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 ...
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.
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 ...
Director, National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning (AEM Center)
Cynthia Curry is Director of the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning (AEM Center). She is responsible for ensuring that the Center meets its goal to increase the use of accessible educational materials and accessible technologies by learners with disabilities across preK-12, higher education, and workforce development.
Instructional Designer & Research Associate
As an instructional designer and research associate, Kevin works to design accessible educational technologies and curricula by understanding user needs and applying the latest research from the learning sciences. As a former high school teacher and an individual with a reading disability, Kevin is passionate about leveraging research to help students with learning disabilities realize their potential.
Director, The Yellin Center for Mind, Brain, and Education
Dr. Paul Yellin is the founding director of The Yellin Center for Mind, Brain, and Education in New York City, established in 2007. For the previous five years he served as National Director of the Student Success Program at the All Kinds of Minds Institute ...
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 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.
Senior Innovation Scientist
As Senior Innovation Scientist, Bob applies his expertise in neuroscience, learning science, assessment, instructional design, UX design, and programming to the challenge of providing students with flexible and effective learning opportunities and teachers with the resources and supports to make this happen.