For NKBA Certified Members
The NKBA has made changes to its certification program. Starting with the current CEU cycle, July 1, 2016 thru June 30, 2018, certified members are required to earn 20 CEU hours.
All certified members must submit their CEUs to NKBA National. Log-on to nkba.org using your individual membership account and a fill-out a CEU Reporting Form for each program you attend. You can find this form by clicking on Member Center, then View My CEUs, then CEU Reporting Form.
Details information about our chapter meetings and professional development seminars can be found on the Recaps page.
Certified Interior Designers in California
The California Council for Interior Design Certification (CCIDC) administers the Certified Interior Designers Law under Chapter 3.9, Sect.5800 of the California Business and Professions Code. You must take the IDEX exam to become a Certified Interior Designer.
For more information and to read the latest eNews, go to CCIDC’s website. Or contact Chair Patsy Zakian-Greenough, CKD, CID, who is a member of the NKBA Northern California Chapter and fills a designated seat for NKBA on the CCIDC Board.
Click here to learn more about the Interior Designer Examination (IDEX).
The Original IDEX California Prep. Classes
Click here for information on the Original IDEX prep. class, the original authorized partner with IDEX CA and CCIDC.
The Original IDEX CA Prep Class created by Carol Lamkins, CID, CMKBD, is the top-rated preparation class to get ready to sit for the IDEX CA. This class is exclusively sponsored by the California Legislative Coalition for Interior Design (CLCID) with the profits supporting the profession through legislation.
2013 Codes Reference Book
The 2013 California Codes and Regulations for Interior Designers Resource Manual, 5th Edition, is published by CLCID. This edition was revised to reflect the CAL Green mandatory regulations. It is a great resource for studying for the IDEX California as well as an effective reference manual. Click here for more information and to order this book.