About Instructor - Brittany Keefer
Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Brittany Keefer
Brittany is the newest addition to the Cosmetology Department at OHM BOCES. She discovered her passion for students and teaching while working in a Cosmetology classroom as an assistant for 6 years. She pursued her Vocational Technical Preparation at SUNY Oswego State University and holds an Associate’s Degree in Entrepreneurship from Johnson & Wales University.
Brittany became a licensed Cosmetologist in 2004. Her career in technical education began in 2006 and in 2008 Brittany became a New York State Cosmetology Practical Licensing Examiner. In 2012 she received her initial certification from New York State to teach Cosmetology and on the same day was hired by OHM BOCES.
Throughout the two year Cosmetology Program students engage in both theory and hands-on learning. They participate in authentic learning while working in the classroom salon as well as an internship experience and other industry related events. Students completing the two year program with 1,000 instructional hours have the opportunity to take the NYS licensing exam to become a Licensed Cosmetologist in New York State.