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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.

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UDL-Con: International. Our Stories. Our Community. Convention, connection, conversation. #UDLcon

UDL-Con: International

This year, for the first time, CAST’s Annual Symposium and the UDL-IRN Summit are joining forces to create the world’s largest International UDL Convention. 

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New Board of Directors Announcement

We welcome Karla Estrada, LaRon A. Scott, and Kristina Ishmael to the CAST Board of Directors! Their expertise and passion for equitable, inclusive education align perfectly with our mission.

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PreK–12: Live Virtual Class

Introduction to Universal Design for Learning

Learn the core concepts and foundations of UDL, practical applications of UDL to lesson design, and how to support flexible, inclusive instruction.

Monday, April 1 – Tuesday, April 2, 2024

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PreK–12: Live Virtual Class

UDL Beyond the Basics

Designed for educators who have a handle on the UDL core concepts and are ready for the next step in their learning. Prerequisite: Introduction Explore Universal Design for Learning or Engagement, Motivation & Emotion in the UDL Classroom

Monday, April 8 – Tuesday, April 9, 2024

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Postsecondary: Instructor-Led Course

Introduction to Universal Design for Learning

Designed exclusively for higher education, this course includes strategies to remove barriers to learning for postsecondary students.

Monday, June 3 – Sunday, July 28, 2024

Stories From Our Work

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CAST Partners with New Hampshire Prisons to Apply UDL to “Choose Love” Curriculum

What happens when we redesign a curriculum to meet the needs of incarcerated adult learners?

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CAST Teams Up with Rural California Schools to Build Bridges for Learning & Healing

We're supporting districts in northern California to recover after learning loss as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic compounded with the devastating wildfires in that region.

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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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Headshots of the new CAST Board Members Karla Estrada, LaRon A. Scott, Kristin Ishmael

New Board of Directors Announcement

We are thrilled to announce the addition of three remarkable individuals to the CAST Board of Directors: Karla Estrada, LaRon A. Scott, and Kristina Ishmael.

Monday, February 12, 2024

CAST, Until learning has no limits. Forty Forward

Lindsay Jones, CEO of CAST, Leaders in Universal Design for Learning and Accessible Technology Respond to the US Department of Education's 2024 National Education Technology Plan

The much-anticipated 2024 National Education Technology Plan outlines a transformative vision for K-12 teaching and learning enabled by technology.

Monday, January 22, 2024

CAST, Until learning has no limits. Forty Forward

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of CAST – Forty Forward: A Message from our CEO, Lindsay Jones

This year marks an exceptional milestone in our journey – 40 years of unwavering dedication to transforming education and empowering learners around the globe.

Monday, January 22, 2024

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Join Our Team

We're currenty seeking a Universal Design for Learning Implementation Specialist and a Marketing & Sales Intern.

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