Quality teaching lies at the heart of Interior Design education and is a primary mission of the Interior Design Educators Council. Here you will find an array of teaching ideas, videos, links and other materials designed to enhance your teaching and the retention of knowledge and skills by your students. Whether you are a college/university educator, graduate student or practitioner contemplating an academic career, or teacher engaging K-12 students in interior design, there is something here for you!

Innovative Teaching Ideas

Pecha Kucha

Teaching Materials for High School FCS Interior Design Teachers 

IDEC Academy Continuing Education Workshops

IDEA-Line: Guidance for Starting an Interior Design Academic Career

IDEC Member List of Published Books


About the IDEC Teaching Collaborative
The IDEC Teaching Collaborative is a dedicated group of IDEC volunteers dedicated to improving interior design teaching and learning. We welcome your efforts to support this cause. Contact Marsha Cuddeback, Teaching Collaborative Coordinator, for further information and opportunities.  We welcome your feedback and suggestions regarding these or other teaching offerings.

Marsha Cuddeback, Teaching Collaborative Coordinator
Greta BuehrleMember at Large
Stephanie Clemons, K-12 Task Force/Network
Connie Dyar, IDEC Academy Chair
Amy Mattingly Huber, IDEC/IDCEC Liaison, Pecha Kucha Coordinator
Jill Pable, IDEC Director (Teaching), Liasion to the Board
Rachel Pike, IDEA-Line Chair
Kathleen RyanMember at Large
Kennon Smith, Administrator
Elizabeth Thompson, Member at Large
Lauren Truijillo, Member at Large
Steven Webber, Innovative Teaching Ideas Chair

Special thanks to Kathryn Cullen, Graduate Student, Florida State University