clientele and satisfy and retain present clientele
  • (2) The student applies academic skills to the field of cosmetology.
    • (E) compare economic and accounting principles and practices when providing personal care services to promote business success and growth
    • (F) critique leadership skills within a community setting to maintain positive relationships that enhance personal care business opportunities


  • Milady’s Standard: Cosmetology, Cengage Learning, Inc./Delmar Learning, 2004 – Chapters 4, 5, 31
  • SkillsUSA: Professional Development Program; Career Connections

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