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 Patrick Lee Lucas, Teaching Collaborative Coordinator, for further information and opportunities.  We welcome your feedback and suggestions regarding these or other teaching offerings.

Marsha Cuddeback, IDEC Director (Teaching), Liaison to the Board (2016-2018)
Patrick Lee Lucas, Teaching Collaborative Coordinator (2016-2018)
Rebekah Radkte, Pecha Kucha Coordinator (2016-2018)
Amy Mattingly Huber, Video Short Coordinator (2016-2018)
Seyeon Lee, Innovative Teaching Ideas Coordinator (2016-2018)
Susan Ray-Degges, IDCEC Liaison (2016-2018)

IDEC Academy
Sibel Seda Dazkir, Chair (2018-2020)
Connie Dyar, Past Chair (through 2018)
Kathleen RyanAdministrator (2017-2019)
Mary Ann Frank, Member-at-Large (2017-2019)
Shelby Hicks, Member-at-Large (2017-2019)

Elizabeth Thompson, Member-at-Large (2016-2018)
Lauren Truijillo, Member-at-Large (2016-2018)

K-12 Committee
Amy Crumpton, Chair (2016-2018)
Ruth Beals, Member (2016-2018)
Kimberly Burke, Member (2016-2018)
Stephanie Clemons, Member (2016-2018)

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