Continuing education strengthens the design profession by improving individual attitudes, competencies, knowledge and skills in specific subject areas essential to good design. Learning experiences focus on the individual and involve activities that encompass thinking, doing and reflection. A select number of continuing education units (CEUs) may be required over a designated period of time by a professional organization or by legal registration through a particular jurisdiction.IDCEC provides learning opportunities and registry services to design professionals under one platform.
Continuing education strengthens designers from different disciplines by improving individual attitudes, competencies, knowledge and skills in subject areas essential to the growth and success of the industry. Because of this significance, IDCEC has a streamlined and centralized the support system for learners, providers, reviewers and administrators. The enhanced administration and approval process of professional continuing education units (CEUs)and the universal CEU registry has a positive influence on the design industry.
It is the mission of the International Design Continuing Education Council Inc. (IDCEC) to serve as the premier advocate for continuing education approval and registry services. We inspire and guide providers of continuing education programs to deliver high-quality, lifelong learning activities for design practitioners. IDCEC provides learning opportunities and registry services to design professionals under one platform.
The IDCEC Board of Directors is a diverse group of individuals who are committed to the advancement of the design profession and lifelong learning. They represent the three major member associations, American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) and education providers from the design industry.