Wednesday, December 3, 2014
T.H.E. Journal, a leading national magazine about education technology, features CAST’s work in its December issues. The article “6 Ways to Engage Every Learner Using UDL” explains to teachers “how to make your lessons more accessible and your lesson planning more fun.”
Thursday, July 30, 2015
CAST has received a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs to scale the use of digital science notebooks in grades 4 through 6.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
CAST and partners awarded $5 million to design software to adapt and customize digital materials for students with disabilities.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
CAST today announced the appointment of Jose Blackorby, PhD, as Senior Director of Research and Development. In this capacity, Dr. Blackorby will lead CAST’s research, project development, and technical assistance efforts. He will also open a West Coast office in the Bay Area.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
The November 2015 issue of School Administrator a magazine that circulates to more than 13,000 school and district leaders, features a package of stories about universal design for learning (UDL) and highlights CAST's free resources for schools.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
CAST Co-Founder David Rose will receive the J.E. Wallace Wallin Special Education Lifetime Achievement Award at CEC 2017.
Monday, September 12, 2016
Senior U.S. Department of Education officials visit CAST and local schools that practice UDL during "Opportunity Across America" Back-to-School Bus Tour. Sue Swenson, acting assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), and Ruth Ryder, acting director of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), will visit CAST on Tuesday afternoon for a “Learning and Listening” roundtable discussion of hot-button topics such as ways to improve K-12 literacy instruction, assessment, classroom products, and teacher preparation to make schools more inclusive and effective.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
The International Society for Technology in Education’s Inclusive Learning Network (ISTE-ILN) has announced that CAST’s Mindy Johnson will be honored with the group’s 2015 Outstanding Educator Award.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
CAST today announced the appointment of Kirk Behnke as Senior Director of Professional Learning.