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Benefits of Training with The Decorating and Staging Academy

The Decorating and Staging Academy, The-DSA, has the longest-running training program within the RESA association. Our training programs began in 1999 and are updated annually to remain relevant and on-trend.  Our courses meet and exceed industry standards offering Certification, Professional Development, and Specialty classes. Our trainers are respected for their years of experience and in fact, have been hired to create curriculums for other training programs. Chances are if you are attending a staging or design-oriented industry event, one or more of our trainers will have been invited to speak. 


 Why Train with The-DSA?


  • Trainers who don't just teach...every one of our trainers has built a successful decorating and/or staging business 
  • Endorsed and/or recognized by more industry associations or companies than any other training program, including RESA, IAHSP, WCAA, WFCP, Decorating Den, Showhomes, and others.
  • Systematic Approach including No-Fail Formulas, Forms, Tools, and Resources
  • National Staging Scoring System: Provided in three formats to ensure staging success.
  • Annual curriculum updates to keep training materials fresh and on-trend.
  • Alumni Audit opportunities.
  • Award-winning Master Professional Trainers
  • Trainers areSpeakers, Published Authors and Writers, frequent media guests featured including HGTV.
  • Offering theLast Tuesday Webinar Seriesfor over 11 years, regularly attended by over 700 visitors
  • Multiple learning formats to suit your learning style including Live Classroom, Online and On-Demand classes.
  • Free or Economical ongoing educational opportunities including webinars, ebooks 
  • Professional Development Classes, Seminars, and Webinars
  • One year FREE listing on The Decorating and Staging Academy Directory with core classes
  • Multiple industry membership opportunities at a reduced fee.
  • Participation in Designer Discount and To-The-Trade Programs
  • Certification Classes include iPad customized to include course materials, forms, support materials, and more 
  • Live and Online Classes

Classes Offered include: 

  • Interior Decorating/Interior Redesign Certification 
  • Professional Interior Decorating Certification 
  • Confident Color System Certification 
  • Home Staging Certification
  • Seasonal Decorating Certification
  • Event Planning Certification 
  • Home Staging for Realtors Professional Development
  • eDecorating Professional Development
  • Variety of other Professional Development 


This is an industry full of opportunities and growth potential. Let us help you achieve your dreams by blending your talent with our education, certifications, marketing and business savvy to help you reach your goals. We welcome the opportunity to talk with you about staging or decorating as a career choice.

Please call our Executive Director, Sandra Racz, at 888-383-9555 for a personal one on one conversation about your needs. 


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CALL: 888-383-9555