Educators

You are the leading edge.

ASID partners with you and your students to further aggregate and share applied research that delivers valuable information and expands knowledge. ASID is honored to support its student members. With your guidance, they will become the next generation of practitioners who impact the human experience through design. 

Thank you for your interest in applying for ASID Educator membership. Below are the qualification requirements for the three Educator membership categories in which you can apply:

  • Educator Partner. To qualify for Educator Partner membership, the applicant must be actively engaged as the head of or full-time instructor or adjunct instructor in a post-secondary program of interior design education, being presented at any university, college, or accredited school of interior design, provided that such program requires completion of a minimum of a two-year program in interior design and related courses.
  • Professional Educator. To qualify for Professional Educator membership, the applicant must have successfully passed the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) exam; be actively engaged as the head of or full-time instructor or adjunct instructor in a post-secondary program of interior design education, being presented at any university, college, or accredited school of interior design, provided that such program requires completion of a minimum of a two-year program in interior design and related courses.
  • Allied Educator. To qualify for Allied Educator membership, the applicant must have completed 40 semester hours or 60 quarter hours of interior design education from an accredited institution; be actively engaged as the head of or full-time instructor or adjunct instructor in a post-secondary program of interior design education, being presented at any university, college, or accredited school of interior design, provided that such program requires completion of a minimum of a two-year program in interior design and related courses.

Apply for Educator Membership

*You must submit qualifying documentation with your application.

Download Paper Application

CATEGORY

ANNUAL DUES

ONE TIME APPLICATION FEE

QUALIFYING DOCUMENTATION

Educator Partner

$165.00 $100.00 Employment Verification Letter
Professional Educator $165.00 $100.00

Employment Verification Letter

NCIDQ Number

Educator Allied $165.00 $100.00

Employment Verification Letter

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Resources for Educators

  • Explore the Educator Hub. Looking for fresh ways to engage your students virtually? Access tools to help your students build unique skills in the field of design! The Educator Hub has three content areas – the Student Center, the Virtual Library and the Research Lab.
  • Support Your Students. ASID has compiled resources for students, including scholarships, award programs, and career development.
  • Access Cutting-Edge Research. As an Educator member, you have free access to all ASID research.
  • Apply for Research Grants. Through the ASID Foundation, we are working to support members of the education community with grant opportunities.