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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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PreK–12: Instructor-Led Course

Introduction: Explore Universal Design for Learning

In this introductory online course for preK–12 educators, participants learn the research basis for UDL, practical applications of UDL to lesson design, and helpful technology tools that support flexible, inclusive instruction.

Monday, September 11 – Monday, December 11, 2023

Learners in postsecondary and career preparation contexts
Postsecondary & CTE: Instructor-Led Course

Implementation: Scale Universal Design for Learning

With a focus on application, this course will expose postsecondary and career and technical education participants to tools and strategies for building UDL practices into the existing processes and policies at their institution.

Monday, September 25 – Monday, November 20, 2023

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PreK–12: Live Virtual Class

Introduction: Explore Universal Design for Learning

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

Monday, September 25 – Tuesday, September 26, 2023

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CAST Partners with New Hampshire Prisons to Apply UDL to “Choose Love” Curriculum

What happens when we redesign a curriculum to meet the needs of incarcerated adult learners?

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CAST Teams Up with Rural California Schools to Build Bridges for Learning & Healing

We're supporting districts in northern California to recover after learning loss as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic compounded with the devastating wildfires in that region.

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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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Add Universal Design for Learning to Your CTE State Plan

By including UDL as a component of training and as a lever for innovation, CTE administrators and leaders are improving and optimizing teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn.

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

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Joy Zabala AT & AEM Fellows Named for 2023–2024

The selected mentor/mentee pairs jointly create a work plan that reflects Joy's approach to inclusive education, focusing on assistive technologies and accessible educational materials.

Monday, August 14, 2023

CAST your vote! SXSW EDU Community Voting August 8 – 20, 2023. #sxswedu

Vote for CAST Submissions at SXSW EDU 2024

The panel voting period for SXSW EDU proposals runs from August 8–20, 2023. Help our staff bring UDL and inclusive design to this world-class conference!

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

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