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 reading and the use of calculators.
Senior Interaction Designer
Before joining CAST in 2015 as Senior Interaction Designer, Cassandra Sell worked with WGBH Digital in Brighton, MA as the lead digital designer on a variety of initiatives ...
Susan joined the staff at CAST in 2018 as an Implementation Specialist. In this role, she partners with educators to implement the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework to practice.
Independent Consultant & Co-Founder, The Civic Action Project
A member of CAST's Board of Directors since 1995, Steve Crosby has over 45 years of experience in policymaking, entrepreneurship, non-profits, and academics.
Hall, T.E. et al., 2015
CAST created Strategic Reader, a technology-based system blending Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) in a digital learning environment to improve reading comprehension instruction. This experimental study evaluates the effectiveness of The Strategic Reader ...
Rose, et al. (Eds.), 2005
This book addresses crucial questions about how to create full access to the general education curriculum for children with disabilities.
Leslie O'Callaghan provides administrative assistance to our National Center on Accessible Educational Materials (AEM Center) and Center on Inclusive Technology & Education Systems (CITES)
7:00PM – 8:00PM ET on Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Tuesday, October 15, 7:00 – 8:00 pm ET Experience bestselling CAST author Katie Novak and bestselling author George Couros as they share their newest work, Innovate Inside the Box. Learn how UDL is not only a framework to eliminate inequities, but also one to explicitly foster innovation for all students.
Thursday, April 23 – Friday, April 24, 2020
Bring your UDL implementation to the next level in this virtual learning opportunity, April 23–24, 2020.
Tuesday, September 19 – Wednesday, September 20, 2017
In this unique partnership, Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation (BCSC) and CAST have come together to present the theory behind Universal Design for Learning and to highlight what UDL looks like in classrooms where educators have proactively and purposefully integrated UDL.