INTRODUCTION/ ACADEMY HISTORY/
OWNERSHIP/ GOVERNING BODY
Torrus Brooks is the visionary and founder of the formally known Memphis Institute of Barbering, Inc., which opened in February 2000. In August 2004, he re-named the school to The Barber School where the newly renovated location houses state of the art equipment and modern furnishings.
The Barber School is accredited with the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences NACCAS), 4401 Ford Avenue, Suite 1300, Alexandria, VA 22302, 703/600-7600; Licensed by the State of Tennessee Board of Barbers, 500 James Robertson Parkway, 1st Floor Nashville, Tennessee 37243-1147, 615/741-2294; Licensed locally by the City of Memphis and the County of Shelby, for Occupational Licenses.
Mr. Torrus Brooks, Chief Executive Administrator, a Graduate of Christian Brothers University, 9 years administrative experience in the Barber School industry. Licensed Instructor, Licensed Master Barber for 15 years.
Mr. Michael Clear, Financial Aid Director
Ms. Natalie Cunningham, Counselor/ Default Retention Manager
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Mrs. Tamika Turner, Director/Admissions, 20 yrs.
Mr. Fred Ross, Enrollment Specialist, Licensed Instructor,Licensed Tennessee Master Barber for 16 yrs.
Mr. Johnnie Nathaniel,Licensed Instructor, Licensed Tennessee Barber and Instructing Background..
Mr. Jonnaire Holmes, Licensed Instructor, Licensed Tennessee Barber and Instructing Background.
Mrs. Faye Lewis, Receptionist
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Mr. Jeffery Brown, Licensed Instructor, Licensed Tennessee Barber and instructing background
Mr. Lamar Hobson, Licensed Instructor, Licensed Tennessee Barber and instructing background
Mr. Bryant Craig, Director/Admissions
Mrs. Linda Tolliver, Licensed Instructor, Licensed Tennessee Barber and Instructing Background
*THIS LOCATION DOES NOT ACCEPT TITLE IV FUNDING
ACADEMY OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT 2015
Pursuant to N.A.C.C.A.S. Standard I, an institution must assess the achievements of its programs and students on the basis of pass rates on examinations for licensure (70% min.), placement rates for those who took the licensing exam (60%min.) and program completion rates (50% min.). This institution is proud to announce that it exceeds the required benchmarks set by NACCAS with the following rates: The average percentage of program completers scheduled to complete in the calendar year 2013 and who completed by the 2014 Annual Reporting period was 50%. The average percentage of those who took the exam in 2013 for licensure, and passed, was 96%, and the percentage of those who were placed in jobs related to the field was 64%. (2014 calendar year rates are not available until Nov. 30, 2015).