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CAST is a multifaceted organization with a singular ambition: Bust the barriers to learning that millions of people experience every day. We do this by helping educators and organizations apply insights from the learning sciences and leading-edge practices to educational design and implementation.

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The 7th Annual CAST UDL Symposium: The Future Designed

Design the Future

This year's Symposium will be held online and on-demand from Wednesday, July 28 – Friday, July 30, 2021. Learn more about our theme, The Future Designed, and download our submission guide. Proposals are due by 11:59 pm PST on Friday, January 15, 2021.

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News from CAST

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CAST's Luis F. Pérez Honored with ISTE Award

The Making IT Happen Award celebrates “outstanding educators and leaders who demonstrate extraordinary commitment, leadership, courage and persistence in improving digital learning opportunities for students.”

Monday, November 30, 2020

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A Statement on The National Apprenticeship Act of 2020

The bill bill includes provisions that improve the accessibility of apprenticeship programs and promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities.

Friday, November 20, 2020

CAST Board Chair, Dr. Shelley Berman, holding his 2020 Utne O’Brien Award for Excellence

CAST Board Chair Receives Utne O’Brien Award for Excellence

Dr. Sheldon H. Berman is celebrated for innovation and excellence in social emotional learning practice by CASEL.

Monday, November 16, 2020

Upcoming Learning Events

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UDL101: Introduction to Universal Design for Learning

This online course is designed for anyone interested in the theory and practice of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

Monday, February 1 – Monday, April 26, 2021

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DUA 101: un marco para abordar la variabilidad del alumno: teoría en la práctica

Este curso consiste en un conjunto de quince módulos introductorios que brindan una introducción al Diseño Universal para el Aprendizaje (DUA).

Thursday, March 4 – Sunday, August 15, 2021

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Introduction to Universal Design for Learning: Addressing the Variability of All Learners

Learn the research basis for UDL, practical applications of UDL to lesson design, and helpful technology tools that support flexible, inclusive instruction.

Thursday, April 8 – Friday, April 9, 2021

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