This week, check out the UDL Spotlight section for an article highlighting a UDL classroom at Miami University. Don’t forget to order your (em)powered by UDL t-shirt! There are several exciting UDL events coming up at BCSC and CAST as well as information about the 2nd annual UDL-IRN Great Lakes Regional Event. Check out the Network and Learn series section for access to all the UDL-IRN Professional Development Committee’s pass webinars.

McGuffey’s universal designed classroom provides inclusion and accessibility for all. Miami University has transformed a regular classroom into a UDL classroom with the project lead up by advisor Ashley Johnson and her team of college students.

Get your (em)powered by UDL t-shirts now! Only available for a limited time, so order yours today!

July 23rd – 27th
Join Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation (BCSC) for their UDL Implementation Summer Institute! Session offerings will support participant variability by providing daily keynotes and breakout sessions on UDL 101, UDL Advanced, Behavior/Mental Health, Cultural Responsiveness, Instructional Technology, eLearning, Intensive Needs, and English Language Learners. Registration is open on a first come first serve basis and there are a limited number of participant spots available. Sign up here!

July 30th – August 1st
CAST’s 4th Annual UDL Symposium is an opportunity to come together as a community to explore the promise of Universal Design for Learning for empowering learners. By engaging in sessions designed to encourage critical conversations, problem-solving, and hands-on exploration, participants will consider empowerment through a UDL lens. Learn more!

November 9th
Join us at Goodwin College on November 9 for our inaugural UDL conference! Check out the conference website for more details!

November 12th – 13th
Save the date for the 2nd annual UDL-IRN Great Lakes Regional Event! This year, we will be diving into classroom and environment design, executive function, and culturally responsive classroom design. You don’t want to miss this fabulous event in Clinton Township, MI! More details coming soon!

Summer is the perfect time to binge watch the UDL-IRN Professional Development Committee’s Network and Learn series webinars! Check our past video recordings from Network and Learn webinars and see the Network and Learn LIVE! recording from the 2018 UDL-IRN International Summit.

For the month of July, we won’t be sending out any weekly email updates. We will, however, be sending out specific information on upcoming UDL events. We’ll be back in August!


As always, we welcome your feedback and would be happy to hear from you! If you have suggestions, want to become more engaged, or have events you want highlighted, let us know. Please reply to this email with your questions and comments.

Thank you,

with the UDL-IRN Team