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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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CAST Announces AT/AEM Fellowship to Honor Joy Zabala

The Joy Zabala Fellowship in Assistive Technology & Accessible Educational Materials will celebrate the life and work of our dear colleague, Joy Smiley Zabala, EdD.

Friday, August 6, 2021

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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

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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

Upcoming Learning Events

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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, September 13 – Monday, December 13, 2021

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Understanding the Landscape of Special Education in Virtual Schools

This webinar will discuss how students receiving special education services fare while learning remotely, including during recent emergency remote learning.

3:30PM – 4:30PM ET on Monday, October 18, 2021

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The Artful Brain: How the Brain Constructs Beauty from Music, Art, or a Gourmet Dinner

Join CAST co-founder, David Rose for a four-part minicourse to discover what we can learn about ourselves, and our students, by exploring the neuroscience of how the brain creates beauty.

Wednesday, October 20 – Wednesday, November 10, 2021

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