CERTIFIED WORKROOM PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM
As the most comprehensive, single educational program in the industry, it requires a minimum of six weeks self-study in preparation for the examination. When you register for the program, you are immediately sent the study materials—so don't wait until the last minute!
Listed below are the upcoming testing locations and dates. The cost of the program is $375 for non-members and $295 for members. Contact Mark Nortman at the WCAA office to register or for more information. February 1, 2002, Las Vegas, NV March 23, 2002, Baltimore, MD April 20, 2002, St. Louis, MO August 17, 2002 Greenville, SC
WEB SITE RECOGNITION AWARD
The WCAA is proud to announce the creation of a new Web site recognition award to be presented to our members for having both used the WCAA logo on their sites and also creating a site promoting the window coverings industry.
This award is available only to WCAA members and will be displayed on their home pages.
NEW INDUSTRY PARTNERS
The WCAA is proud to announce the newest addition to its growing list of Industry Partners. Industry Partners support the mission of the WCAA to make available educational opportunities, to encourage a code of business ethics and to work for the betterment of the industry. John Dixon Co. is a fabricator and distributor of custom window treatments exclusively to the trade. For more information, please contact them at (800) 686-0001. Kirsch, High Point, NC, is a leading manufacturer of the award-winning cordless blinds and shades; horizontal metal, vinyl and wood blinds; vertical blinds; woven woods; pleated, roller, Roman and cellular shades; soft horizontal and vertical shadings; and drapery hardware. For more information, please contact them at www.kirsch.com.
The Window Coverings Association of America (WCAA) is the only national non-profit trade association dedicated to the retail window coverings industry and to the dealers, decorators, designers and workrooms who are its members. For more information on becoming a member and member benefits, contact Mark Nortman, executive director, at (888) 298-9222; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.wcaa.org.