News — 20 March 2013

Empire Education Group has been named tops in School Culture by Modern Salon Media.  The 2012 ‘Excellence in Education Awards’ were announced in October at the American Association of Cosmetology Schools annual convention.  Empire was named ‘Top Honoree’ in the category of School Culture for enhancing the cosmetology school experience through personal development and growth of students.

Empire Education Group has a Core Purpose and Core Values statement that every employee is asked to uphold.

Our Core Purpose is “to create opportunities for people to improve their lives.”  To reach that goal, we feel it is critical to have every one of our 1,700 employees abide by the following core values:Modern Salon Excellence in Education


Customer Dedication

Co-Worker/Team Focus

Continuous Improvement

Passionate Commitment

These 5 values support, enhance and ensure Empire’s unwavering commitments to its students.  A copy of these values hangs in every office, cubicle and classroom in our system.