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Joins Us for Hair Through Decades!

The Salon Professional Academy of San Jose (TSPA), the only beauty school in San Jose endorsed by Redken for excellence, will host a hair fashion show on Sunday July 8th, 2012 at the Westgate Mall in celebration of their one year anniversary.  Doors open at 6:30pm.

The theme of the show is ‘Hair Through The Decades’.  To showcase the ever changing hair trends from the 60’s, 70’s and beyond, the San Jose beauty school students will create hairstyles reminiscent of past trends. Models will walk the catwalk based on what decade they represent.

Magdalena Wozniakowski, Admissions Director, is quoted, “We are thrilled to be celebrating our one year anniversary at the Westgate Mall and we can’t wait to see what the students create for their hair fashion decade.”

San Jose Beauty School Celebrates Anniversary

In the year since they have opened, TSPA has quickly become one of the most recognized San Jose cosmetology schools.  With a solid reputation for teaching students all aspects of the beauty industry including business building skills and job interviewing techniques, TSPA sets itself apart from other institutions with their strong Redken foundation and small classroom setting.  Students receive hands-on education from world-renowned Redken 5th Ave artists.

TSPA is the only beauty school that is endorsed by Redken for excellence in education.

Enjoy a night of fashion and experience ‘Hair Through The Decades’ as shown by budding artists.  For more information, please call the San Jose cosmetology school at 1-877-493-TSPA (8772) or go online to

Our Own Erin Duquette Wins Redken Scholarship!

The Salon Professional Academy of San Jose (TSPA), the only beauty school Endorsed by Redken for excellence in education, is pleased to announce that one of their students, Erin Duquette, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Redken.

Erin’s scholarship will be applied towards her beauty school tuition, fees and books needed to complete her training at the San Jose beauty school.  Only students with a GPA and attendance record of 90% or better are considered for a scholarship.  Redken exclusively gives these scholarships to TSPA students.

Magdalena Wosniakowski, Director of Admissions at The Salon Professional Academy of San Jose is quoted, “This scholarship is a testament of Erin’s pride and dedication to the beauty industry.  It’s really quite amazing that she is being recognized as a rising talent by a leading international hair care brand even before she graduates! We are very proud and excited for her.”

The Salon Professional Academy of San Jose provides hands-on-training with real-world experience. The students at this San Jose beauty school learn advanced Redken-infused styling, cutting and color techniques, basic skin and nail care including anatomy and physiology, business strategies, and communication skills. By learning the many facets of cosmetology, students are ready to pursue careers ranging from hair styling, skincare, and business management to guest services.

After completing the program, graduates are ready to take the State Board Exam to obtain a cosmetology license. This San Jose cosmetology school also gives out $22,500 in scholarships and provides job placement assistance with salons and spas.

The Salon Professional Academy also offers a refresher course for students who fail the state board exam and/or have all 1200 hours completed from a school and 3 years or more have passed by.

For more information about their cosmetology programs, please visit the website of The Salon Professional Academy of San Jose at:

Scholarship Opportunities for Beauty School Students

The Salon Professional Academy, the only San Jose beauty school endorsed by Redken for excellence in education, is excited to announce they will be awarding eight scholarships each in the amount of $2500.00 in 2012 to current and prospective cosmetology students.

The opportunity to study the field of cosmetology in San Jose couldn’t be better. The beauty industry, including hairdressing, is expected to see tremendous growth over the next decade. According to, The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 15.7 percent employment growth for hairdressers between now and 2020. In that period of time, it is estimated that 98,400 cosmetologist positions will need to be filled.

In order to obtain a position as a cosmetologist, or hairdresser, interested applicants must first attend a San Jose cosmetology school like The Salon Professional Academy at Westgate Mall where they will receive knowledge of the business and extensive training and preparation with hands-on experience.

Students who are already enrolled at The Salon Professional Academy at Westgate Mall will have the opportunity to apply for one of the eight scholarships.

Cosmetology Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications may require submission of an essay, presentation, or video based on topic chosen. Topics include creating a cosmetology related charity and webpage, a marketing video explaining how the applicant will change the industry, a slideshow presentation depicting the applicant’s passion for cosmetology, a salon comparison, an interview with a salon or spa owner, a story of an inspirational cosmetologist, or research of a hair related charity.

Scholarship winners will be able to apply the award to their tuition ledger once they complete their 1200 hours. If tuition was paid in full, winners will receive a check from The Salon Professional Academy after graduation. If no eligible applications are submitted, the scholarship will be void.

For more information on the rules and requirements or how to apply for a scholarship with The Salon Professional Academy at Westgate Mall, call the Admissions office directly at 1.877.493.8772 ext 104.

San Jose Cosmetology School Sets Itself Apart From the Rest

Thinking about pursuing an education in cosmetology or esthetics? That is the first step to discovering a career filled with endless possibilities. The Salon Professional Academy’s goal is to maximize your artistic potential. Our well rounded San Jose cosmetology school will significantly improve your earning potential and prepare you for a long-term future in the industry.

Unlike other San Jose beauty schools, The Salon Professional Academy of San Jose also teaches you business building skills such as scheduling, running a front desk and communicating effectively with clients. This improves your earning potential and helps establish you as a future industry leader. What sets us apart from other San Jose beauty schools are the hands on education that our educators receive from world renowned REDKEN 5th AVE artists. The Salon Professional Academy of San Jose is the only San Jose cosmetology school that is endorsed by Redken for excellence in education.

What further sets The Salon Professional Academy of San Jose apart from the beauty schools is our commitment to your success.

  • Our beauty school offers training programs that offer the latest techniques, trends and styles in hair, skin, nails and massage, with our cosmetology program supported by Redken
  • State-of-the-art facilities that provide a positive, real-world learning environment
  • Business skills that make you a highly-trained and well-educated graduate, ready for top salons
  • A smaller class size that will encourage you to interact and enable a lot more one-on-one time with your instructors
  • Creative and motivating educators who will empower you to develop the skills within you that you will need for a long-term future in the cosmetic industry

After graduation you don’t necessarily need to be “behind a chair”. The Salon Professional Academy graduates have held many exciting positions within the industry.  Some of the positions are photo and movie stylist, platform artist, salon manager and owner, cosmetology educator, and even a beauty magazine editor. Do not wait to get started on your exciting career at The Salon Professional Academy.

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About The Salon Professional Academy San Jose: The Salon Professional Academy San Jose is an innovative training center and the only beauty school “Endorsed by Redken for Excellence in Education.” Students receive a superior education delivered by trained educators who empower them to explore their creativity while learning the latest techniques. The Salon Professional Academy San Jose enables success by also teaching critical business building skills which prepare students to become future industry leaders and improve their earning potential. Our beauty school is privately owned and operated, and features quality salon and spa services performed by supervised students.

Contact Us!

The Salon Professional Academy San Jose

1600 Saratoga Ave, Suite 103

San Jose, CA 95129

D:  1-877-493-TSPA (8772)