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Daniel Frering, LC
Director, Grants Development
and Educational Programs
Adjunct Assistant Professor
518-687-7149
Dan Frering

Manages and develops the LRC Outreach Education Program, including teaching, curriculum development, identifying audiences, and securing funding for LRC non-degree programs, production, editing, and informational services. Coordinates the LRC Graduate Education Program including student recruitment, course development, and program marketing. Manages the LRC proposal development process.

Education:
B.A., Education, College of Saint Rose, Albany, N.Y., 1984
Graduate Certificate of Advanced Study (C.A.S.), Educational Administration, North Adams State College, North Adams, MA, 1989
MS in Lighting, courses in Lighting Technology, Human Factors in Lighting, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Research interests:
Lighting education, energy-efficient lighting technology, distance learning, Internet-based education, lighting economics, commercial lighting applications.

Background:
Elementary and high school teacher, elementary school principal. Executive Director of Kenwood Child Development Center, Albany, NY, a nationally accredited early childhood education center. Specialist in Education and Distance Learning, the New York State Department of Health.

Professional memberships:
Council and Board of Directors of the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP) National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, Certified Program Validation National Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development

Awards:
Lighting Certification (LC) National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions

Publications
Author of numerous articles dealing with education and early childhood development with publication in associated journals.

1998 - Executive Producer of two nationwide videoconference programs - Live from the LRC, The Future of Lighting and The Human




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