Barbering Department Head
Paula Matthews has been a barber for 27 years. She is the Barbering Department Head at Oklahoma Technical College (OTC), and helped start the program 5 years ago. When she is not molding future barbers at OTC, you can find her at administering State Board exams for the state of Oklahoma. She has been a member of the Oklahoma Barber Advisory Board for 8 years and was acting Chair President for one year. Before following her passion to teach, Paula owned her own barber shop for over 20 years right here in Tulsa!
Cosmetology Department Head
Dedicated to the advancement of cosmetology education with over 20 years of teaching experience. Pam is currently the Cosmetology Department Head overseeing a large faculty and student population in the areas of Cosmetology, Hair Braiding Technician and Master Instructor at Clary Sage College in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As the Master Instructor educator, she instructs licensed cosmetologist to become educators themselves. She was appointed by Governor Mary Fallin in 2012 to the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering and proudly serves as the District 1 representative.
Destanee has a B.A. in Journalism and a passion for creativity. She sometimes writes, sometimes edits and sometimes coordinates all posts for this blog.