About Our School

Welcome to the World of Hair Design

‘It doesn’t just happen. It’s something you plan for. It means doing something you like to do…and doing it well. With the right start it can be yours. Success…by design.

Welcome to the world of EQ School of Hair Design. You are about to make an important decision…to begin a successful career in cosmetology. And, in the coming months, you will become more and more at ease with that decision because everyone here at EQ School of Hair Design is behind you 100%. We want you to be successful!

Your stay with us will be one of the most memorable times of your life. You will be entering a career field that is growing by the minute. You will discover talents you didn’t know you had. You will meet new friends that will last a lifetime. You will learn skills that will open up a world of opportunity for you in the years ahead.

Welcome to the world of EQ School of Hair Design.”

Julie Mead | President

Accreditation & School License

EQ School of Hair Design is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS), 4401 Ford Ave, Suite 1300, Alexandria, VA 22302.

EQ School of Hair Design is approved for the training of students receiving financial assistance from various state or federal agencies such as the Veteran’s Administration, Bureau of Indian Affairs, The Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, Social Security and The Department of Education. The certificate of accreditation and state license are publicly displayed in the school.

EQ School of Hair Design meets the State Board of Cosmetology requirements in Iowa and is licensed by the Iowa Board of Cosmetology, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, IA 50319.

School Ownership

EQ School of Hair Design is owned by Mead Enterprises Inc., Julie Mead, President.

Our Mission

We are EQ School of Hair Design (“EQ” stands for Educational Quest). We are on a quest to provide the best educational experience for cosmetology students.

We seek to share this understanding and appreciation with others through structured educational programs.

We prepare students for successful careers in cosmetology or related fields.

We share a vision of being the best in cosmetology education.

We care about and respect those who come to study and learn with us, and will do everything within reason to ensure their satisfaction, development and ultimate professional success.

We will safeguard the educational purposes of the clinic as a classroom with student development as the driving force.

We see beauty and elegance in our students and faculty; we have fun serving together, striving to be a caring, productive, growing, successful team of professionals.

We commit ourselves to upholding and living-up-to the highest professional and ethical standards.

We will be proud of our professional accomplishments, but we will never be satisfied. We will constantly be searching for ways to improve everything we do.

We will succeed as a team, sharing our success and offering each other opportunities for growth, recognition and rewards.