Purpose of organization: The Institute of Door Dealer Education and Accreditation (IDEA) was formed in 1996 through a cooperative effort of the International Door Association, the Door and Access Systems Manufacturers Association and the American Rolling Door Institute. It is a voluntary program in which applicants must complete a comprehensive six-part study course covering all aspects of the residential and commercial door and access systems industry. Visit doors.org.
Testimonial: The mission of the International Door Association Scholarship Foundation is to support advanced educational opportunities for scholastically eligible students... For Fall 2008 we are extremely proud to offer thirteen primary and twelve secondary scholarships. As of Spring 2008, $567,400 have been awarded to eighty students.