Saturday, June 24, 2017
CAST is pleased to welcome Wendy Scott Keeney as Chief Development Officer (CDO). In this role, Wendy will oversee all efforts large and small across the organization to build a pipeline of diverse funding opportunities for CAST and a robust portfolio.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
CAST Co-Founder David Rose received the J.E. Wallace Wallin Special Education Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council for Exceptional Children.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
CAST Co-Founder David Rose will receive the J.E. Wallace Wallin Special Education Lifetime Achievement Award at CEC 2017.
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, November 2, 2016
CAST's Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Linda Gerstle as the organization's Chief Executive Officer.
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.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
CAST today announced the appointment of Kirk Behnke as Senior Director of Professional Learning.
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.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
This past December, Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which replaces No Child Left Behind. And for the first time, the nation’s general K-12 education law defines and endorses Universal Design for Learning.