About

About The TEMPLE

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 1,600 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

Owner
Sharon Riser
Jennifer Gerlock

Jennifer Gerlock

Admissions & Marketing Leader
Jennifer Gerlock
Elizabeth Rapalus

Elizabeth Rapalus

Theory Leader/ Final Phase Leader/Cutting Specialist
Elizabeth Rapalus
Shannon Kline

Shannon Kline

Learning Leader
Shannon Kline
Morgan McAllister

Morgan McAllister

Admissions Team Member / Placement Leader
Morgan McAllister
Teresa Twigg

Teresa Twigg

Learning Leader / Nail Specialist
Teresa Twigg
Megan Herdering

Megan Herdering

Service Desk Leader / Take Home Leader / Brand Leader
Megan Herdering
Ingrid Nielsen

Ingrid Nielsen

Financial Aid Leader
Ingrid Nielsen
Rita Hubbard

Rita Hubbard

Operations Support
Rita Hubbard
Kaytlin Friia

Kaytlin Friia

Learning Leader / Color Specialist
Kaytlin Friia
Katy Gant

Katy Gant

CFO
Katy Gant
Trish Kaiser

Trish Kaiser

Director/Executive Education Leader
Trish Kaiser
Ashley Martinez

Ashley Martinez

Future Professional Advisor/Learning Leader
Ashley Martinez
Danielle West

Danielle West

Learning Leader
Danielle West
Jacqie Pare

Jacqie Pare

Phase Two Learning Leader
Jacqie Pare
Alexandra King

Alexandra King

Operations Support / Accounting Team
Alexandra King
Jessica Daniel

Jessica Daniel

Financial Aid Leader
Jessica Daniel
Sera Kaufman

Sera Kaufman

Service Desk Coordinator
Sera Kaufman
Marti Blattenberger

Marti Blattenberger

Learning Leader / Makeup Specialist
Marti Blattenberger