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Educator membership is open to any individual who is teaching in a qualifying decorating or design program recognized by DDA but is not actively engaged in the profession other than as an educator.

Educator members do not have the right to vote but may hold elective or appointive office in the Association. Educator members shall not be entitled to all the rights and privileges of accredited members. Educator members may only refer to themselves as “DDA educator member” until such time as their membership is approved otherwise, and they may not use the DDA logo or present themselves other than “DDA educator member” on any marketing or promotional materials, including printed and electronic while belonging to DDA as an educator member.

Membership Benefits

Business Tools
  • Access the exclusive DDA affiliate decorator
  • Eligible participation in DDA Canada’s annual Decorating & Design Competition
  • DDA Canada badge for display on your website
  • DDA Canada quarterly electronic magazine
  • Access member-only articles & publications on
  • Exclusive showroom & design events
  • Networking events
Access & Discounts
  • Discount to all DDA Canada events
  • 10% discount at Hakim Optical
  • Design magazine discounts
  • Receive exclusive affiliate offers
  • Front of the line event registration*
  • Access member-only Facebook groups
  • Eligible to take on DDA Canada leadership roles