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  • California Department of Education and California Collaborative for Excellence in Education logos

    Friday, July 10, 2020

    CAST is pleased to announce the establishment of the California Collaborative for Inclusive Literacy (CCIL), a statewide professional development partnership to improve literacy outcomes using CAST’s signature framework, Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

  • CAST and AIR logos

    Thursday, April 4, 2019

    Five-year, $3.5 million OSEP-funded effort will bolster assistive and instructional technology design and use.

  • NSF logo surrounded by confetti

    Monday, May 13, 2019

    Four-year, $1.5-million effort extends earlier work to enhance STEM learning

  • 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.

  • Photo of Joy Zabala holding her OCALI award

    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.

  • Photo of Skip Stahl

    Wednesday, April 1, 2015

    Senior Policy Analyst Skip Stahl commented in Education Week about the state of online postsecondary education for students with disabilities

  • sad-looking teenage girl

    Thursday, September 3, 2015

    In this interview with Harvard University's Usable Knowledge newsletter, Co-President Gabrielle Rappolt-Schlichtmann describes CAST's work on how Universal Design for Learning can help offset the threat of stigma and stereotypes for students with learning disabilities.

  • UDL On Campus logo

    Thursday, October 8, 2015

    CAST today made public a redesign of UDL On Campus: Universal Design in Higher Education (http://udloncampus.cast.org), a popular website that helps postsecondary educators improve learning opportunities for all students through better curriculum design and technology choices.

  • Photo of Kim Ducharme

    Tuesday, December 1, 2015

    On November 18, Digital Promise hosted the first-ever design challenge titled “Designing a Better Future for Adult Learners.” The event took place in five locations across the United States, linked by simulcast web conferencing technology. CAST's Director of Design, Kim Ducharme, and Senior Interactive Designer, Cassandra Sell, both participated.

  • Until learning has no limits ®

    Located near Boston, CAST is a nonprofit education research and development organization that created the Universal Design for Learning framework, now used the world over to make learning more inclusive. The CAST team includes over 50 talented employees, including world-class educators, learning scientists, instructional designers, literacy experts, policy analysts, UX and graphic designers, software engineers, and a first-rate administrative and executive staff.

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