All staff members attend clinics, contests, demonstrations, seminars, and/or additional training to provide continuing education.



Shawna Martin

Shawna Martin

Curriculum Coordinator - Manicuring, Cosmetology, Esthetics and Master Esthetics Instructor

Ms. Martin has worked in the beauty industry for 18 years across various local salons/spas, and main...

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Mary Jo McNutt

Mary Jo McNutt

Cosmetology, Esthetics and Master Esthetics Instructor

Mary Jo graduated from Glen Dow Academy in 1984 as a fully licensed Cosmetologist. She returned in 2...

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Mandi Doucoure

Mandi Doucoure

Cosmetology Instructor

Mandi attended Glen Dow Academy in 2004 to start off her career in Cosmetology. After graduating she...

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Danielle Blatter

Danielle Blatter

Danielle has been in the industry for 7 years.  A Spokane resident since 2009, she is a Glen Dow Ac...

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Kathy Fontana

Kathy Fontana

Cosmetology, Manicuring, and Esthetics Instructor

Kathy received her education as a Cosmetologist and Instructor from Glen Dow Academy. She attended G...

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Kerri Ivie

Kerri Ivie

Esthetics and Master Esthetics Instructor

Kerri has 25 years of experience in the field of Cosmetology and Esthetics. She received her educati...

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Sydney Hemmert

Sydney Hemmert

Ms. Sydney is a graduate of Glen Dow Academy, having completed both our Master Esthetics course and ...

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Stephanie Slack

Stephanie Slack

Esthetics and Master Esthetics Instructor

Stephanie graduated from GDA in 2009 and then returned to GDA to take the instructors course and beg...

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Cathy Dicks

Cathy Dicks

Staff Accountant

Cathy has held the position of Staff Account at Glen Dow Academy since 1999. She received her Bachel...

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Dylan Fischer

Dylan Fischer

Financial Aid Director

We are happy to welcome Dylan Fischer as our Financial Aid Director!...

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Misty Perlman

Misty Perlman

Admissions Specialist - Licensed Instructor and Cosmetologist

Misty has been in the cosmetology industry since 1989. She attended beauty sc...

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Brian Craig

Brian Craig

Records Administrator

Brian began his employment at Glen Dow Academy as the Administrative Assistant March of 2017. In Sep...

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Sandy Hobbs

Sandy Hobbs

Operations Specialist

We are excited to welcome Sandy Hobbs as our Operations Specialist!...

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Kathy Cooper

Kathy Cooper

Front Desk Manager - Licensed Cosmetologist

Kathy graduated from Glen Dow Academy’s cosmetology course in 2002. She was an employee from 2004 ...

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Paige Clapper

Paige Clapper

Administrative Assistant

Paige is a graduate of Glen Dow Academy's manicuring program, and has now returned as our Administra...

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Shawn Blakesley

Shawn Blakesley

Building Maintenance

Shawn spent 15 years as a Maintenance Supervisor at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic School, before jo...

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