CAST Professional Publishing

CAST Professional Publishing produces books that help educators at all levels improve their practice—and change students' lives—through Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

Book, Universally Designed Leadership

Universally Designed Leadership: Applying UDL to Systems and Schools by Katie Novak and Kristan Rodriguez

The new Every Student Succeeds Act governing K-12 education in the United States defines and endorses Universal Design for Learning (UDL) as a framework to help achieve greater opportunity and academic achievement for all learners.

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Book, Elevating Co-Teaching Through UDL

Elevating Co-Teaching through UDL by Elizabeth Stein

Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a framework for designing inclusive learning environments, offers co-teachers structure and guidance in pursuing their goal to create successful learning environments for all students.

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Book, UDL NOW! A Teacher's Guide

UDL NOW! Revised by Katie Novak

In this revised and expanded edition of the bestseller UDL Now! Katie Novak provides practical insights and savvy strategies for turning UDL principles into action. UDL Now! is a fun and effective Monday morning playbook for great teaching. Foreword by CAST Co-Founder David H. Rose!

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Online Training with CAST Professional Learning

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We offer both facilitated and non-facilitated scheduled and self-paced online courses. Courses range in length from 5 to 15 weeks, and course topics include Introduction to Universal Design for Learning, UDL and Math, UDL and ELL, UDL and Affect, and UDL and Science. All scheduled courses are facilitated and run every spring, summer, and fall. Self-paced courses (both facilitated and non-facilitated) run continuously throughout the year. Participants can begin these courses at any time. Many of our online courses provide the option to register for graduate credit from accredited universities that have partnered with CAST.

Click here to view the full CAST Professional Learning online course catalog. To learn more about CAST online learning, contact Allison Posey, Professional Learning Associate, at 781-245-2212, ext 247 or by email For the rest of CAST Professional Learning’s services, please visit here.

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Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology
by The QIAT Team

Book, Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology

The QIAT Leadership Team is a group of 11 educators and assistive technology experts from across the United States who together lead a national grassroots community committed to improving the quality of AT and AT services.

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UDL In The Cloud
by Katie Novak and Tom Thibodeau

Book, UDL in the Cloud: How to design and deliver online education using Universal Design for Learning

UDL in the Cloud helps educators design and deliver more accessible, engaging, and effective online learning experiences. Offers a highly practical approach to developing e-courses, virtual snow days, flipped classes, and blended learning experiences that meet the needs of diverse learners.

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Universal Design for Learning: Theory and Practice
by Anne Meyer and David Rose

Book, Universal Design for Learning: Theory and Practice

Anne Meyer and David Rose, who first laid out the principles of UDL in the ‘90s, provide an ambitious, engaging discussion of new research and best practices. This book gives the UDL field an essential and authoritative learning resource for the coming years.

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