Glen Dow Academy Recently appointed a Nuts and Bolts Member School Nuts and Bolts Training Company the premier training program developer for beauty schools and salon/spa professionals introduce the ProGrow Teaching System training programs for students and licensed professionals and is now included as part of the curriculum with many courses at Glen Dow Academy.

This innovative training program allows course attendees to learn “success secrets” that when applied, can make the difference between earning a mediocre income and a Five Star income.

Congratulations to the staff and students who competed in the 2011 Spring IECA Competition! We are happy to say we brought home the majority of the individual awards as well as the Traveling Trophy for the 20th year. Great work everyone! Here’s the shirt our champions received:

When: Monday, May 16th from 1pm to 4pm

Where: Glen Dow Academy

Event open to all stylists and students!

Glen Dow Academy and Wellna ( are cordially inviting you to join us for an exiting professional event:
Modern Advanced Foot and Nail Care Technology Demonstration and Informational Session
Date: 05/16/2011
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Place: Glen Dow Academy

Author of Booked Solid: The Ultimate Guide to Getting & Keeping Clients

8am to 10am: Seminar Presentation on Booked Solid
3pm to 4pm: Technical Demonstration on Haircutting


DiGrigoli has been a successful salon owner and hairdresser for almost 30 years and currently operates a 12-chair salon in West Springfield, Mass. He also owns a nationally-accredited cosmetology school, where he conducts classes for his students in advanced hair cutting techniques, life skills and business principles.

Beginning September 26th, 2011 we will offer an evening esthetics course. The course will be held Monday through Friday between 4pm and 9:30pm. Cost of the course includes all equipment, textbooks, tuition, taxes and lab fee. This class is 660 hours to completion. With good attendance a student can expect to be done in 6.5 months.

We will start a new class every 11 weeks. Call us today to reserve your spot as space will be limited!

Students and instructors from Glen Dow Academy of Hair Design, Inc., recently competed in the annual IECA “Haute Hair” Fall Competition on October 10th, 2010 at Northern Quest Casino in Airway Heights, Washington. Students and staff claimed 11 out of a possible 24 awards (five 1st place awards), as well as the Individual Professional Traveling Trophy, which was awarded to Instructor Sadra Danekas.

Find a great deal? Whether it be on hair, skin or nails – we will honor any competitor coupons on services offered at Glen Dow Academy! Bring ’em in and we’ll save you money!

We are now enrolling for the following 2011 classes (more…)

Glen Dow Academy is proud and excited to announce that current student, Sarah Concie, will be attending the Miss Washington Pageant as the beauty consultant for Miss Spokane, Kylee Denevan.

This is Glen Dow Academy’s 7th consecutive year participating in the Miss Spokane Program.

The Miss Washington Pageant will be held in Renton, Washington on July 9th and 10th. We wish Kylee the best of luck as she competes to be this year’s Miss Washington!