South Suburban College to Offer Barber Instructor Program for Southland Residents

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL –South Suburban College (SSC) is offering Community College District 510 residents the opportunity to start the 1000-hour Barbering Instructor Program. The program will begin July 10th and run Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm. The ten-month program will run through SSC’s Office of Continuing, Corporate, and Community Education (C3) office. The program will occur at SSC’s central South Holland, Illinois campus. The Workforce Equity Initiative (WEI) Department will provide funding opportunities for participants in the program.

“The barber instructor program is designed to professionally take our graduates and all local licensed barbers to the next level. This program prepares SSC students to be the future Barber instructors for the region,” said Matt Beasland, Executive Director of Extension Services & Workforce Development.

The WEI project is designed to create, support, and expand short-term workforce training opportunities in SSC District #510 high-need areas. The Barber Instructor Program will aid in developing qualified staff to yield impactful outcomes for barbering students attending SSC.

For more information on the Barber Instructor Program, please call Leslie Glenn, Salon Manager, at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2269, or email For details on the WEI program at SSC, please visit