(1) Instructor licenses shall be renewed
biennially by June 30th of odd years. In order to renew an instructor license,
the master cosmetologist, hair designer, esthetician or nail technician license
of the instructor must be in good standing and renewed on time. Instructors, at
the cosmetologist level, must renew their Master Cosmetology License biennially
by March 31st of even years. Instructors at the Hair Designer level must renew
their hair designer license biennially by September 30th of even years.
Instructors, at the skin care and nail care level, must renew their esthetician
or nail technician license biennially by August 31st of odd years. If an
instructor fails to renew his/her master cosmetologist, esthetician or nail
technician within six (6) months after expiration, then his/her license to
instruct shall be automatically suspended. A person failing to renew his/her
teacher's license within two (2) years, after expiration, shall be required to
file a reinstatement application for Board review and pay a fee set by the
Board (see Fee Schedule) before an instructor's license may be
Education: All instructors of cosmetology, hair design, esthetics and nail
technology, seeking renewal of licenses, must submit, with renewal of
application to the Board, proof of completion of fifteen (15) hours of
continuing education in the cosmetology profession approved by the Board since
the last renewal of the instructor's license.
The following has been approved by the
Board for continuing education:
1. At least
half of the fifteen (15) total hours shall be in teaching techniques, lesson
planning, or other advanced teacher training. Each course or program requires
prior Board approval. Any school, group, or association may present its course
of training program to the Board for approval. A course or program developed
and offered through a college, university department, or division of continuing
education of the Department of Education, the Georgia Department of Technical
and Adult Education, or the Board of Regents is exempt from the prior approval
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 130-2-.04
Original Rule entitled
"Instructor Requirements" adopted. F. Aug. 11,
1983; eff. Aug. 31, 1983.
New Rule of same title adopted. F. Feb. 25,
1986; eff. Mar. 17, 1986.
New Rule of same title adopted. F. Feb. 26,
2002; eff. Mar. 18, 2002.
Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F.
Nov. 2, 2007; eff.
Nov. 22, 2007.