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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Join us for the 7th Annual CAST UDL Symposium: The Future Designed, July 28–30, 2021, online and on-demand. Grab your spot before May 1st for the early bird discount on your ticket price.
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The ASPIRE program hosted by George Mason University helps prepare selected special educators for leadership positions in the field.
Monday, April 26, 2021
Meet the Stakeholder Council members for UDL Rising to Equity: Reenvisioning the UDL Guidelines.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
The Center for Innovation, Design & Digital Learning (CIDDL) will connect researchers, educators and higher education faculty across the country to improve the use of technology in special education.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Upcoming Learning Events
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Let the AEM Center's technical assistance team introduce you to our new website.
2:00PM – 3:00PM ET on Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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, June 7 – Monday, September 6, 2021
Join the CITES team for this two-part virtual workshop series and receive a hands-on walk-through of the CITES Framework Field Guide. The Guide offers a systematic and data-based decision-making process for leaders.
3:00PM – 4:30PM ET on Tuesday, June 15, 2021