Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 130-2-.04 - Instructor Requirements

(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 re-issued.
(2) Continuing 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.
(a) 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 requirement.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 130-2-.04
O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-10-2, 43-10-12.
Original Rule entitled "Instructor Requirements" adopted. F. Aug. 11, 1983; eff. Aug. 31, 1983. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Feb. 25, 1986; eff. Mar. 17, 1986. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted.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.

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