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    logo for PARCC, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers

    CAST, 2013

    CAST offers recommendations to the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) to improve its proposed accommodations for students with disabilities who take PARCC’s large-scale assessment. The accommodations in question concern reading and the use of calculators.

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    Innovate Inside the Box with Katie Novak & George Couros

    7:00PM – 8:00PM ET on Tuesday, October 15, 2019

    Tuesday, October 15, 7:00 – 8:00 pm ET Experience bestselling CAST author Katie Novak and bestselling author George Couros as they share their newest work, Innovate Inside the Box. Learn how UDL is not only a framework to eliminate inequities, but also one to explicitly foster innovation for all students.

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    Senior Policy Analyst

    A nationally recognized expert in accessible educational materials and Universal Design for Learning, Skip Stahl has extensive experience in advising education stakeholders--including states, district leaders, publishers and policy makers--on how to ...

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    Senior Technical Assistance Advisor

    Joy Smiley Zabala is a leading expert on the use of assistive technology (AT) to improve education for people with disabilities. As a technologist, special educator, teacher trainer, and conference speaker, Dr. Zabala has earned international recognition ...

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    Senior Director of Learning & Innovation

    Dr. James D. Basham is the Senior Director of Learning & Innovation at CAST and founder of the Universal Design for Learning - Implementation and Research Network (UDL-IRN). He is also an Associate Professor at the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas.

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    Implementation Specialist

    Niel Albero is a UDL Implementation Specialist, working with school based teams to develop understanding around the UDL framework and customize their experience to their context.

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    Implementation Specialist

    In her role as an Implementation Specialist, Susan partners with educators to implement the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework to practice.

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    Rose, et al. (Eds.), 2005

    This book addresses crucial questions about how to create full access to the general education curriculum for children with disabilities.

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    Hall, T.E. et al., 2015

    CAST created Strategic Reader, a technology-based system blending Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) in a digital learning environment to improve reading comprehension instruction. This experimental study evaluates the effectiveness of The Strategic Reader ...

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    Director of Research & Curriculum for Professional Learning

    As Director of Research & Curriculum for Professional Learning,  Jenna W. Gravel works to connect research and practice by supporting educators to apply UDL to the classroom in order to engage all learners in rich, sophisticated learning opportunities. Specifically, Dr. Gravel’s research explores the intersections of UDL and disciplinary thinking in English Language Arts (ELA) and the ways that these intersections can promote diverse learners’ engagements in discipline-specific practices, commitments, and habits of mind. She studies these themes by drawing from approaches that emphasize partnerships between researchers and practitioners in order to examine interventions through iterative cycles of inquiry. She seeks to explore how these research-practice collaborations can serve as meaningful sources of professional learning for educators.

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