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Universal Design for Learning Foundations
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Title: Universal Design for Learning Foundations
Date(s): November 6, 2014
Time(s): 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Oakland Schools, 2111 Pontiac Lake Rd., 48328
Cost: $15.00 - Oakland County Public Schools and Public School Academies; $70.00 - Oakland County Private and Out of County Schools
Presenter(s): Katie Novak
Class Limit: 75
Knowledge: none
Grade Level: K-12
Audience: Special education teachers, general education teachers, administrators, teacher consultants
SCECHs: Pending. Check the status of this course at:
SW-CEH (Social Worker Continuing Education Hours): Will not be offered. Please come prepared to provide your license number at registration.
Meal(s): Coffee and lunch
Questions? Please contact
Event Description:
Universal Design for learning is a set of  guiding principles that motivates radical change in schools. It promotes inclusive environments, empowers student voice and choice, removes instructional barriers and ignites student engagement! Join us as guest speaker Katie Novak, author of UDL Now!, and District representatives share their experiences  and learning around UDL.
In this workshop participants will:
  1. Learn about Universal Design for Learning and its implications for inclusive educational environments.
  2. Explore current UDL research, key concepts, and practical classroom applications.
  3. Explore UDL and its connections to Common Core.
  4. Learn to use UDL as an instructional design tool, specifically focused on environmental design and lesson design.
Registration Deadline: October 30, 2014

Note: Due to funding guidelines, 65 seats are available for Oakland County Public Schools and PSA/Charter School employees for $15. There are 5 seats available for participants from Oakland County Private Schools and Agencies, and 5 seats available for out-of-county participants at a cost of $70 per participant.