Find CAST at ISTELive 23
Sunday, June 25 – Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Please note: This is not a CAST-hosted event. Registration through ISTE is required.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is a nonprofit organization that works with the global education community to accelerate the use of technology to solve tough problems in education and inspire innovation. ISTE's worldwide network believes in the potential technology holds to transform teaching and learning. ISTELive is one of the world’s most comprehensive edtech events, attended by a global contingent of education leaders, teachers, coaches, librarians/media specialists and more.
Find us at the conference!
Visit our CAST of Characters at these fantastic sessions and events at ISTELive 23.
Sunday, June 25, 2023
Calibration Conversations: Linking to Promote Inclusive Technology Leadership Practices
9:00 am – 11:00 am ET
Presenters: Maggie Pickett, Michelle Soriano, & Kelli Suding
Challenged by systemic barriers that impact learner engagement? Discover a framework of evidence-based practices, co-developed by a cohort of diverse school districts across the country. Learn how to engage in effective calibration conversations across edtech, IT and AT to accomplish inclusive digital learning opportunities for students with disabilities.
Keep Climbing: Transcend Toward Inclusive Technology Systems, Listen and Learn
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET
Presenters: Christine Fox, Cynthia Curry, Luis Pérez, & District Leaders
Leaders across the country are challenged to build systems that promote inclusive technology practices. Join a cohort of diverse school district leaders who are guiding effective collaboration across edtech, IT and AT to accomplish inclusive digital learning opportunities for all students. Be prepared to share experiences and bring questions.
Digital Escape Room: UDL Edition
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET
Presenters: Maggie Pickett, Cammie Kannekens, Amanda Nguyen, & Greta Sandler
Put your Universal Design for Learning (UDL) skills to the test during a digital escape room. The challenges are designed to meet everyone where they are on their UDL journey. You will discover the UDL concepts as you work and have resources you can use back at your school.
Monday, June 26, 2023
- Be a Leader: Building Inclusive Technology Systems
10:30 am – 11:30 am ET
Presenter: Maggie Pickett
Challenged by systemic barriers that impact learner independence and participation? Discover a framework of evidence-based practices, co-developed by a cohort of diverse school districts across the country, for guiding effective collaboration across edtech, IT and assistive technology to accomplish inclusive digital learning opportunities for students with disabilities.
Tuesday, June 27, 2023
- ISTE Community Leaders’ Virtual Escape Room
11:00 am – 12:00 pm ET
Presenters: Cammie Kannekens, Amanda Nguyen, Maggie Pickett, & Greta Sandler
This session is part of the "Virtual Experiences" series featured during ISTELive 23. This series was created to provide you with more opportunities to interact, make connections and have fun.
Wednesday, June 28, 2023
- Coordinating State and Local Systems for Providing Accessible Educational Materials (AEM)
10:00 am – 11:00 am ET
Presenters: Cynthia Curry, Michelle Soriano, & Donna Murray
The National AEM Center will share recommendations and resources from a cohort of seven states in their third year of creating coordinated statewide systems for providing AEM and technologies for learners with and without disabilities. You'll leave with tools to replicate these systems in your own settings.