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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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This year's CAST UDL Symposium is designed to amplify learner voices, particularly those who have been most marginalized by traditional educational systems. Check out the schedule, and join us this summer!

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Institute

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, June 2 – Friday, June 3, 2022

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Online Course

UDL101: Introduction to Universal Design for Learning

This online course is designed for anyone interested in the theory and practice of UDL.

Monday, June 6 – Monday, September 5, 2022

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Online Course

Universal Design for Learning in Postsecondary Education

Designed exclusively for higher education faculty, instructional designers, and administrators, this course includes strategies to revamp learning goals, materials, technologies, methods, and assessments to remove barriers to learning for students in postsecondary settings.

Monday, June 6 – Friday, July 29, 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 Research to Improve Secondary Mathematics Outcomes Expands with New Grant

The study aims to demonstrate improvements in math instruction, engagement, and outcomes through a holistic approach to supporting social-emotional, cognitive, and academic skills in general education classrooms.

Friday, February 18, 2022

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CAST Researcher to Lead Equity, Inclusion Work at National CTE Group

In this volunteer role for the Association for Career & Technical Education, Amanda Bastoni will oversee inclusion, access, equity, and diversity program activities.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

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CAST Appoints Lindsay Jones as new Chief Executive Officer

With more than 20 years of experience in education policy and legal advocacy, Lindsay will begin her new role as CAST CEO in March, 2022.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

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We're seeking a Project Manager and a User Experience (UX) Design Lead for Learning Designed.

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