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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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The 8th Annual CAST UDL Symposium: Learner Voice

Join us for a learning and networking experience filled with conversations that elevate our thinking around UDL and learner voice.

Wednesday, July 27 – Friday, July 29, 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, September 12 – Monday, December 12, 2022

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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, October 6 – Friday, October 7, 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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Joy Zabala Fellows in AT & AEM Named for 2022–2023

The Fellows will collaborate to develop, enhance, and disseminate assistive technology and accessible educational materials-focused practices designed to widen educational opportunities for struggling students.

Friday, July 1, 2022

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Tribute to an Early Champion of Universal Design for Learning

With deep heartache, we grieve the loss of our longtime friend, mentor, and collaborator Dr. Tom Hehir. CAST is deeply honored to have been one of the many organizations inspired and impacted by Tom’s work.

Friday, June 24, 2022

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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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We're seeking a a User Experience (UX) Design Lead for Learning Designed and an Accounts Payable Specialist.

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