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IIDA Educator of the Year
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The IIDA Educator of the Year award recognizes and celebrates a full-time design educator for outstanding accomplishments and commitment to interior design education.

Important Dates

For more information, contact Monae Redmond at mredmond@iida.org.


Current full-time educators with a minimum of five (5) years experience in a post-secondary program of interior design education at any university or recognized school of interior design.


The IIDA Educator of the Year will receive:

  • $10,000 cash award sponsored by KI and a free IIDA membership for 2023
  • Award presentation during the 2023 IIDA Annual Meeting
  • The winner will be featured on IIDA.org, and in Design Matters, IIDA's flagship newsletter. They will also receive official digital assets for self-promotion, coverage and mention on IIDA’s social media accounts, and in an official press release distributed to leading industry outlets and media partners.