D209 Sticks With Barber And Cosmetology Program Despite High Cost, Small Enrollment

Monday, August 19, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: A District 209 student works on hair at Erskine Reeves Barber Academy in Hillside in 2016. | File

During a regular meeting on Aug. 6, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education unanimously agreed to stick with a cosmetology and barbering program that board members admitted has so far seems to have gotten little bang for the buck.

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Barber Academy Brings Proviso Students A Cut Above The Competition; Models Wanted In Maywood, Broadview Areas

Damauri Harrell attends to a patron at Erskine Reeves’s Barber Academy. Below, Reeves himself supervises the work of one of his students. | William Camargo/Wednesday Journal Wednesday, February 17, 2016 || Originally Published: Forest Park Review || 2/16/16 Erskine Reeves is the director of a program affiliated with Proviso East High School in which students who successfully complete the 1,500-hour program get a barber’s license along with … Continue reading Barber Academy Brings Proviso Students A Cut Above The Competition; Models Wanted In Maywood, Broadview Areas