ABOUT THE FACILITATORS

Dr. David Rose
Founder and Chief Education Officer, CAST
Dr. David Rose is a developmental neuropsychologist and educator whose primary focus is on the development of new technologies for learning. In 1984, Dr. Rose co-founded Centre for Applied Special Technology (CAST), a not-for-profit research and development organization whose mission is to improve education, for all learners, through innovative uses of modern multimedia technology and contemporary research in the cognitive neurosciences. That work has grown into a new field called Universal Design for Learning which now influences educational policy and practice throughout the United States and beyond. Dr. Rose also teaches at Harvard's Graduate School of Education where he has been on the faculty for more than 25 years.
Learn more about Dr. Rose and his work:
http://www.cast.org/about/staff/drose.html

Grace Meo
Director, Professional Development & Outreach Services, CAST
As Director of Professional Development & Outreach Services, Grace Meo manages CAST's programs for preK-20 teachers and administrators. Ms. Meo also oversees a national consortium of schools that collaborate with CAST on researching, designing, modeling, and disseminating universally-designed materials and practices that address the needs of all learners.
Learn more about Ms. Meo and her work:
http://www.cast.org/about/staff/gmeo.html

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