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Educator Members

Educator Partner Qualifications

Educators who are not qualified as interior designers but currently serving as full-time or adjunct instructors in a post-secondary program of interior design education at an accredited university or school that requires 40 semester or 60 quarter credit hours in interior design coursework to graduate may qualify for membership as an educator partner. Requirements: Must upload a letter verifying employment as an educator.

Professional Educator Qualifications

This level is for educators who are actively engaged as department chairs or full-time instructors in a post-secondary program of interior design education at any university or accredited school of interior design that requires completion of 40 semester credit hours in interior design-related courses, and who have successfully passed the NCIDQ exam.

Professional membership in ARIDO (Canada) and CODDI (Puerto Rico) is transferable to ASID upon proof of said membership, a detailed job description and a letter verifying employment as an educator. Individuals applying for Professional membership are not required to provide a transcript, but must submit an NCIDQ proof of passage.

Allied Educator Qualifications

Educators who are actively engaged as department chairs or full-time instructors in a post-secondary program of interior design education at any university or accredited school of interior design that requires completion of 40 semester credit hours in interior design-related courses are eligible.

Official college transcript and/or technical school records verifying degree obtained, a detailed job description and a letter verifying employment as an educator. Architects are also eligible upon completion of 40 semester or 60 quarter hours of architectural education from an institution accredited by the appropriate regional or national institutional accrediting body.

Additional Requirements

The correct use of the ASID appellation supports the value of membership. All members agree to follow specific guidelines, including the use of the Society's name when identifying themselves to the public.

ASID requires practitioner members to complete 1.0/10 credit hours every two years to maintain their membership.


Dues and Fees

Pay membership dues your way…via 12 monthly installments or one annual payment.

Membership Type Appellation Application Fee* Annual Dues**
Educator Partner Your Name, Educator
Partner ASID
$100 $150
Professional Educator Your Name, ASID $100 $150
Allied Educator Your Name, Allied
Member ASID
$100 $150

*Applications for membership must be submitted with the one-time $100 non-refundable application fee.

**Dues listing includes annual $15 legislative assessment for new and existing members.

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