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Our academic and industry memberships provide us with important resources and opportunities designed to enhance your experience at Penrose Academy. Each of our memberships connects us to important professional, educational and creative resources that ultimately help our students in all areas of their education.

American Association of Cosmetology Schools

The American Association of Cosmetology Schools is a nonprofit organization committed to updating members with the latest information about teaching methods, events and more.

Local First Arizona

Local First Arizona works with and supports locally owned businesses to create vibrant communities residents can be proud to call home.

ASU Gammage

We have a strong commitment to the performing arts and its connection to the beauty industry. Our partnership with ASU Gammage exposes students to the world of theatrical hair and makeup in an up-close and personal environment. Live workshops with visiting performers and artists, hand-on editorial contests and practical step-by-step demonstrations of theatrical techniques happen regularly at the school. Opportunities to participate on-site at ASU Gammage and in the community are also available for interested students.

Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) sets standards for ethical business behavior and monitors compliance. Penrose Academy is among almost 400,000 Accredited Businesses that meet and commit to their high standards. The BBB also coaches businesses on ethical behavior and how to build stronger, more trusting relationships with their customers.

The Professional Beauty Association

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) helps licensed professionals achieve their goals and progress in their careers. We joined PBA to give our students opportunities to connect with salon professionals.

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce is Arizona’s largest and best-established business organization. Membership in the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce brings a wealth of opportunities for networking, exposure and saving money, as well as influence with local, state and federal lawmakers.