Skip to main content
Until learning has no limits®

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.

Learn about our mission and values

Work at CAST. Images of CAST staff and participants doing the good work of CAST.

Join Our Team

We have some exciting new job opportunities at CAST, including a Chief Science Officer who will lead and grow our research and development work, and an Implementation Specialist to work with our professional learning team in California.

Learn about our career opportunities

News from CAST

Search all news

CAST logo

State Workforce Training Fund to Support Accessibility Training of All CAST Staff

Ensuring fundamental access to learning for all is CAST’s primary work, and accessibility is a foundational component of Universal Design for Learning.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Four overlapping icons representing the four UDL-SICC domains: School Culture and Environment, Teaching and Learning, Leadership and Management, and Professional Learning.

CAST Announces New Criteria to Guide UDL Implementation, Certification for Schools

These exciting new resources will allow schools to guide and measure their use of UDL to create inclusive learning experiences and environments.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Clusive Summer Reading Challenge! Illustration of Toggle from the Clusive tool reading on a mobile device in an outdoor setting

CAST Announces Clusive™ Summer Reading Challenge

Are you exploring ways to add more reading to your students’ summer? Try Clusive and enter to win a prize!

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Upcoming Learning Events

Search all learning events

Photo of a teacher with young students

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, August 12 – Friday, August 13, 2021

Photo of Nicole Tucker-Smith and the Supercharge Your Professional Learning book cover

Supercharge Your Professional Learning

Are you looking for effective ways to design and lead professional development? Gain new insights, templates, and guidance to apply the art and science of helping people put professional learning into practice.

Tuesday, September 7 – Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Students and teachers working at computers
Online Course

UDL101: Introduction to Universal Design for Learning

This online course is designed for anyone interested in the theory and practice of UDL. While many of our examples are K-12 focused, higher education faculty are welcome and encouraged to take this course to learn about UDL theory and consider how to apply it to their curricula.

Monday, September 13 – Monday, December 13, 2021

Top of Page