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Educator

The IIDA Educator Membership is designed for educators and facilitators of interior design education. Educators enhance the careers of future generations of designers, and are essential members of the design community.

Member Dues

IIDA memberships run on the calendar year, January through December. All new members and members reactivating their memberships will have a one-time $75 application fee added to their dues.

Memberships

Educator Professional | Full-time educators, adjunct professors, and department chairs that meet the IIDA Professional Member requirements.

Educator Associate | Full-time educators, adjunct professors, and department chairs that meet the IIDA Associate Member requirements.

Prorated New Member Dues

Educator Professional

Aug. 1, 2020 - Mar. 13, 2021: $307

April 1 - June 30, 2021: $230.25

July 1 - Aug. 31, 2021: $153.50

Educator Associate

Aug. 1, 2020 - Mar. 13, 2021: $270

April 1 - June 30, 2021: $202.50

July 1 - Aug. 31, 2021: $135

Renewing Member Dues

2021 Calendar Year Dues Educator Professional: $307

2021 Calendar Year Dues Educator Associate: $270

Qualifications

You qualify for the IIDA Educator Membership if you are a full-time instructor, department chair, or adjunct professor for a post-secondary program of interior design and meet the qualifications of any IIDA Professional Membership. Educators from any university or accredited school of interior design are invited to join. Your application must include a detailed job description, and a letter verifying employment from your Department Chair.

Benefits

In addition to our member benefits, IIDA Educator Members have access to special events, research, and other educational materials to enhance your student’s education. U.S.-based IIDA Professional Educator members are eligible for complimentary print and digital publications that cover technical and theoretical topics in design, as well as community news and events. Log in to view a full list of IIDA Member Benefits.

Resources

Information and resources for existing or prospective members:

Image courtesy of IIDA 2020 Educator of the Year Katherine Ankerson, FIIDA, AIA, FIDEC, Dean, College of Architecture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln