Victoria’s Academy of Cosmetology

About

ABOUT

We are very proud of our training facility. We maintain an up to date, state of the art school with the latest equipment and products. Our facilities currently have over 16,000 sq. ft. of space used to enhance the learning experience of our students. We are located in the Historical Downtown Kennewick Parkade, with plenty of available parking.

Victoria’s Academy offers the choice of six different career paths in the field of Cosmetology Arts and Science as well as a comprehensive state of the art Massage Program . This website represents the efforts of professional Cosmetology and Massage Instructors and Program Developers that have worked together to insure that our schools curricula meet the State of Washington’s industry and school standards. Victoria’s Academy recently became a CLiC INTERNATIONAL (Certified Learning In Cosmetology) school as well as an NCEA certified training facility.

Thank You,
Victoria and David Kile – Owners

MISSION

Victoria’s Academy’s mission is to train students in the field of cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, massage, and as instructors for the workforce of today.

Victoria’s Academy of Cosmetology was founded in 2001 to provide students and the community with an excellent level of service to meet the strong needs of our profession. Our reputation in the Tri-Cities and within the industry is unquestionable.

We strive to maintain an environment where creativity and growth are emphasized. To achieve our goals there is a commitment from staff members and students to teach and learn in the most professional manner.

The Academy has a commitment to train students for a career in Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthetics, Massage or as an Instructor. This includes living up to the expectations of potential employers regarding professionalism, appearance, safety and sanitation. Victoria’s expects the same standards in the school as would be expected of the majority of the industry.

In July, 2009 we moved into a new building with over 16,000 sq ft of space for our students to learn in. We have three large classrooms, each with capabilities for teaching using the internet and power point, presented on 72 in TV’s. Our Esthetics and Massage area has it’s own classroom, 15 beds enclosed in their own cubicle with the latest Esthetic equipment available. Our Esthetics program meets NCEA and NACCAS standards. We have a student lounge/lunch and locker area with a kitchen. The dispensary is large and open overlooking the clinic floor. There are 62 new Cosmetology stations in the main lab with a separate beginning lab that will comfortably house 25 students. There are 8 shampoo bowls, a student demonstration area with bleachers and a separate Barber shop with seven stations.

Victoria’s Academy of Cosmetology will continue to remain a leader in the field of Cosmetology Arts and Science by promoting a strong desire to achieve the best results possible. Our students and staff are encouraged to have a healthy curiosity for anticipating the rapid and progressive growth of our industry.

OWNERS

Victoria Kile was the 1999 Washington state Technology and Industry Educators “Technical Instructor of the Year” and Past President of the Washington Association of Career and Technical Educators. She has previously served on the Washington State Governor’s Cosmetology Advisory Board. Victoria is a Nationally certified judge and multiple award winner. Victoria is also a member of Washington State Education Committee, Lifetime Hair America, Cosmetology Educators of America and the National Cosmetology Association. Victoria has owned the school for 15 years and has over 35 years of instructional experience.