Continuing Education for Architects, Interior Designers, Kitchen & Bath Professionals, and Landscape Architects

This programs helps MIA members connect with architects and design professionals. By enrolling in the MIA CEU speaker's bureau, members:

  • Gain access to MIA-developed PowerPoint presentations.
  • Become a trusted resource for information about natural stone.
  • Receive discounts on literature for the design community.
  • Obtain training and ongoing administrative support.
  • Save thousands of dollars versus developing your own CEU programs.

Thousands of design professionals have received training from MIA member firms through this program!

  • We have reached over 2,000 architects, designers, and other construction professionals with our stone related educational courses this year. Find out how you can get involved. Sign Up for the monthly webinar to learn more about the CEU program.
  • Join the 200 people who have already participated in our online CEU class to learn more about the resources available in the stone industry. This is free to architects, designers AND stone industry professionals. Access the online class here.

CEU Credits for the Design Community

The following organizations recognize MIA CEU classes:

  • The American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC)
    • American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
    • Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC)
    • International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
    • Interior Designers of Canada (IDC)
  • Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LACES)
    • American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
    • Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA)
    • Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA)
    • The Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB)
    • Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB)
    • Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF)
  • National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA)
    • National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
  • Canada
    • Interior Designers of Canada (IDC)
    • Alberta Association of Architects (AAA)
    • Ontario Architects Associations (OAA)
    • Ordre des architectes du Québec (OAQ)
    • Saskatchewan Association of Architects (SAA)
    • Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA)
    • The Architect's Association of New Brunswick (AANB)
    • The Architects Association of Prince Edward Island (AAPEI)
    • The Manitoba Association of Architects (MAA)
    • The Newfoundland Association of Architects (NLAA)
    • The Northwest Territories Association of Architects (NWTAA)

Classes Available

Natural Stone 101: Everything you NEED to know about designing with the oldest building material

Introduction to Natural Stone Design II

Stone Care, What You Should Know

Natural Stone & Green Design

Natural Stone: The Evolving Marketplace, Technology & Product Applications (includes tour)

Natural Stone Tile: An Overview

Natural Stone Thin Veneer: The Basics

Marble Use in the Kitchen

Basics of Travertine Selection, Fabrication, Installation, & Maintenance

Partnering with Natural Stone Countertop Fabricators & Distributors for Increased Sales

Solar Reflectivity of Construction Materials

Natural Stone Characteristics: Protection, Maintenance & Restoration

Organizations, Resources and Standards Relevant to Natural Stone (online)

Enclosure Systems Transitions

Stone Cladding Technologies: Getting it Right the First Time

Find a CEU Speaker

Over nearly 200 MIA Members across the U.S., Canada, and Europe are approved to deliver MIA CEU classes.

Find a speaker.

Become a CEU Speaker (MIA Members Only)


CEU Orientation Video

Enrollment Form

Speaker Bio Form

Class Notification Form

Premium Members Only — Class Notification Form

To schedule a speaker orientation call 440.250.9222.