Speaking Engagements

CAST’s learning scientists, education researchers, curriculum developers, and other experts provide sought-after speaking engagements on a range of topics related to UDL. Depending on your needs, we can present highly engaging, informative, and inspiring keynote addresses, workshop presentations, and seminars for audiences large and small.

CAST Co-Founder David Rose presenting at a CAST institute
Two men and one woman at a seminar
Allison Posey, CAST's Director of Institutes, speaking at an institute.

Recent presentations by CAST Staff include:

  • An Introduction to UDL at the NYC Charter Schools Collaborative. This 3-hour presentation offered an opportunity for an audience to learn about the UDL framework, the neuroscience that supports it, and how it applies to practice.
  • A full day presentation on How UDL Informs Assessment at the Learning Forward Conference.
  • A one-hour Keynote presentation on Best Practices for Online and Hybrid Courses at the Course Design Symposium On Ground and Online at CCSU.
  • A one-hour Keynote presentation on How UDL Works for All Learners at  McDaniel College’s Annual UDL Conference.

The focus and length of our speaking engagements can be tailored to your audience.  Popular choices are CAST Co-Founder David Rose’s presentations on “Rethinking Learning Differences in the Digital Age,” “From Bach to Lady Gaga: Personalization and Making Educational Decision,” and “University of One: Transforming Traditions to Reach Every Student.”

We can work with you to build speaking engagements around the following topics:

Universal Design for Learning
UDL and Common Core Curriculum Reform
UDL Leadership and Administration
UDL and Systems Change
Academic and Behavioral Support
Action Planning

Educational Technology
English Language Learners
Instructional and Curriculum Design
Learner Variability
Learning and Literacy
Learning Sciences
Neuroscience and Education
Special Populations

Contact Us To Schedule a Speaker

Contact Grace Meo, Senior Director of Professional Learning & Outreach Services at 781-245-2212, ext 263 or by email:

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