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MTI Offers COVID-19 Student Emergency Financial Aid Grant (CARES Act)

McDougle Technical Institute is aware that many students are struggling financially as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are proud to announce the establishment of a COVID-19 Student Emergency Financial Aid Grant (CARES Act) designed to help students who find themselves financially impacted. This grant, funded by the CARES Act, will be awarded to help students having a temporary financial crisis resulting from COVID-19 so that they may remain enrolled at McDougle Technical Institute, continue their education and work toward graduation.

McDougle Technical Institute will distribute $250.00 emergency financial aid grants to all eligible students who were actively enrolled on May 1, 2020.  Students who are still attending classes or enrolled after May 1, 2020 may apply for the emergency need-based grant. The maximum amount of the emergency need-based grant shall not exceed $1,500.00, to be disbursed in $250.00 monthly payments while the student is actively enrolled and eligible.

In order for a student to be considered for a need-based grant, students must 

1. Must apply for an emergency need-based grant.  

2. Be an actively enrolled eligible student

3. Demonstrate that they have incurred expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus. 

4. Have an unmet financial need. 

5. Maintain satisfactory academic progress (80%) and satisfactory attendance progress (90%).

Students interested in applying should visit www.mti.edu/caresact to complete the application. The grant can be used to help students with food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and childcare.

There is no minimum dollar amount. The committee will consider the information to be provided on the student’s grant application as well as information already on record with the Institute such as the student’s dependency status, family size, expected family contribution, unmet financial need, program length, satisfactory academic progress, attendance, and expected completion date.

Students receiving grant money will have the funds mailed to their current address or they can pick them up at the campus. 

We look forward to receiving your applications and being able to help our students continue to persevere during these challenging times to achieve their educational goals.


Funds are limited and will be dispersed on a first-come, first-served basis

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We are still here for you…

McDougle Technical Institute is happy to announce that we will be offering Admissions, Financial Aid and Enrollment Appointments virtually!!!!

 Your health and safety is our number one priority and so is your future!  Our Admissions team is here to support you digitally and guide you through the process every step of the way.  

Please call 954-972-0635 to set up a virtual appointment and speak to our team.  You can also text 954-871-9765

Please continue to monitor our McDougle Technical Institute website at mti.edu/COVID19 for official updates. 
Important Resources include:

Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who have been affected by this virus.

Thank you and be safe.
McDougle Technical Institute

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COVID-19 Update 03/14/2020

McDougle Technical Institute wants its students to stay healthy and take preventative action against the coronavirus.  Given the most recent information related to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and its impact on the tri-county area, McDougle Technical Institute will close the student salon and student dormitory until March 30, 2020. 

We want to take every precaution to ensure that we do our part to keep everyone healthy, so during this time, all classes will be online.  MTI will continue to remain operational and continue to provide student services so long as it is safe and based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control, the Florida Department of Health and local health agencies.

Further details will be forthcoming regarding times when on campus classes will resume. 

The health and well-being of our students, staff and community is our top priority, and we will continue to make proactive decisions that have everyone’s best interest in mind. No matter how long this lasts, we plan to continue to disinfect and clean the campus and high touch spaces and provide you with the quality education you have come to expect from MTI.

Please continue to monitor our McDougle Technical Institute website at mti.edu/COVID19 for official updates. 
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Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who have been affected by this virus.

Thank you and be safe.
McDougle Technical Institute

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COVID-19 Update 03/13/20202

Good morning MTI Family,

At McDougle Technical Institute the health and safety of you, our students, employees and our communities are always our top priority.

While the cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) are currently minimal in our area, we want to assure you that we are closely monitoring the situation and implementing precautions consistent with guidance from the CDC and WHO, and it’s possible impact on our school community.

As of this time, classes are set to continue as scheduled however the school salon will be closed to the public until further notice.

As we review the guidance shared by government health officials around the world and while the situation remains dynamic, as of today, the CDC has placed five (5) countries on Level 2 or Level 3 travel alerts:

The CDC has recommended travel restrictions for the following locations:

  • China, Iran, Italy, Japan, and South Korea. 
    This list will be updated here as locations are added or removed as areas of concern. We are using the following CDC website to obtain the most current updates: Visit: CDC.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/

  • CDC guidelines for travelers returning to the United States from these countries currently states, “travelers should stay home for 14 days after returning to the United States and practice social distancing.” Please know that self-quarantine would apply to students and employees in our community and include staying home from school and work.

  • We are eager to help any students in quarantine circumstances with distance learning.

If you or your family have recently traveled to any of the countries on the restricted list and:

  • Have a fever, cough and/or difficulty breathing:
    Call your doctor immediately and do not come to school (MTI should be notified of your absence). You will be asked to provide medical clearance from your doctor before you may return to school.

  • Have NO symptoms:
    Please notify MTI to discuss the best plan to ensure that you are cleared to return to class.

If you or a family member made the decision to travel to one of the aforementioned countries or via cruise ship, we ask that you self-report to MTI to plan for a safe return to school.

We will continue to monitor this situation, and post updates on the steps we are taking to protect you and how you can protect yourself on myMTI.mti.edu and via email when necessary. 

PLEASE take simple preventive measures, as recommended by health officials.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. McDougle at info@mti.edu.

