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Speaking Engagements

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CAST’s learning scientists, education researchers, curriculum developers, and other experts provide sought-after speaking engagements on a range of topics related to UDL.

Book your next speaking engagement with CAST

Sample Keynote & Breakout Session Topics:

  • Welcome to UDL
    In this inspiring and big-picture presentation, attendees will learn about the foundational concepts that underlie UDL, about the UDL Guidelines, and the UDL design process.
    Prerequisite(s): None
  • UDL & Equitable Environments
    In this provocative presentation, attendees will learn about the purpose of UDL, the profound impact of adopting a UDL mindset, and unique strategies that can be employed to design learning environments that support equity for all students.
    Prerequisite(s): None
  • UDL & Accessibility
    In this compelling presentation, attendees will learn about the foundational concepts that underlie UDL and how accessibility is both central to and essential for Universal Design.
    Prerequisite(s): None 
  • UDL Guidelines Deep Dive
    This interactive presentation provides an in-depth look at the UDL Guidelines, including what they mean and how to apply them in teaching and learning.
    Prerequisite(s): Introduction to UDL 
  • Instructional Rounds to Support UDL Application
    Originally developed by a group of educators at Harvard University, CAST has adapted the Instructional Rounds protocol to help educators apply UDL in the classroom. In this hands-on session, attendees will learn how to use Instructional Rounds to enhance and support UDL.
    Prerequisite(s): Introduction to UDL preferred
  • Schoolwide UDL Implementation
    Tailored for school leaders, this session covers the four domains of UDL implementation and best practices for creating a school improvement plan with UDL.
    Prerequisite(s): None (some background in UDL preferred)
  • Custom Session
    Have a specific topic in mind? We will work with you to design a presentation or session that is relevant and engaging.

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