American Association of Cosmetology Schools » Mission & Strategy

Mission & Strategy

AACS is advancing educational excellence

Core values we believe in

  • Integrity
  • Being passionate and determined
  • Humanitarian Outreach
  • Embracing Diversity
  • Members First through Empowerment
  • Preserving educational choice
  • Fostering a sense of community
  • Creative learning
  • Changing Lives

Big Audacious Goal

The hair, beauty and wellness profession will be recognized as a premier career of choice driven by a thriving member school community.


Goal A.   AACS will be an indispensable resource for training, business services, and networking for members.

Goal B.   AACS will be the leading advocate that improves education excellence in the hair, beauty, and wellness professions.

Goal C.   AACS will be the source of credible information and understanding for stakeholders and the public concerning the hair, beauty and wellness professions.

Goal D.   AACS will be financially secure and stable to fulfill its mission and goals.