Regards,

Mrs. Octavia McDougle

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Free Services for Vets & Active Military

McDougle Technical Institute is offering free services during the entire month of November to all veterans and active duty military. Services include shampoo, haircut, barber services, facials, manicures and pedicures. This special is available Tuesday through Friday and by appointment only. Appointments for services can be made by calling (954) 972-0635.

“We enjoy being able to provide complimentary services to veterans and active duty military in our community,” said McDougle Technical Institute Founder Octavia McDougle.

MTI is located at 1955 N Federal Highway #250 in Pompano Beach. McDougle Technical Institute (formerly Beauty Anatomy Institute) is a private school specializing in training for careers in the Cosmetology arts and sciences including barbering, facials, Instructor Training, Massage Therapy and Nail Technology.

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BAI is Getting a Makeover

Beauty Anatomy Institute has officially changed its name to McDougle Technical Institute.

The founder, Octavia McDougle, is rebranding BAI to McDougle Technical Institute to align with her agenda to expand academic program offerings and support more people looking to change their lives through education and careers.

More details about program offerings and additional benefits of McDougle Technical Institute will follow.

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BAI Students Participate in Fort Lauderdale Fashion Week

Twelve Beauty Anatomy Institute students had the opportunity to provide hair services for the models in the Fort Lauderdale Fashion week on Friday, March 15thand Saturday, March 16th. Designers they provided hair services for included Lis Castella, Cenia NYC, Chichi/Le Premier Miami, Ann Tylor, Claudio Milano, Yas Gonzalex, Monokoque, Luis Aponte and several others in the fashion industry.

“I’m so excited to be involved in a totally different aspect of the Cosmetology industry that I never had the opportunity to experience before. It’s very interesting that a hairstyle can bring out the best in an artistic display of fashion,” said Beauty Anatomy Institute Cosmetology Student Crystal Spain.

“It is a priority for the Instructors at Beauty Anatomy Institute to provide our Students with unique opportunities for hands on learning,” said Beauty Anatomy Institute Founder Octavia McDougle.

Beauty Anatomy Institute is located at 1901 N Federal Highway on the second floor of the Pompano Citi Centre in Pompano Beach. Beauty Anatomy Institute offers programs in Cosmetology, Nail Specialty, Barber Styling, Facial Specialty and Hybrid (online and in hands on training) Full Specialty Program. Beauty Anatomy Institute prides itself on ensuring all of the students are properly trained and receive valuable exposure to the beauty industry. The school supplements student’s classroom experience with local and national competitions and seminars with Industry leaders/ stylists and charity outreach including our Thankful Thursday program. The goal is to have increase product knowledge, introduce students to industry trends and provide opportunities to network and learn how to build their brand through these experiences. For more information, please visit BAI.EDU.

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BAI Student Selected to Compete in National Student Competition

(Pompano Beach) Beauty Anatomy Institute Cosmetology student Jana Mihokova was selected to compete against students from around the country in the CHI Hair is your Canvas Battle. Mihokova will travel to Houston Texas to compete against 12 other Cosmetology students from May 6-8th. Four final winners will be selected to be the student artists for the 2019 Artistry Unleashed Conference in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic on August 23rdand 24th. They will have the opportunity to work with models, photographers and other industry specialists.

Beauty Anatomy students had the opportunity to apply. Each student uploaded photos of the style they created and posted on Facebook. CHI notified Mihokova that she was selected to travel to Houston. Mihokova is looking forward to the experience “I am excited and honored to have been selected as one of twelve finalists for the 2019 CHI-Hair Is Your Canvas Battle,” said Cosmetology Student Jana Mihokova. “It is a pleasure to learn and have so many opportunities at Beauty Anatomy Institute. Beauty Anatomy Institute taught me how to be successful, the staff is thoughtful and knowledgeable and the learning environment is fun. They help us understand the theory and techniques to get us ready for a salon environment, I am learning so much. Miss Laura Romero, Miss Marcia Palmer and the rest of the Beauty Anatomy Institute team have helped me improve my confidence, technique and professional networking opportunities,” added Mihokova.

Beauty Anatomy Institute is located at 1901 N Federal Highway on the second floor of the Pompano Citi Centre in Pompano Beach. Beauty Anatomy Institute offers programs in Cosmetology, Nail Specialty, Barber Styling, Facial Specialty and Hybrid (online and in hands on training) Full Specialty Program. Beauty Anatomy Institute prides itself on ensuring all of the students are properly trained and receive valuable exposure to the beauty industry. The school supplements student’s classroom experience with local and national competitions and seminars with Industry leaders/ stylists and charity outreach including our Thankful Thursday program. The goal is to have increase product knowledge, introduce students to industry trends and provide opportunities to network and learn how to build their brand through these experiences. For more information, please visit BAI.EDU.

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Federal workers affected by shutdown receive makeovers in South Florida

Beauty Anatomy Institute provides free salon services

Posted on: local10.com

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – South Florida federal workers left without pay due to the government shutdown can now receive free salon services.

Beauty Anatomy Institute (BAI), a teaching beauty school in Pompano Beach, is offering free haircuts, shampoos, blowouts, manicures and basic facials to any federal employee and family members affected by the shutdown.

All that is required is a valid government ID, which must be presented prior to receiving services.

Appointments can be made by calling 954-972-0635.

“We want to help families in our community and provide the complimentary services to help them look their best,” said Octavia McDougle, founder of BAI.

Beauty Anatomy Institute is located at 1901 N. Federal Highway on the second floor of the Pompano Citi Centre.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, visit bai.edu.

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