Felicia Smith believes successes starts with knowledge. As a cosmetology Instructor, her focus is to prepare her students to enter and excel in the field of cosmetology. She prepares them daily by passing on her knowledge and expertise to them.
Felicia holds a Designated Subjects Vocational Education Teaching Credential, a Cosmetology License, and a Cosmetology Instructors License from the State of California. She also has received a Business Degree in Finance and Management from The University of Southern California, which has allowed her to successfully own and operate a beauty salon for 15 years.
By maintaining regular clients, attending hair shows and taking additional classes, Felicia is able to stay abreast of the latest trends. Felicia uses her salon experiences as teaching tools, and is also able to provide business and salon management advice to her students. By owning a beauty salon, Felicia is also able to provide job opportunities for students after they have graduated and received their Cosmetology License.
Felicia has excellent managerial and organizational skills, which allows her to be a resourceful educator as she teaches all subjects relating to cosmetology as well as esthetics.
When Felicia is not teaching or learning new techniques, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, cooking and swimming.
If you ask Felicia what she enjoys most about teaching, she will tell you it’s the satisfaction she feels when a student expresses their appreciation in her helping them to be successful in the Cosmetology/Esthetics field.