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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
Monday, August 8 – Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Engagement is essential for learning, so how do we design learning experiences that engage all learners? Join CAST and educators, administrators, curriculum designers, technology leaders, specialists, advocacy groups, and researchers as we explore the latest research and UDL strategies for motivating learners and helping them become more purposeful in high-level learning.
Monday, July 30 – Wednesday, August 1, 2018
CAST's Annual UDL Symposium is one of the premiere education events focused on leading the field of Universal Design for Learning forward. This year’s UDL Symposium is an opportunity to come together as a community to explore the promise of Universal Design for Learning for empowering learners. July 31 - August 1, 2018 at the Harvard Law School campus in Cambridge, MA.
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.
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 ...
Reporting to the CFO, this senior level position is responsible for managing all aspects of federal and private grants, including financial reporting, budget revisions, compliance, contracting, and providing basic project support for applications/proposals/reporting process.
Bridget Dalton, et al., 2013
The authors describe the empirical and theoretical roots of the Reading to Learn program of research conducted by CAST and the University of Michigan, which was designed to investigate the metacognition and learning of upper elementary ...
Reed & Coyne, 2014
In this blog post, 7 th grade teacher Stacey Reed and CAST Research Scientist Peggy Coyne share ideas and resources to help teachers engage students in the scientific process. They tie this work to the Common Core State Standards ...