MEET OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Erin

Director of Education

Erin's authenticity exudes from her smile. Her unwavering passion for the education of her students is evident in everything she does. She offers invaluable support to each student as both an educator and a mentor, ensuring individual success.

Shayla

Educator

Shayla's high level of energy and excitement  can only be matched by her knowledge of the Cosmetology industry. Her own passion for learning new skills and keeping up with current trends in continuously passed on to her students. Her individual support to her students is fueled by her enthusiastic attitude and thirst for knowledge.

Jessica

Director

Jessica is delighted to be a part of the journey for those choosing a career in the beauty industry.  She has a deep passion for ensuring that the students educational needs are met. It is highly important to her that students are not only adequately prepared for the future but thrive as they move into their careers!  She loves to hear about our students’ many successes! 

Deborah

Educator

Deborah's relaxed attitude ensures that we all have fun while working to achieve success.  While her dream is to help her daughter open her own salon one day, she treasures her work with our staff and students. 

Shelley

Educator

Shelley brings to the team several decades of Cosmetology experience.  She brings to the team skills specializing in hair color,  hair restoration, extensions, make up artistry, leadership and team building.  She loves to help guide students as they develop their own unique talents and skills.  She knows that the cosmetology field can help others feel beautiful and confident!

Educator

Ashley

Ashley hit the ground running since she began her time in the industry as a cosmetologist.  She is a 3x certified lash tech and has vast leadership, and technical experience.  She is passionate about supporting students dreams and aspirations and loves seeing them flourish.  She says that the cosmetology industry  “has always just felt right” and came easy to her.  She has since discovered an immense number of opportunities through this field and looks forward to breaking barriers through the beauty industry!  She believes that there’s no limit to the possibilities!

Kelly

Financial Aid Administrator

Kelly is a spectacular addition to our team. Her wit and charm make for a lovely mix with our industry. As a licensed cosmetologist, she can speak well to how enjoyable this career path can be. She enjoys pampering her granddaughters and her little fur babies at home.  

Pamela

Admissions Coordinator

Pamela brings a touch of joy to everyone she meets. She has many tools in her belt and she would love to help you navigate your way throughout this industry. On top of taking care of her 3 children, she also does volunteer work with FROG Diner and the Food Pantry. Her loving nature is inspiring to everyone here at Sami Halaseh Institute.

The Sami Halaseh Institute is licensed by the Kansas State Board of Cosmetology and accredited through National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences since 2019.