Post-Secondary Lighting Educator’s Summit

This full day IN-PERSON summit will be bringing together College and Graduate level Lighting Educators to share pedagogy, challenges, and successes as we emerge from the global pandemic. This event takes place during the Hemsley Portfolio Review Weekend in New York City.

Please note, you will need to provide proof of vaccination status when registering.

Price: This is a Free, IN PERSON event
Program Facilitator(s):

Mark Stanley and Clifton Taylor

More Information:

March 26, 2022:  Chelsea Factory, Manhattan

9:30am – 10:00am  Coffee and Welcome to Chelsea Factory

10:00am-11:15am Session 1: Coming out of the Pandemic: What have we learned about Lighting Design education. What can we use going forward?

11:15 – 12:30:  Session 2: “Problem Based Learning”: developing a repository of design teaching knowledge” – Clifton Taylor

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30pm – 3:00pm Session 3: What are we doing about recruiting and making a more inclusive industry?  Ideas to share for your community.

3:00pm – 3:15pm Break

3:15pm – 5:00pm  Session 4: What can Studio School of Design do to help you in your curriculum. what can Studio School do for your students extracurricularly

5:00pm – 5:30pm travel uptown to ETC offices

5:30 – 7:00pm (optional) Evening at ETC: Talkback with Students: “How do Directors and Designer’s Talk about Lighting”

Alan Edwards, Facilitator, with Sarna Lapine (director) and Peter Flynn (director)

This seminar has been made possible by donations from generous supporters of the Studio School of Design. Please become a supporter today to help us continue to achieve our mission to make our profession stronger through knowledge, access and belonging.


Program Facilitator(s)

photograph of Mark Stanley

Mark Stanley

Director, President
photograph of Clifton Taylor

Clifton Taylor

Director, Vice President, Secretary