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UDL Beyond the Basics

Online Event

Thursday, October 13 – Friday, October 14, 2022

10:00 am – 4:00 pm ET
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CAST’s Introduction to Universal Design for Learning Institute or UDL1, UDL101, or UDL101A online courses. Learn more about our Institutes & Online Courses.


The UDL Beyond the Basics institute is a two-day virtual workshop designed for educators who understand the UDL core concepts, the UDL design process and are ready to apply the UDL Guidelines to practice. Participants will apply UDL to the design of their own learning experiences and environments (in-person or virtual).

As a participant, you will choose a context to ground your learning—a situation you've encountered that is challenging. Examples of these contexts include authentic professional learning goals, an instructional problem of practice, or a more complex situation that requires further understanding and a potential shift. You will use a variety of design tools to build your reflective practice in designing contextual solutions.

Using the UDL framework and its practical guidelines, participants will:

  • Use the UDL Guidelines to design learning experiences
  • Use the UDL Guidelines to analyze and redesign learning environments
  • Understand the relationship between design and expert learning
  • Design for engagement
  • Understand the research-base of the UDL Guidelines and Checkpoints

Upon completion of the institute, participants will receive an official CAST certificate. 

To learn more about this institute, contact Patrice Morrison at 

Who should enroll?

This institute is designed for educators who are or would like to be leaders in the application of UDL, supporting others to apply UDL in their contexts. This can include instructional coaches, teacher leaders, UDL teams (general education teachers, special education teachers, curriculum coordinators, etc.), principals, and other administrators. Individuals or teams looking to strengthen their practice and application of UDL are also welcome.

Please note: This institute is limited to 30 participants.


Fee: $695 per person
A 10% discount is offered to teams of three or more people from the same institution.

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellations made 30 days or more in advance of the event date will not be charged. Cancellations made within 30 days – 7 days in advance of the event date will be charged $100. There will be no refund issued for cancellations made within 7 days of the event (this includes no-shows). Substitute registrations are encouraged. Please email Patrice Morrison at if you need to cancel or substitute your registration.

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