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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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Beauty Anatomy Institute Celebrates Graduates

Beauty Anatomy Institute held their Graduation Ceremony for fifty students and their family and friends on Saturday, June 23rd at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Deerfield Beach Resort & Spa.  This was the Institute’s largest graduating class since opening in 2010.  Beauty Anatomy Institute offers programs in Cosmetology, Nail Specialty, Barber Styling, Facial Specialty, Massage Therapy and Hybrid (online and in hands on training) Full Specialty Program.

“We are so proud of our students and their accomplishments.  We look forward to seeing all of the amazing accomplishments they will make in the beauty industry,” said Beauty Anatomy Institute Founder Octavia McDougle.

The evening consisted of a program with speakers including BAI Alumni and Katy Meagher from Neighbors 4 Neighbors.  NBC 6 Reporter Darryl Forges served as the evenings emcee.  Following the ceremony was a reception to celebrate the Graduates and their families.

Beauty Anatomy Institute Alumni Francesca Maria Fernandez spoke to the students.  She currently works as a lead hair and makeup artist and does freelance work as a hair assistant on commercial shoots in Miami and New York and has had her work on local billboards.   “Beauty Anatomy was great in keeping me focused while I was still a student. They pushed me and worked with my schedule so I could accomplish my goal of being a licensed cosmetologist. Even after graduating, they allowed me to come back to perfect my skills and help me be the best artist I could be. When I was sent home from a Photo-shoot, and was made to feel worthless because I didn’t know a certain skill, I was crushed. I thought it could potentially be the end of my career. But BAI was there for me and helped me acquire a new skill! That day was a HUGE day for my career. What could have been soul crushing actually was the day I realized, I could do this!” said Francesca Maria Fernandez.

Beauty Anatomy Institute is located at the Pompano Citi Centre in Pompano Beach.  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.

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Beauty Anatomy Institute’s Thankful Thursday Program Provides Free Services For Local Non-Profits

Beauty Anatomy Institute hosts local non profits to complimentary services including hair, nails and skin care every Thursday as part of the school’s Thankful Thursday program.  Some of the local non-profits that have participated include Broward Partnership for the Homeless, Covenant House, SOS Next S.T.E.P.S and The FLITE CENTER.

“Thankful Thursday for our organization provides our consumers with a sense of confidence they are able to enter any room head held high because they are well groomed. We cannot thank Beauty Anatomy Institute enough for allow us to be a part of such an amazing opportunity,” said LaShonda Cross, NEXT S.T.E.P.S. Director.

Beauty Anatomy Institute offers programs in Cosmetology, Nail Specialty, Barber Styling, Facial Specialty and Hybrid (online and in-class, hands-on training) Full Specialty Program.  Students with the supervision of the instructors provide the Thankful Thursday program services.

“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,” said Beauty Anatomy Institute Founder Octavia McDougle.  The goal is to increase product knowledge, introduce students to industry trends and provide opportunities to network and learn how to build their brand through these experiences.

Founded by Octavia McDougle and her husband, retired NFL Player Stockar McDougle, Beauty Anatomy Institute of Cosmetology and Wellness (BAI) is located at the Pompano Citi Centre. BAI stands out from the competition by combining a high-tech learning environment with small classes and experienced trainers to create innovative educational programs.

BAI offers training in Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Instructor Training and Massage Therapy. They offer hands-on, cutting edge training and students are able to perform services for the public using products such as OPI, CHI, MAC and PCA Skin.

BAI is Licensed by the Florida Department of Education/Commission for Independent Education, accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, approved by the U.S. Department of Education for Title IV Programs, making qualified students eligible for Federal Financial Aid and approved by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to accept non-immigrant students.

BAI is also an approved training provider for Career Source Broward, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Veteran’s Affairs, the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts program.  Upon graduation, the school assists with career placement in salons and spas.

For more information, or to nominate your organization to participate in Thankful Thursday, please visit bai.edu.

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Meet Ms. Kirstie Boyle, Campus Director

We are very pleased to announce that we have a new Campus Director, Ms. Kirstie Boyle, who began her duties on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.

Ms. Boyle brings more than 10 years of industry experience in higher education to the role along with more than 25 years in sales, marketing and leadership. As Campus Director, her responsibilities include providing leadership for the college, ensuring academic quality, managing operational effectiveness and promoting campus development. Prior to joining Beauty Anatomy Institute of Cosmetology and Wellness, Ms. Boyle most recently served as Campus Director for Mixed Institute of Cosmetology and Director of Operations for Hollywood Beauty College in California. She has also worked as a consultant to various organizations to develop improved operations, develop culture and create more efficient processes.

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Hurricane Irma Update

Dear BAI Family,

Based upon preliminary inspection, we are pleased to report that Beauty Anatomy Institute of Cosmetology and Wellness fared well during Hurricane Irma.

Many of our faculty and students remain out of state, and we realize that most will have difficulty returning immediately. In addition, power to the School and neighboring areas has not been fully restored. Due to these circumstances, we will remain closed through Friday, September 15, and plan to resume classes on Monday, September 18.

It is our hope that this extra time will allow our students, faculty, and staff to use utmost caution in returning to the area and cleaning up after the storm at home.

*This notice is posted according to the school weather policy.

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