Phone:  (954) 433-4442

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KAIZEN BEAUTY ACADEMY recognized as Top Honoree by Modern Salon for School Culture

by Bella Gonzalez




Justin Nepola Vice President                                                       Michele Musgrove, Editorial Director

Kaizen Beauty Academy                                                                 MODERN SALON Media

8405 Pines Blvd                                                                                 400 Knightsbridge Parkway

Pembroke Pines, Fl 33024                                                            Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069

954-433-4442                                                                                   847-634-2600



in modern salon media’s  2014“EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION” Cosmetology school recognition program



LINCOLNSHIRE, IL—MODERN SALON Media has named the 2014 class of “Excellence in Education” honorees in itsfifth annual program recognizing leadership and best practices among cosmetology schools.  KAIZEN BEAUTY ACADEMY of Pembroke Pines, Florida was chosen to represent excellence in the category of  School Culture. MODERN SALON Publisher Steve Reiss announced the honorees during the AACS (American Association of Cosmetology Schools) 2014convention in Phoenix, Arizona, on November 16.

Honorees were determined based on key criteria in each category, and grouped according to school size or number of locations. Two top honorees were chosen in each category—one individual school location, and a multi-location school organization.Small schools, large schools, chain schools and single units of chain schools are all represented.

“We received applications from a record-breaking number of cosmetology schools this year and look forward to celebrating all the 2014 Excellence in Education honorees and sharing their stories.  It is truly a great time to pursue a beauty education and career, and the program at Kaizen Beauty Academy exemplifies that fact, “MODERN SALON Editorial Director Michele Musgrove says.


“Being recognized by such an esteemed publication as MODERN SALON as Top Honoree for Excellence in Education in the School Culture category is unbelievable.  This is truly an honor for the entire KAIZEN BEAUTY ACADEMY team and family because they are the ones who make and define the culture.  They are the ones who exemplify continious improvement and the KAIZEN way.” KAIZEN BEAUTY ACADEMY founder and President Jackie Nepola


Sharing stories of innovation, inspiration and collaboration from a diverse group of leading schools is an important part of MODERN SALON’s “Excellence in Education” mission,Musgrove explains. “We want to help spread the word about the exceptional work cosmetology schools are doing to help launch beautiful careers. We hope the professional salon industryand their communities will join us in celebrating them.”


For more information about MODERN SALON Media, please visit  For more information about KAIZEN BEAUTY ACADEMY and admissions opportunities, please visit or call (954) 433-4442.




MODERN SALON Media is a division of  Lincolnshire, Illinois-headquartered Vance Publishing Corporation. MODERN SALON Media is the leading publisher of multi-media resources to serve and connect beauty professionals through every stage of their careers. 

Nepola Educational Services dba Kaizen Beauty Academy purchased their first beauty school in 2008 in the city of Pembroke Pines, Fl.   In the following years the school has steadily grown its student body and earned awards including  Modern Salons Excellence in Education Top Honoree, Local 10 Top Ten Salons Millennium Student Competition  and the Broward Palm Beach New Times Best Salon.  The school has proceeded to add the prestigious National Accrediting  Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS) accreditation as well as the United States Department of Education approval  to provided Title IV funding.


For more information contact Kaizen Beauty Academy at (954) 433-4442 or visit

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