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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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The 2023 UDL-IRN Summit: 10 years of UDL community

UDL your way!

We're celebrating a decade of bringing together thousands of educators from around the globe to network, collaborate, research, share, and learn together about Universal Design for Learning. Join us in-person or virtually March 14–15, 2023 in Orlando, FL and online.

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Upcoming Learning Events

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Regional Event

The 6th Annual Great Lakes UDL Experience

Join us for a deep dive into systemic, school wide UDL implementation. Registration includes one full-day professional learning event and three follow-up sessions.

8:30AM – 3:30PM ET on Monday, December 12, 2022

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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, January 30 – Monday, April 24, 2023

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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, February 27 – Friday, April 21, 2023

Stories From Our Work

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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 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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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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Read Universal Design for Learning: Theory and Practice for Free in Clusive!

Clusive is a flexible and customizable digital reading tool developed by CAST and its partners in the federally funded Center on Inclusive Software for Learning (CISL). It contains scaffolds and supports designed with accessibility and Universal Design for Learning in mind.

Sunday, November 13, 2022

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CAST Partners with Inclusive Learning 365 Authors

Join the CITES Community of Practice to access a series of webinars with the authors of "Inclusive Learning 365"!

Friday, November 11, 2022

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CAST to Investigate How Outdoor Recreation Can Foster Positive STEM Identities and Pathways for Rural Youth

CAST and UNH have been awarded funding from the NSF AISL program to explore strategies that make STEM careers more attractive and accessible to teenagers in New Hampshire’s rural communities.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

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Join Our Team

We're seeking a Learning Experience Designer, a Technical Assistance Specialist, an Editorial Assistant, a Client Relationship Manager and a Client Relationship Coordinator.

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