About

About

Beautiful Careers Start in Frederick

One of the most prestigious and fashionable private career schools, The TEMPLE: A Paul Mitchell Partner School is a highly respected leader in the cosmetology industry. It’s a name you’ll be proud to display on your resume. A Paul Mitchell Partner School, we opened our doors in 2005 and, since then, have helped more than 800 students become successful working professionals.

The Coolest School

The TEMPLE: A Paul Mitchell Partner School is truly an inspirational place, where your creativity will shine. Housed in a 15,000-square-foot, 100-year-old Masonic Temple in the heart of thriving downtown Frederick, our beauty school is an urban icon and active venue for the arts and community events. The exposed brick walls of our salon and classrooms are the backdrop for original murals and hand-blown fixtures from local artists.

Teaching Excellence

The TEMPLE: A Paul Mitchell Partner School is home to dedicated instructors and learning leaders who are passionate about your success. They are licensed cosmetologists and experienced professionals, many of whom are well-known presenters who teach the latest techniques at continuing education seminars across the country. And our high teacher-to-student ratio ensures superior individual attention. In addition, our state-of-the-art facility allows us to attract exciting guest artists and premier names in the industry.

Changing Lives

Our culture is about bringing out the best in people and situations, changing lives and making a difference in the world. Our dress code, attendance requirement and exceptional educational standards all contribute to ultimate success in our industry. We teach not only the technical proficiency needed in the beauty industry, but also the business and personal skills we believe are vital to creating happy, productive professionals.

Comprehensive Guest Services

Beauty clients enjoy a full range of hair, makeup, nail and other spa services in our chic salon with 44 fully equipped stations and a complete line of retail products. All services are performed by students under the direct supervision of an instructor and all of our products are fully guaranteed.

Teachers & Staff

Charles Riser

Charles Riser

Dean/Operations Leader
Charles Riser
Sharon Riser

Sharon Riser

Director/Owner
Sharon Riser
Jennifer Gerlock

Jennifer Gerlock

Admissions & Marketing Leader
Jennifer Gerlock
Elizabeth Helena Rapalus

Elizabeth Helena Rapalus

Theory Leader/ Final Phase Leader
Elizabeth Helena Rapalus
Shannon Kline

Shannon Kline

Service Desk Coordinator
Shannon Kline
Morgan McAllister

Morgan McAllister

Admissions Member
Morgan McAllister
Teresa Twigg

Teresa Twigg

Clinic Floor Learning Leader & Nail Specialist
Teresa Twigg
Mandy Ward

Mandy Ward

Phase Two Night School Learning Leader
Mandy Ward
Noel Romero

Noel Romero

Service Desk Team
Noel Romero
Megan Herdering

Megan Herdering

Front Desk Coordinator
Megan Herdering
Jessica Higgins

Jessica Higgins

Sales Leader / Co-Director
Jessica Higgins
Cindee Long

Cindee Long

Phase 2 Learning Leader
Cindee Long
Ingrid Nielsen

Ingrid Nielsen

Financial Aid & Enrollment Teams
Ingrid Nielsen
Rita Hubbard

Rita Hubbard

Part of the Financial Aid team
Rita Hubbard
Kaytlin Friia

Kaytlin Friia

Learning Leader and Color/Cutting Specialist
Kaytlin Friia
Katy Gant

Katy Gant

Bookkeeper
Katy Gant
Trish Kaiser

Trish Kaiser

Co-Director/Executive Education Leader
Trish Kaiser
Ashley Martinez

Ashley Martinez

Future Professional Advisor/Protege Specialist
Ashley Martinez
Danielle West

Danielle West

Clinic Floor Learning Leader
Danielle West
Ashlee Banzhoff

Ashlee Banzhoff

Clinic Floor Learning Leader/ Night School Theory leader
Ashlee Banzhoff
Jacqie Pare

Jacqie Pare

Learning Leader
Jacqie Pare