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  • Learning Designed logo

    2016–2020

    CAST and the UDL Implementation Research Network are leading a field-building initiative to stimulate, support, and sustain best practices in UDL education program design, product development, and classroom instruction to meet the growing global demand for UDL as a design framework that recognizes variability among all learners.

  • CAST offers a number of robust (and free) learning tools. These tools, designed and tested as part of CAST’s research projects, help educators, parents, and students experience the power of flexible learning environments.

  • Photo of Richard Jackson

    Senior Research Scientist

    Richard Jackson assists in the development of CAST's universally designed technology to meet the needs of individuals with visual disabilities.

  • Jose Blackorby

    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.

  • Photo of David Rose

    Thursday, February 9, 2017

    CAST Co-Founder David Rose will receive the J.E. Wallace Wallin Special Education Lifetime Achievement Award at CEC 2017.

  • Cover of School Administrator Magazine

    Thursday, November 5, 2015

    The November 2015 issue of School Administrator a magazine that circulates to more than 13,000 school and district leaders, features a package of stories about universal design for learning (UDL) and highlights CAST's free resources for schools.

  • Photo of Linda Butler

    Research & Development Operations Manager

    Linda Butler participates in and coordinates Agile development and design research of technology-based, universally designed learning environments. She also participates in content development, XML authoring, and media development at CAST...

  • Photo of Carole Lacy

    Chief Financial Officer

    As Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Lacy oversees the accounting and human resources functions within CAST, supervises accounting staff and provides oversight to the financial audit in accordance with GAAP. She works in collaboration ...

  • Photo of CAST timeline mural

    CAST through the years: One mission, many innovations. A look at CAST's history and accomplishments from 1984 through today.

  • Screen shot of Writer's Key online tool for teaching composition writing

    2011–2014

    Researchers from CAST and Arizona State University developed and tested Writer’s Key, a web-based tool that guides and supports middle-school students in writing argumentative (persuasive) and informational (expository) compositions. The research team based the design of Writer's Key on the framework of Universal Design for Learning. In addition to scaffolding users in the writing process, Writer's Key also provides supports for users such as multiple models, skill development activities, interactive work spaces, guided questions, and a breakdown of writing by process components in a flexible work space. Additionally, built-in peer to peer and teacher to student feedback support the writing process.