Sam Johnston brings expertise in peer-based learning models, distance and blended education, and program evaluation to her work at CAST. With support of the Gates Foundation’s Project Open, she recently led the development of UDL On Campus ...
Senior Product Development Manager
As a Senior Product Development Manager, Patti coordinates CAST's school-based implementation of research and development projects, including teacher training, classroom instruction, and data collection in classrooms. She also collaborates ...
Senior Development Officer
As CAST's Senior Development Officer, Sherri Wilcauskas draws on more than a dozen years' non-profit management and fund-raising experience to support CAST's mission of fostering effective and engaging learning experiences for all. Sherri helps design ...
CAST offers recommendations to the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) to improve its proposed accommodations for students with disabilities who take PARCC’s large-scale assessment. The accommodations in question concern writing.
CAST's Co-Founder and Chief of Education Design, Emeritus
Drawing on a long-term focus on the psychological aspects of learning and learning disabilities, Anne Meyer played a leading role in CAST’s design of multimedia technology for diverse learners. Dr. Meyer has also led efforts to refine and disseminate ...
Director of Educational User Experience Design
As Director of Educational User Experience Design, Kim Ducharme heads up design strategy and user experience for the development of interactive learning environments and tools that expand learning opportunities for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning. She leverages ...
CAST offers a number of robust (and free) learning tools. These tools, designed and tested as part of CAST’s research projects, help educators, parents, and students experience the power of flexible learning environments.
CAST through the years: One mission, many innovations. A look at CAST's history and accomplishments from 1984 through today.
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.
Chair, Massachusetts Gaming Commission
A member of CAST's Board of Directors since 1995 and chair/co-chair from 2004 to 2015, Stephen P. Crosby was named the first chair of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission in December 2011. Prior to joining the Commission, Mr. Crosby served as Founding Dean ...