Dan Frering has over 35 years of experience in education, educational administration, and education program and curriculum development, including 25 years of experience focused on education in lighting. Dan has developed educational programs for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and others. Currently, he is the director of educational programs for the Light and Health Research Center (LHRC) at Mount Sinai. Previous to joining the LHRC, Dan served for 24 years as the director of educational programs for the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dan has specialized experience in curriculum and educational program development, workforce training development, and online education program development in the field of lighting. Mr. Frering is a Council Member for National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP).