Monday, May 14, 2018
During the week of May 14-21, 2018, CAST's CEE-STEM project will be featured in the NSF STEM for All Video Showcase. This week-long, virtual showcase creates an opportunity for NSF-funded research projects in various stages to discuss their work with fellow researchers as well as the public.
Technical Assistance Specialist
As a Technical Assistance Specialist with CAST’s AEM Center, Steve Nordmark focuses on “back end” work with curriculum developers, standards organizations and industry groups, developing partnerships and identifying opportunities to increase the availability of accessible materials and technologies.
Senior Director of Research and Development
As Senior Director of Research and Development, Jose Blackorby, PhD, leads CAST’s research, project development, and technical assistance efforts.
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.
Instructional Designer & Research Associate
After earning master’s degrees in American Studies at Yale University, I worked on my doctoral dissertation which investigated the role of the image of home in American culture up to the Civil War. This somewhat esoteric topic led to digging into ...
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.
Thursday, May 28 – Friday, May 29, 2015
Learn step-by-step lesson planning strategies using the UDL principles and guidelines, ways to evaluate curriculum and tools and resources for flexible instructional tools, including new technologies.
Senior Research Scientist
CAST responds to a request by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) for comments on its draft PARCC Accommodations Manual for the organization’s large-scale assessment. In this statement, CAST points out five areas where the assessments could be improved to make them more accessible and effective for learners, especially those with disabilities.
CAST through the years: One mission, many innovations. A look at CAST's history and accomplishments from 1984 through today.