Standards Development

CIDA Standards Development Project

Quality standards for interior design education offer significant value to the interior design community and the public at large. Standards must be relevant, valid, and reliable in order to serve the purpose of ensuring that interior design graduates are well prepared for entry-level practice. CIDA is currently undertaking a project to develop the next generation of accreditation standards, which are scheduled for implementation in 2017. Community involvement is the cornerstone of the standards development process. Practitioners and educators are the primary stakeholders engaged in dialogue leading to strengthened accreditation standards.

Click here to download the 2013-2015 Standards Development Project Overview

Press Release: The CIDA Board of Directors Adopts New Standards

Future Vision 2014

Visionaries and Thought Leaders

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Katherine Ankerson
Department Head, Kansas State University

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Julianna Catlin
Principal, Catlin Design

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Tilanka Chandrasekera
Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University

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Raphael Paul diTommaso
Principal, DI TOMMASO & COLAKU

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Benjamin Fuglevand
Associate, Callison

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Michael R. Gibson
Associate Professor, University of North Texas

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Caroline Hughes
Strategic Principal, Figure3

King

Janine King
Interior Architecture Department Chair, Florida International University

Kong

Thomas Kong
Associate Professor, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Mizell

Melissa Mizell
Senior Associate Designer, Gensler

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Christina Oliver
Principal, Oliver Interiors

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Alex Serriere
Principal, TEECOM

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Dorothy Stern
Professor, Algonquin College

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Adam Stover
Principal, Populous

CIDA Board

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Heather Robertson Corrigan , Chair
President, Robertson MacLean Design Limited

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Pamela Evans , Secretary Treasurer
Interior Design Director, Kent State University

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Collin Burry
Principal, Gensler

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Jan Johnson
Vice President Design and Workplace Resources, Allsteel

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Carol Jones
Principal, Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning LTD

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Jane Kucko
Associate Dean for University Programs, Texas Christian University

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Carl Matthews
Interior Design Department Head, University of Arkansas

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Mark Strauss
President, Interior Design Media

Speaker & Facilitator

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John Cary , Speaker
Strategist, TED

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David Lathrop , Facilitator
Director, Research and Strategy, Steelcase

CIDA gratefully acknowledges Future Vision partners and sponsors:

  

 

CIDA gratefully acknowledges Standards Development Project sponsors:

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