Specialties Students will develop fundamental and advanced skills throughout their training at Empire. Our Educational programs include technical training as well as learning the business side of the industry. Students will also participate in community events which support their hands-on training and at the same time raise awareness about domestic abuse. The students will also get the chance to participate in local and national competitions, as well as their own beauty shows to highlight their skills and talents. While at Empire the students get the chance to experience one-on-one mentor workshops with beauty professionals, gain exposure to the beauty industry and have the opportunity to interview with salon leaders. History Established in 1935 Empire Education Group is the largest cosmetology and beauty educational organization in North America_with more than 100 schools in 21 states. And Empire has been operated under the same family for nearly three generations at the company’s corporate headquarters, located in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. Over 75 years ago, Empire began with the same mission that still guides its employees and teachers today. Empire is dedicated to helping students reach their dreams by living up to Empire’s core purpose: to create opportunities for people to improve their lives. Meet the :
Frank S. Frank Schoeneman is Empire Education Group’s Chairman and CEO. He is the third generation family member to run the Empire organization. In 2007 he was awarded the American Association of Cosmetology Schools highest award; the N.F. Cimaglia Award in honor of his dedication to the profession of cosmetology education.