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Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics

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February 2015 Update

*New Education Secretary
*New Senate Education Committee Chair
*Federal Higher Education Proposals
*Act 153 Implementation
*Board Elections

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PAPSA Workshop

"Practical Strategies to Teaching Adult Learners with High Functioning Autism and ADHD"
Presenters: Kim Seymour and Linda Franchock, Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)
March 6, 2015 - PaTTAN, King of Prussia
March 20, 2015 - PaTTAN, Pittsburgh

"4th Annual Career Services Program"
March 13, 2015
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Berks Technical Institute, Wyomissing

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PAPSA Regional Meetings

March 5 - ITT Technical Institute, Harrisburg
March 9 - Pittsburgh Technical Institute, Pittsburgh
March 10 - Erie Institute of Technology, Erie
March 24 - South Hills School of Business & Technology, State College
March 25 - ITT Technical Institute, Dunmore
April 17 - Orleans Technical Institute, Philadelphia
(All Regional Meetings will start at 9:00 AM with Breakfast served, except for the March 9 and March 24 Regional Meetings which will start at 12:00 PM with Lunch provided.)

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PAPSA Conference

PAPSA 2015 Conference
July 22-23, 2015
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Cranberry, PA
(formerly Four Points Sheraton)

2015 PAPSA Awards

Awards Criteria Nomination Form Distinguished School Grad Award Form


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Find A Career School That's Right For You!

New Castle Beauty School

314 E. Washington St.
New Castle, PA, 16101
Phone(s): 724-654-6611, 800-654-6227,
Fax(s): 724-654-8011
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Director: Melissa Vlassich
Date for Applications: Always open
Application Fee: No
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: Yes $100
Interview/Visit Required: Yes
Tests Required: No
High School Diploma/GED: No 9th Grade


# of Students: 35 full-time
# of Faculty: 2 full-time , 1 part-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Transfer Credit: Yes
Accreditation/Approvals: NACCAS, OVR, UMWA, , VA, TRA, Careerlink, TAA Housing: 100% Commute
Courses Offered: Weekdays and Saturdays


Aid Available to Qualified Students: Pell grants, FFEL, PLUS loans
% Full-time Financial Assistance: 85%
Job Placement % Most Recent Year: 83%


Unlimited career opportunities, excellent faculty to student ratio, hands-on training, lifetime placement. Located 45 minutes from Pittsburgh.


Title Length Type of Degree Tuition
Cosmetology Operator
1250 hrs
$ 13,700
Cosmetology Teacher
625 hrs
$ 4,500
Nail Technician
200 hrs
$ 2,300

SCHOOL OWNER: Linda L. McCarren Contact school for most recent tuition and program information. All information current as of December 2011.

For gainful employment disclosure information, click on the link to the school's website.
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