Tuesday, May 19, 2015
“Making the most of technology requires a methodical and principled approach, one that turns the aspirations of personalized learning into an effective practice of personalized learning,” writes CAST’s David Gordon in eSchool News. “Universal design for learning makes that practice possible. The challenge for educators is to realize this potential in the classroom on Monday morning.”
Director of Professional Learning
As Director of Professional Learning, Jennifer Levine oversees the design and delivery of products and services related to the implementation of Universal Design for Learning in schools, districts, and states.
Chief Executive Officer
Linda Gerstle was named CAST's Chief Executive Officer in 2016.
Friday, March 6, 2015
CAST Co-Founder David Rose and Co-President Gabrielle Rappolt-Schlichtmann and their work on the Udio project were featured this week in The Hechinger Report, an online national web magazine.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
CAST Research Scientist Sam Johnston is quoted in a new Campus Technology magazine article titled "Course Design that Meets More Learners' Needs."
What we know about the brain is central to the Universal Design for Learning Framework. Knowing key facts about the brain from a UDL perspective can help inform learning design to address learner variability. Find out more in this downloadable resource designed for educators.
CAST's Co-Founder and Chief of Education Design, Emeritus
Drawing on a long-term focus on the psychological aspects of learning and learning disabilities, Anne Meyer played a leading role in CAST’s design of multimedia technology for diverse learners. Dr. Meyer has also led efforts to refine and disseminate ...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Oak Foundation has awarded CAST and the UDL Implementation and Research Network (UDL-IRN) $1 million over three years in support of efforts to create the Universal Design for Learning Certification and Credentialing Initiative (UDL-CCI).
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
New Profit, a national venture philanthropy organization, has awarded $100,000 to CAST and the UDL Implementation and Research Network (UDL-IRN) to support the development and launch of Universal Design for Learning K-12 school-level certifications as part of a larger multi-year UDL Certification and Credentialing Initiative (UDL-CCI).
Curriculum and Design Specialist
Allison Posey participates in professional development, instructional design, and online course instruction at CAST. She also provides background in the application of neuroscience research to instructional practices.