TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1175 THE BARBER, COSMETOLOGY, ESTHETICS, HAIR BRAIDING, AND NAIL TECHNOLOGY ACT OF 1985
SECTION 1175.1141 CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS NAIL TECHNOLOGY CLINIC TEACHER
Section 1175.1141 Curriculum Requirements – Nail Technology Clinic Teacher
a) An approved school that intends to provide nail technology clinic teacher training must utilize a teacher program that includes a minimum of 250 clock hours or a 9 credit hour equivalency (1 credit hour equals 30 clock hours) of instruction as follows:
1) 20 hours of Educational Psychology that shall include, but not be limited to, topics in educational objectives, student characteristics and development, the learning process and an evaluation of learning that relates to teaching. These hours shall be waived on behalf of cosmetology teacher students who have completed a course in Educational Psychology at an accredited college or university.
2) 20 hours of Teaching Methods (Theory) that shall include, but not be limited to, topics in individual differences in learning, lesson planning and design, lesson delivery, assessment of learning performance, classroom clinic management, student motivation and clinic climate. These hours shall be waived on behalf of cosmetology teacher students who have completed a course in Teaching Methods-Secondary Level at an accredited college or university.
3) 10 hours of Business Methods that include inventory, recordkeeping, interviewing, supplies, the Act, this Part and the Workers' Compensation Act.
4) 200 hours of Student Teaching under the on-site supervision of an Illinois licensed teacher. The student teacher shall supervise clinic students and present practical demonstrations to students in the clinic portion of the basic cosmetology curriculum.
b) Completion of an instructor's institute of 20 hours, as provided in Section 3C-3 of the Act, may be done in lieu of the 250 hour clinic teacher curriculum if an individual has obtained a minimum of 2 years of practical experience working at least 30 full time hours per week as a licensed nail technician prior to submitting an application for examination. This institute shall, at a minimum, consist of 10 hours of Educational Psychology and 10 hours of Teaching Methods (Theory).
(Source: Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 21098, effective November 7, 2014)