California Council for Interior Design Certification The standard for interior designers in the State of California
1605 Grand Avenue - Suite 4 San Marcos, CA 92078
Tel. 760-761-4734 Fax 760-761-4736 CCIDC Web site
RESIDENTIAL & HOSPITALITY SAFETY
New California law regarding carbon monoxide detectors went into effect July 1, 2011
All single family residential
dwelling units as of July 1, 2011 must have a CO detector. All other dwelling units (multi-family, dormitories, hotels, motels, etc.) must have CO detectors installed on or before January 1, 2013.
enacts the Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2010 requiring all existing dwellings intended for human occupancy that have a fossil fuel burning appliance, a fireplace, or
an attached garage to install a carbon monoxide device. Access Senate Bill 183 as chaptered into law.
KFWB - NEWS RADIO INTERVIEW
Home, Garden and Life Improvement Radio with Cindy Dole
A few weeks ago, Cindy Dole of KFWB-News Talk Radio interviewed our executive director,
Douglas R. Stead. The �Ever Consider Hiring an Interior Designer� interview is geared towards consumers. Doug explains clearly what may go wrong in a project and why consumers should hire a �Certified Interior Designer�.
We think all CIDs would benefit from listening to this interview, and you may want to send the link to your clients or potential clients. Scroll down the page for the YouTube presentation. This excellent interview starts about 4 minutes in.
SAVE THE DATE!
Our San Francisco Board Meeting + CEU is on Saturday, October 1, 2011
9:00 am is a closed sesson for disciplinary proceedings 10:00 am to 12:00 noon is the public portion of our meeting
12:00 noon we will break for lunch 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm is our CEU presentation
Our CEU is�Your Internet Presence� The ease & importance of having a website
for your interior design business. Presented byJon Anthony Gaugert, EPhost, Inc., San Diego, CA
This CEU covers what you need to know to start your own web site. The presenters will show live
online web sites as examples of what to do and what not to do. This presentation is good for designers who are contemplating a web site and also those who already have one and are looking for ways to improve them
and make them more effective.
This CEU shows you the value of having a web site even if you have a small investment, they are vital to get your marketing message and project photographs in front of the world 24/7, 365.
Topics will include: 1) Web Design and the importance of having a user friendly website
2) Web Development and custom coding 3) SEO (search engine optimization) SEM (Search Engine Marketing) How it works. 4) Social Media: Facebook Twitter
5) How do search engines work? (Google, Bing, Yahoo, MSN) 6) (CMS) Content Management System Demonstration on how to maintain your website
7) Web Hosting, Cloud Solutions, Dedicated & Shared Servers, Smarter Mail-email 8) Blogs and Ecommerce 9) Photo galleries and video related web functionality
10) Statistics: Understanding the traffic volume and sources
Fee for this CEUis $20.00 online by Thursday, Sept. 29 or pay $30.00 at door. Register & pay here
Credit 2 hours by CCIDC. Note: this is not IDCEC approved, therefore it cannot be reported to any design associations such as (but not limited to) ASID or IIDA unless the attendee can, or wants to get separate approval from their respective association.
Your CEU fee may be tax deductible, please check with your tax return preparer. CCIDC is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation.
Itis not mandatory to attend our board meeting to attend our CEU.
THREE PART-TIME JOBS IN SAN FRANCISCO, SAN RAFAEL, AND LAGUNA HILLS, CA
CID, recent graduate or intern wanted for retail display work Posted on the CCIDC Web site on August 3, 2011
Lamps Plus has three (3) part-time jobs open in their San Francisco, San Rafael and Laguna Hills showrooms. Seeking designers who are organized
and team- players to help create merchanding displays utilizing corporate guidelines.
Required: An eye for sales presentation to help sell product, congenial personality and perhaps interest in learning
retail sales techniques.
Room for growth. These positions are for approximately 20-hours per week. Please email resume to Cindy Beeson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lamps Plus, Inc. is the nation�s largest speciaty lighting retailer and an equal opportunity employer.
STUDY FOR THE OCTOBER IDEX®CALIFORNIA EXAM
Materials and Classes (from third parties)
IDEXPrep eGuide - This is a downloadable resource filled with what
you need to study for the IDEX® exam. Updated on April 5, version. 3.5 now has more sample questions & answers. It references the 2007 California Building Codes, gives you disabled access drawings, technical bulletins, and pages to read in the IDEX reference books + more. www.idexprep.com/eguide.html Regular price $75.00 no tax or shipping Get 20% off (save $15.00) - Use discount code: idx831 Discount expires 8/31/11
2011 California Codes and Regulations for Interior Designers Reference Manual, 4th Edition This edition was revised to reflect the CAL Green mandatory regulations. Additional changes, found
in this edition, are in graphics and improved formatting which will make the material easier to follow. This illustrated manual is 322 pages and was updated in May 2011. It is a great resource
for studying for the IDEX California as well as a great reference manual for all interior design projects. http://www.clcid.org/CODE-MANUALS.html
$109.00 plus tax and shipping
PPI - IDEX Essentials: The Power to Pass the IDEX California Exam by David Kent Ballast,
FAIA, NCIDQ Certificate No. 9425. Provides a thorough review of each of the IDEX California exam's three domains. IDEX Essentials covers everything interior designers need to know about the
2007 California Building Code, business practices, ethics, and design standards. http://ppi2pass.com/IDEX $109.95 plus handling, tax and shipping Get 10% off by using Promo Code IDEX3. Discount valid until Oct.31, 2011.
CALIFORNIA PRESENTATIONS ARE LINING UP THIS FALL! We already have five school presentations set, with a dozen more pending.
CCIDC gives certification presentations to schools, large design and architectural firms, as well as interior design associations
We would like to come to your school, design firm or chapter meeting to discuss the IDEX® California exam and certification for interior designers. Certification is the most important and only legally recognized credential in
California. We will provide an educational presentation on Certification and �how to� become a Certified Interior Designer for free.
We cover the history of Certification, what it takes to become a
Certified Interior Designer, and why it is important to a designer�s career. Our presentation can be done in as little as one hour, although one and a half hours is preferable, in order to allow enough time for
We can also add to this presentation our seminar on �Ethics and Business Practices� at the same time. Some of this material is also relevant to the IDEX California® examination.
There are no costs to participants and in the case of those who are already CIDs, they will receive CEU credit towards their continuing certification requirements.
CEU REQUIREMENT & REPORTING PROCESS
CEUs are a required part of your Certification and need to be taken regularly. See our policy on CEUs including activities that are not included
for CEU credit.
You need 10 hours (which equals 1.0 Units) every two years. The timeframe is from your Certification renewal date to renewal date (not by calendar year to calendar year).
. We accept CEUs from other providers, they do NOT have to be CCIDC sponsored. We accept CEUs on interior design, codes, architecture, LEED, etc., and all related courses having to do with running a design business.
2. Please report CEUs online, do not mail or call them in. You must report CEUs directly to us (even if you reported them to another organization or if you have been told another organization
has reported them).
3. Report and track your CEUs for FREE (also used to report a change in your address) No more $12.00 reporting fees to other organizations!.
Create your own private CEU Account. You provide a login name and password, then you can
access your account 24/7 (see sample view below). It keeps track of all your CEU courses in one place, so you�ll never have to wonder how many you�ve taken. Enter CEUs from 1995 to present.