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.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
On Thursday, November 17 at OCALICON 2016 held in Columbus, OH, Joy Zabala, CAST's Director of Technical Assistance and Co-Director of the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials, was one of the recipients of the 2016 OCALI Awards.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Senior Policy Analyst Skip Stahl commented in Education Week about the state of online postsecondary education for students with disabilities
Thursday, September 3, 2015
In this interview with Harvard University's Usable Knowledge newsletter, Co-President Gabrielle Rappolt-Schlichtmann describes CAST's work on how Universal Design for Learning can help offset the threat of stigma and stereotypes for students with learning disabilities.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
CAST today made public a redesign of UDL On Campus: Universal Design in Higher Education (http://udloncampus.cast.org), a popular website that helps postsecondary educators improve learning opportunities for all students through better curriculum design and technology choices.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
On November 18, Digital Promise hosted the first-ever design challenge titled “Designing a Better Future for Adult Learners.” The event took place in five locations across the United States, linked by simulcast web conferencing technology. CAST's Director of Design, Kim Ducharme, and Senior Interactive Designer, Cassandra Sell, both participated.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
“Making the most of technology requires a methodical and principled approach, one that turns the aspirations of personalized learning into an effective practice of personalized learning,” writes CAST’s David Gordon in eSchool News. “Universal design for learning makes that practice possible. The challenge for educators is to realize this potential in the classroom on Monday morning.”
Friday, March 6, 2015
CAST Co-Founder David Rose and Co-President Gabrielle Rappolt-Schlichtmann and their work on the Udio project were featured this week in The Hechinger Report, an online national web magazine.