Our Passion Is To Elevate the Esthetics Industry and Its Future Leaders.

We achieve this through preparing unlicensed students for the state exam – utilizing the real world experience of our educators, state-of-the-art equipment and in-depth skincare product knowledge. We continue our support well into graduates’ careers with access to advanced study courses, resources and mentorship.

Why Choose Spectrum Aesthetics School?

Our Values: We practice integrity, doing the right thing for our clients, students and staff. We believe in social responsibility, contributing more. We believe in equality and inclusivity for all races, religions, ethnicities and genders. We create community.

Our Mission: Spectrum Advanced Aesthetics’ mission is to elevate the esthetics industry and its future leaders through a comprehensive, inclusive, industry acclaimed education and hands-on training experience.

Our Vision: To exceed the criteria for Oregon’s esthetic licensure offering the hours of theory and practical fundamental skills, in a competency based standard esthetics program and a 500 hour advanced esthetics program. We offer training on additional career skills that will be of value to the graduate on completion of the program while also preparing the professional for advanced education, job placement and industry leadership.

Our Culture: We have developed a team of instructors, administration and support staff that embrace people and technology, are flexible with change, have high standards for quality and like to find the positive side to life.


Mary Nielsen

Executive Director


Mandy Isaacs

Student Services Coordinator

Michelle Wood


Christina Nelson

Instructor/Curriculum Coordinator

Carol Martinez

Client Services Coordinator

Taylor Ford

Instructor/Laser Safety Officer

Becky Johnson

Instructor/ Admissions Advocate

Clinical Master and Advanced Aesthetics Instructors

Our instructors hold their standard and advanced esthetics certifications and are licensed as both Standard and Advanced Esthetics Instructors with the state of Oregon. They are also hold a Master Educator Certification with Milady, an additional achievement that is a requirement for Spectrum’s educational staff.

Each instructor is certified by the manufacturer on each device and piece of equipment. They have in-depth training by attending Coolsculpting University, Hydrafacial FX, and other continuing education to support students’ knowledge and solidify their success.

Instructors maintain their own hands-on skills by working at Indie Aesthetics during their off-hours with Spectrum.

Mandy Isaacs

Student Services Coordinator

Beatrice Van

Instructor/Clinical Master Coordinator

Christina Nelson

Instructor/Curriculum Coordinator

Taylor Ford

Officer/Aesthetics Specialist

Becky Johnson

Instructor/Admissions Advocate

Kathleen Nordby


Rachel Miller

Phlebotomy Instructor/Nutrition Instructor

Selisha Abbas

Research and Development Coordinator

Alyna Velez

Advanced Hybrid Coordinator

Aysia Low

Clinical Master and Advanced Educator

Advisory Board

Francine Raften

Advisory Board Member

Sonia Dumas

Advisory Board Member

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Toshiana Baker

Advisory Board Member

Anil Rajani, MD

Advisory Board Member

Bobby Kline, MD

Advisory Board Member

Richard Merrill

Aesthetic Business Consultant

Media and Production

Megan Rayo

Director of Production

Sarah Jensen

Graphic Designer