UDL Implementation SIG

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Cherie Smith
State Support Team 6

Elizabeth Stark
Middle Years / Diploma Programme Learning Support Coordinator

This group is focused on gathering best practices for UDL implementation, identifying and reducing barriers that limit accessibility to training and resources that support successful implementation and increasing UDL visibility and territory worldwide. Our work will include the consideration of differences in learner variability with an emphasis on culture, language, and multiperspectivism. If you are interested in joining this SIG, please contact one of the leaders listed above.

The UDL-IRN Implementation SIG is committed to working towards:

  • Worldwide Accessibility: Identifying and Reducing Barriers to Training and Resources that Support Successful UDL Implementation
  • Linking and Synthesizing UDL Implementation Divers, Practice Profiles, and Reporting Criteria
  • UDL in Remote Learning: Sharing and Curating Implementation Resources and Best Practices 
  • Increasing UDL Visibility and Territory in the International Education Community
  • UDL from the Beginning: Advocating for UDL as the Global Standard to Achieve Equitable and Empowering Learning


Our mission is to support the successful implementation and expansion of UDL in PK-12 schools, community learning, and workplaces worldwide.


Universal Design for Learning: Our shared path to an equitable future as global citizens

  • Supporting the process
  • Changing perspectives
  • Connecting worldwide


  • Advocacy
  • Generosity
  • Optimism 

Upcoming Meetings

December 16, 2022 @ 2PM EST

March 16, 2023 @ 2PM EST

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Meeting ID: 882 9266 5201
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Past Meeting Notes


Note Documents and Recordings

June 26, 2020

Getting Started (Meeting Notes)

September 18, 2020

Finalizing Our Objectives (Meeting Notes)

December 18, 2020

Defining the Barriers to Implementation and Expansion (Meeting Notes)

March 18, 2021

Implementation and Certification (Meeting Notes)(Recording)

June 3, 2021

Using UDL to Reduce and Remove Barriers for Community Learning (Meeting Notes)

December 3, 2021

Quarterly Meeting (Meeting Notes)

March 16, 2022

Quarterly Meeting (Meeting Notes)(Recording)

September 15, 2022

Quarterly Meeting (Meeting Notes)