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Educator of the Year - Now Accepting Nominations

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The IIDA Educator of the Year Award was created to recognize and celebrate the outstanding accomplishments and commitment to interior design education by a full-time educator. The recipient of this annual award will receive a $10,000 cash award, sponsored by Milliken, and a complimentary 2016 IIDA Membership.

The candidate must be a current full-time instructor with a minimum five years of experience in a post-secondary program of interior design education at any university or recognized school of interior design.

Four letters of reference and the completed application are due by 5 p.m. CST on Monday, April 6, 2015.

For general information or any questions concerning the Educator of the Year application process, please contact Ely Alaniz, Director of Continuing Education at IIDA Headquarters or call at 312.379.5142.


2014 Educator of the Year

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So-Yeon Yoon

The 2014 Educator of the Year Award recipient is So-Yeon Yoon, Associate Professor in the Department of Design and Environmental Analysis, the director of DUET (Design-User Experience-Technology) Lab, Cornell University.

Read the Press Release.