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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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The 7th Annual CAST UDL Symposium: The Future Designed

Design the Future

This year's Symposium will be held online and on-demand from Wednesday, July 28 – Friday, July 30, 2021. Learn more about our theme, The Future Designed, and download our submission guide. Proposals are due by 11:59 pm PST on Friday, January 15, 2021.

Learn more & submit your proposal today

News from CAST

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Holiday Greetings from CAST—and Goodbye 2020!

As 2020 comes to a close, CAST's CEO, Linda Gerstle, looks back on the challenges and opportunities from an extraordinary year.

Friday, December 18, 2020

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CAST, University of Kansas to Build Scalable UDL Coaching Model

CAST & KU have won a 4-year, $1.6 million grant from the US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs to develop a sustainable coaching model that supports systemic implementation of UDL.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

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CAST's Luis F. Pérez Honored with ISTE Award

The Making IT Happen Award celebrates “outstanding educators and leaders who demonstrate extraordinary commitment, leadership, courage and persistence in improving digital learning opportunities for students.”

Monday, November 30, 2020

Upcoming Learning Events

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UDL101: Introduction to Universal Design for Learning

This online course is designed for anyone interested in the theory and practice of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

Monday, February 1 – Monday, April 26, 2021

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#UDLHE Digicon 2021: Guiding this Moment in Higher Education

This digital conference will focus on UDL in Higher Education contexts to share research, promising practices, and will serve as an opportunity to network and collaborate with others around the globe.

Thursday, February 4 – Friday, February 5, 2021

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DUA 101: un marco para abordar la variabilidad del alumno: teoría en la práctica

Este curso consiste en un conjunto de quince módulos introductorios que brindan una introducción al Diseño Universal para el Aprendizaje (DUA).

Thursday, March 4 – Sunday, August 15, 2021

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