Counseling advice is provided on as needed basis for personal and career needs. Students and staff are made aware of professional counseling services by the school director or an instructor. Counseling is also provided when student or staff monthly progress reports are compiled. In addition to academic counseling, students are counseled on study habits, personal grooming, financial matters, social behaviors and other related personal matters. Should the student fail to achieve the minimum passing grades or fail to meet other fundamental standards of the school, they shall be counseled at the point in time. If the student is under the legal age of a minority, the counseling session shall be held with the student’s parent or guardian in attendance.
ACADEMIC ADVISING/CAREER GUIDANCE:
Buckner Barber School provides academics advising services for new and returning students at the campus. Academic advising is available as an aid to students for motivation and as a means of maintaining their productive and professional outlook. Each student is encouraged to meet with an advisor for an evaluation of academic progress. The school also helps facilitate new student during their orientations to help or assist them in planning and completing the barber program that they intend to pursue. New students are required to meet with an advisor prior to or during their registration, and then periodically, depending on the development and length of the student’s education plans throughout the length of their academic programs. Returning Students can also ask questions regarding school schedules and their work schedules in case they wish to come back to the school to pursue their instructor’s
OPEN DOOR POLICY:
Buckner Barber School has adopted an open door policy for all the students, staff and employees of the institution. This means that, literally, that every manager’s door is open to every student, staff or employee. The purpose of our open door policy is to encourage open communication, feedback, and discussion about any matter of importance to any student, staff or employee. Our open door policy means that students, staffs and employees are free to talk with any manager at any time (within reason) about any issue ranging from job performances, scheduling changes or any personal issues requiring the school manager/owners attention.
Buckner Barber School cannot guarantee employment after graduation, but the institution will make every effort to establish contact between our graduates and prospective employers. The institution receives numerous calls from potential employers wishing to hire our graduates. These requests are kept on file or posted on the employment bulletin board and are available to the students upon request. The institution also believe that the graduates from Buckner Barber School are capable, well trained, and are ready to compete and succeed. Whether they desire to work as employees or they may aspire to open their own barber shop.