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About CAST

CAST is a multifaceted organization with a singular ambition: Bust the barriers to learning that millions of people experience every day. We do this by helping educators and organizations apply insights from the learning sciences and leading-edge practices to educational design and implementation.

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We're seeking a a User Experience (UX) Design Lead, an Accounts Payable Specialist, a Research Scientist, and a Career & Technical Education (CTE) Trainer/Expert.

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Online Course

UDL101: Introduction to Universal Design for Learning

This online course is designed for anyone interested in the application of UDL in the classroom.

Monday, September 12 – Monday, December 12, 2022

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Online Course

Universal Design for Learning in Postsecondary Education

Designed exclusively for higher education, this course includes strategies to remove barriers to learning for postsecondary students.

Monday, September 26 – Friday, November 18, 2022

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Introduction to Universal Design for Learning: Addressing the Variability of All Learners

Learn the core concepts and foundations of UDL, practical applications of UDL to lesson design, and how to support flexible, inclusive instruction.

Thursday, October 6 – Friday, October 7, 2022

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World Vision, Illustrative Math Use CAST Curriculum Review to Make Learning More Accessible

We partner with organizations designing learning experiences and materials to review and provide support in making their products more accessible and universally designed.

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CAST Helps New Hampshire Educators Create Innovation Network to Improve Access for All Learners

We're bringing UDL to the entire state of New Hampshire so that all learners have the opportunity to grow and thrive.

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Connecting Opportunity Youth to STEM Careers Through an Innovative Platform

Learn about CAST Efolio, a mobile-first e-portfolio platform where learners can explore supportive resources and demonstrate competencies in various contexts.

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CAST to Explore Using Drones to Get Rural Middle School Girls Interested in STEM Careers

Led by Principal Investigator Amanda Bastoni, PhD, of CAST’s workforce and career education team, the project is funded through NSF's iTEST program.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

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Joy Zabala Fellows in AT & AEM Named for 2022–2023

The Fellows will collaborate to develop, enhance, and disseminate assistive technology and accessible educational materials-focused practices designed to widen educational opportunities for struggling students.

Friday, July 1, 2022

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Tribute to an Early Champion of Universal Design for Learning

With deep heartache, we grieve the loss of our longtime friend, mentor, and collaborator Dr. Tom Hehir. CAST is deeply honored to have been one of the many organizations inspired and impacted by Tom’s work.

Friday, June 24, 2022

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