Sylvia Leon

Sylvia T. Leon, Professor

Department of Cosmetology

Office: V109E
Office Phone: (619) 388-3660
Office Hours: M/Tu/Wed: 6:30am-7:45 am, M: 11:45am-1:00pm


I currently teach the Freshman and Junior Level of Cosmetology which incorporates all areas of the Cosmetology practices I began my career in 1983 as an adjunct Cosmetology Instructor, working in a diversity of Community Colleges in the Riverside and Los Angeles areas. I became a full time Cosmetology instructor at San Diego City College in 2005 and in 2012 I became a full time Professor.

Classes Currently teaching

50 Rules, Regulations, and Physiology - lecture
50L Fundamentals of Cosmetology

Professional Background

Bachelor of Science: University of Southern Illinois, Carbondale
Master’s in Educational Leadership:
Alliant International University
Doctorate in Educational Leadership:
Alliant International University (in progress)

Other Personal Work

I work weekends at Disneyland in the Hair and Makeup Department and provide hairstyling for Face Characters and Parade Performers. I currently am part of the CERT Team at City College, Chair of the Social Committee, participate as a reader for the Graduation Ceremony at City College, provide assistance in the Cosmetology Orientation and responsible for enrolling incoming Cosmetology students to our program.