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  • February 5, 2016

    IDEC Member Recognized for Excellence in Professional Service

    IDEC would like to congratulate Dr. Margaret Portillo for her recent recognition as the recipient of the Keith Hooks Volunteer Excellence Award. Dr. Portillo has been a long-standing member of the Interior Design Educators Council and she is also an IDEC Fellow. Her service to both IDEC and CIDA has benefitted interior design education in meaningful and substantial ways. Please read more about Dr. Portillo and her contributions to the profession.

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  • February 1, 2016

    Early Bird Registration Extended!

    If you thought you missed the early bird rate for the upcoming 2016 Annual Conference, you still have a chance. Early bird has been extended to February 12, 2016. REGISTER NOW!

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  • December 16, 2015

    TEACH TO REACH: A Symposium on Student Engagement

    IDEC Academy Teaching Symposium: TEACH to REACH - A Symposium on Student Engagement. Full and half day sessions available, and hear from Keynote Breakfast Speaker, Claire Lamonica on "Engaging Students in Learning How to Learn".

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  • December 16, 2015

    Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) Workshop

    CIDA’s Accreditation Workshop is designed to provide programs interested in seeking accreditation as well as currently accredited programs with the information on successfully navigating the accreditation process. Experienced program faculty, CIDA site visitors, and staff members provide participants with a wealth of information about best practices for undertaking an accreditation review. Attendees will receive CEU credit.

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  • December 16, 2015

    An Invitation from the President

    I am thrilled to let you know that registration is open for IDEC's Annual Conference, Interior Design Matters, March 9 - 12, 2016 in Portland, Oregon We hope that you will be able to join us. The Conference committee has been busy planning and preparing great opportunities to experience the best of Portland. Of course our member volunteers are also working hard to ensure that we will experience informative presentations. We are bringing back the Town Hall and we are eager for this year's Pecha Kucha presentations. Registration is now open for the pre-conference Teaching Symposium, Annual Conference, and the CIDA Workshop.

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  • March 9, 2016

    2016 Annual Conference

    We invite you to attend the 2016 Annual Conference, themed Interior Design Matters, taking place at the Hilton Hotel in Portland, Oregon. In addition to the research, education, and creative scholarship presentations, there are a number of conference activities planned that you won't want to miss.

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