Technical Assistance Specialist
In her role, Janet works with the CITES team to help build the capacity of school districts to improve their collaboration and efficacy of Assistive Technology (AT) and Educational Technology (EdTech) systems. ...
Senior Research Scientist
Dr. Jess Gropen’s research on executive function and conceptual change not only contributes to contemporary research in cognitive science on the development of mathematical and scientific thinking in early childhood, but also offers effective strategies to close STEM learning opportunity gaps for children from low-income communities. ...
Technology Consultant to Non-Profit Organizations (Retired)
Jim Williamson recently retired as President of Williamson Consulting, Inc. which he formed in 1998 to continue his information technology consultation as an independent practitioner. He formed Williamson Consulting, Inc., in June of 1998 to continue ...
Director of Postsecondary & Workforce Development
As Director of Postsecondary & Workforce Development, Sam Catherine Johnston provides thought and operational leadership in CAST’s workforce/postsecondary opportunities.
UDL is found in many public policies in the U.S. around K-12 education, higher education, educational technology, and workforce development.
Director of Digital Communications & Outreach
As Director of Digital Communications & Outreach, Mindy Johnson develops and oversees a consistent digital communications strategy for all CAST online and social media outreach to promote and extend CAST’s strategic plan.
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.
Monday, August 10 – Wednesday, August 12, 2015
First Annual CAST UDL Symposium! Join educators, administrators, and researchers from K-12 and higher education to work with leading UDL experts to explore the latest in brain research, teaching practices, and curriculum design.
Friday, September 28 – Saturday, September 29, 2018
3:30PM – 5:00PM ET on Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Join host Allison Posey and guests Kim Ducharme and Bill Wilmot from CAST to learn more about journey mapping as a tool for building empathy and planning for new learning experiences, whether they are in-person or remote.