Society of Decorative Painters -
393 N. McLean Blvd. Wichita, KS 67203-5968
Phone: (316 ) 269-9300 Fax: (316) 269-9191
Hours of Operation: 8:30 - 4:30 Central Time, Monday - Friday
Contact list with Emails and Office Phone Extensions
Already a working teacher?All decorative painting teachers are encouraged to submit classes for the 2015 conference in St. Charles, Illinois. Get details, and the SDP Teacher's Contract here: http://www.decorativepainters.org/conference/2015.php
Teacher Development Program
The SDP Teacher Development Program (TDP) for Excellence in Teaching was established to provide an educational program for SDP members that offer the opportunity to improve the standard of teaching decorative painting. The program will improve the skills of experienced teachers and help painters who want to become teachers. Please download the TDP brochure for more information.
What is a TDA?
A Teacher of Decorative Art (TDA) is a dedicated teacher of decorative painting who has furthered their professional career by undertaking a systematic study of teaching principles and methodology through the SDP Teacher Development Program. The TDA designation is awarded to those individuals who have successfully completed a two part training, experience and evaluation process. The successful completion of this program is an indication that the teacher has knowledge of teaching techniques and principles, has had teaching experience and has demonstrated an ability to apply these principles and practices in a classroom setting.
What are the benefits
Learning Theory - Identifying Student Needs - Managing Student Behavior - Teaching Children - Classroom Preparation - Business Management - Copyright and EthicsThose who successfully complete the program are
All TDA’s receive:
Who can apply?
For further information, including fees, download the TDP Brochure