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In 1990, Congress enacted the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990 (Title II of Public Law 101-542), which amended the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA). This act required all postsecondary institutions participating in HEA’s Title IV student financial assistance programs to disclose campus crime statistics and security information. The act was amended in 1992, 1998, 2000 and 2008.
Under the Clery Act, the on-campus category includes the following: Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution’s educational purposes, including residence halls; and Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to the area identified in paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, The Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting, 2016 Edition, Washington, D.C., 2016.
Premier Academy of Cosmetology strictly maintains and enforces the safety and security of the campus population. Premier Academy of Cosmetology complies with safety and security guidelines as requested and suggested by the Crime Awareness and Security Act of 1990; The U.S Department of Education; State and Local Laws and local law enforcement agencies; and various publications. Premier Academy of Cosmetology strictly forbids the possession of firearms or other weapons on school property or during school related outings. Premier Academy of Cosmetology has zero tolerance policy regarding immoral conduct and enforces campus safety and security regulations pertaining to verbal, sexual, and physical harassment of a fellow student or staff member as well as threat of physical violence against a fellow student or staff member.
Campus Security Awareness Coordinator
The campus crime statistics is updated yearly and is made available to all prospective students, current employees, and current students. Copies of this information are duplicated and may be found available at any time. They are located:
and the website.
Sept 1 of each year
requesting a crime report for the geographical location of Premier Academy of
Cosmetology for previous year.
and text messaging
On March 7, 2013, President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA) (Pub. Law 113-4). The HEA defines the new crime categories of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in accordance with section 40002(a) of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 as follows:
“Domestic violence” means a “felony or misdemeanor crime of violence committed by:
In the event of a crime act of this nature, all information will be held in the strict confidence. Only information pertain to the incident will be disclosed to the personnel or law enforcement on an as needed basis. The victim must sign a FERPA to release information to other parties (family members etc.).
Premier Academy of Cosmetology is committed to providing options, support and assistance to victims/ survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking
1. Report the offense to the school administration.
2. Preserve any evidence as may be necessary to the proof of the criminal offense.
3. Request assistance, if desired, from school administration in reporting the crime to
local law enforcement agencies.
4. Request a change in the academic situation if necessary.
Campus disciplinary action in cases of alleged sexual assault will be based on the findings of the law enforcement agency investigating the facts pertaining to the crime and other mitigating circumstances.
These records are available upon request through the administrative offices.
Information for crime victims about disciplinary proceedings. The institution will, upon written request, disclose to the alleged victim and the accuser of any crime of violence, or a non-forcible sex offense, (alleged dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking as defined in 34 CFR 668.46(a) the results of any disciplinary proceedings conducted by the institution against a student who is the alleged perpetrator of such crime or offense. If the alleged victim is deceased because of the crime or offense, the information shall be provided, upon request to the next of kin of the alleged victim. This provision applies to any disciplinary proceeding conducted by the institution on or after August 14, 2009.
The institutions will provide a prompt, fair, and impartial disciplinary proceeding in which:
Campus Security Awareness Team members are defined as an individual or individuals who have responsibility for campus security but who do not constitute a campus police department or campus security department. CSA’s Coordinator and/ or team members are responsible for documenting all crimes on official log and reporting them to the CSA Coordinator. These individuals collect data throughout the year on activities that fall under the VAWA and Campus Crime Reports. They are assigned by the School Director.
Policy: See above policy
Purpose: To gather data and documentation of crimes.
1. Collect data yearly via Crime logs
2. Submit logs to Director monthly
1. Reviews the logs
2. Ensures that all incidents have been reported to local officials
3. Contacts the local law enforcement by July each year via email for the information for the annual report
4. Compile the information for the annual report
5. Updates the information
6. Submits by October 1 to Clery department, current students, and employees.
Premier Academy of Cosmetology will conduct yearly school wide event each Spring that incorporates information on the Sexual Violence and Violence Against Women. It offers resources and information on how to protect and protect others who may be a victim of criminal activity.
1. Contacts the local battered women’s shelter or qualified counselor to schedule a
presentation to address the students during an assembly.
2. Place order to any promotional items at least a month in advance, if desired.
3. Ensure that each students and employee signs the sign in sheet.
1. Prepare lesson plans to incorporate 1 hour for a presentation on Sexual Violence and
Violence Against Women.
1. Keeps copies of sign in sheets and documents of presentation in Director’s office.
During an emergency evacuation, each instructor is responsible for the safe and orderly evacuation of his/her class. Instructors not in class should assist with any evacuation problems that may arise. It is the instructor’s responsibility to prevent panic, control traffic, and provide calm leadership. The following guidelines should be observed:
Responsibilities: This policy is the primary duty of all employees on staff
Upon signing a Program Participation Agreement (PPA), Premier Academy of Cosmetology agreed to comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the U.S. Department of Education’s implementing regulations at 34 C.F. R. Part 99, and the Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information, 16 C.F.R. Part 314, issued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), as required by the Gramm-Leach-Biley (GLB) Act, P.L. 106-102. Premier Academy of Cosmetology is responsible for complying the limitations on the disclosure of PII in students’ education records under FERPA and is subject to Sections 501 and 505(b)(2) of the GLB Act.
The GLB Act, also known as the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999 (Public Law # 106-102, 113 Statute 1338), regulates the collection, disclosure, and protection of consumers’ nonpublic personal information or personally identifiable information (PII) by financial institutions. Section 501 of GLB Act established the following information security standards for financial institutions:
Premier Academy of Cosmetology shall establish appropriated standard for the institution relating to administrative, technical, and physical safeguards:
The objectives of this Information Security Program (“Program”) are as follows:
For purposes of security, “student information” means any information about a student and/or employee, or information the institution receives about the student of another financial institution, that can be directly or indirectly attributed to the student. This Security Program, in and of itself, does not create a contract between the student and any person or entity.
This Program and the safeguards it contemplates shall be implemented and maintained by an employee or employees (“Program Coordinator”) designated by the institution’s Director. The Program Coordinator shall design, implement and maintain new safeguards as he or she determines to be necessary from time to time. The Program Coordinator shall report to the Director and team members who have responsibility for overseeing the Program. The Program Coordinator may delegate or outsource the performance of any function under the Information Security Program as he or she deems necessary from time to time.
In the event the Program Coordinator leaves the employment of the Institution, the Director, shall take over the responsibilities of the Program Coordinator until a new Program Coordinator is designate.
1. All records containing customer information shall be stored and maintained in a secure area.
2. All electronic transmissions of student and employee information, whether inbound or outbound, shall be performed on a secure basis.
3. All paper transmissions of customer information by the Institution shall be performed on a secure basis.
4. All student information shall be disposed of in a secure manner.
5. The Program Coordinator shall maintain an inventory of Institution computers, including any handheld devices or PDAs, on or through which student information may be stored, accessed or transmitted.
6. The Program Coordinator shall develop and maintain appropriate oversight or audit procedures to detect the improper disclosure or theft of student information.
Information Security Policies and Procedures:
Detecting, Preventing and Responding to Attacks, Intrusions or Other Systems Failures In keeping with the objectives of the Program, the Institution shall implement, maintain and enforce the following attack and intrusion safeguards: