Most home stagers are independent business owners. I would start by determining the top staging company in your area, and inquire as to whether they have openings. Most require accreditation of some kind, but not all.
You might try www.stagedhomes.com.
Good luck to you!
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There are exceptions to every rule, Michelle, but yes aluminum can most often be painted, and needs to be on the exterior of the home. The largest pitfall to aluminum, as opposed to vinyl or wood, is that aluminum dents easy. A higher maintenance item, but one can change the color of it as opposed to vinyl.