• ICD

  • The ISFA Education team is excited to announce our updated/new/improved/revamped “Illinois Certified Designer (ICD)” program.

    After successful completion of your ICPF certification program, you will be able participate in the ISFA “boot camps” series in order to gain your Illinois Certified Designer (ICD) designation. This series consists of 4 different courses that will provide you tools as a floral designer to achieve success in the floral industry.

    Another exciting benefit to our members is the opportunity to recommend our ICD graduates to AIFD to receive the nationally recognized Certified Floral Designer (CFD) designation.  After you complete the ICPF program and the ICD program we will invite you to participate in a written assessment and hands-on design evaluation. This will ensure that we recommend our very best to receive the prestigious CFD designation from AIFD.

    Are you ready to take the next step in your design career? Are you ready to achieve more than you thoughts you could? Are you ready to start today?

    Then join us on this exciting journey!

     

    .ICD Assessment

    The ICD Assessment will be offered at our Annual Floral Design Show 

    March 23, 2017 @ 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Decatur Conference Center and Hotel

    4191 US 36 West

    Decatur, IL. 62522

    SOLD OUT

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  • Become an Illinois State Florist Association (ISFA) Board Member

    What is the Illinois State Florist Association Board?

    The Illinois State Florist Association (ISFA) is managed and under the administration of a Board of Directors comprised of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasure and Regional Directors.  Board members are chosen from ISFA members in good standing.

    Why should You consider becoming a ISFA Board Member?

    Because of your commitment to education and as an ISFA member in good standing, the ISFA Executive Board and Board of Directors would like to invite you to consider becoming an ISFA Board Member.  By becoming an ISFA Board Member, you can enhance your career, enabling you to make a positive impact in our industry as well as grow personally.  As a member of the ISFA Board, you have the opportunity to gain insights and new knowledge about various aspects of our industry.  You have the opportunity to give back to the floral community by channeling your passion, commitment and motivation in a positive and productive way by assisting other floral professionals.

    Through your association with ISFA as a board member, you also are given opportunities to grow as a leader in the floral industry.  By being involvement in the ISFA’s decisions making process that reflect emerging issues, you will be working with like-minded people who are making choices that will affect the future betterment of our profession.  Your knowledge of current events in our industry will offer you the chance to develop your skill base in interpersonal communication, decision-making, problem-solving, team-building and time-management skills.  Furthermore, you will be able to expand your networks by making connections with other board members and other influential individuals in the floral community.

    What is ISFA Board Members Required to do?

    As a board member, you will be asked to:

    -attend six annual board meetings which are held in Springfield, Illinois,

    -sit on various committees

    -participate in the Annual Design Floral Show during the third weekend of March at Decatur, Illinois Conference Center

     

    How long is a ISFA Board Term of Commitment?

      Your term on the Board normally requires a three year commitment.

    Become an ISFA Board Member

    If you are interested in becoming an ISFA Board Member, please download the ISFA Board Member Application and return it to Julia Marie P. Schmitt AIFD, CFD, EMC, ICPF, Chair of Nominating and Human Resource Committee, at Pualeialii@hotmail.com and Adam Havrilla AIFD, CFD, ICPF, President of Illinois State Florists' Association