MCO keynote: Allison Posey, CAST
MCO is pleased to announce this years keynote speaker – Allison Posey, CAST
Allison Posey leads professional learning programs and the development of Universal Design for Learning credentials in order to integrate current understandings from brain science about learning into instructional practices. She also hosts the CAST free webinar series and is the author of Engage the Brain: How to design for learning that taps into the power of emotion (ASCD).
Prior to coming to CAST, Allison was a life science teacher in high school and community college settings, teaching courses such as genetics, anatomy, physiology, biology, neuroscience, and psychology. She received a degree in Mind, Brain, and Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education where she also worked as a teaching fellow for courses such as Educational Neuroscience and Framing Scientific Research for Public Understanding. She holds a Certificate in Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute of Art.
Located a short distance north of Boston, CAST is a nonprofit education research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning.
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