UDL Offerings

Updated November 2023

We invite you to join us for learning around UDL through any of the offerings below. Additional information about each of the offerings can be accessed by clicking on the images or links. Please reach out to us with any questions!

~Erin Barry, Lauren Benfield, Jesse Gluckman, and Sarah Misner

2023-2024 Current Offerings

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Universal Design for Learning Professional Learning Community - Cycle 2

Join us in this professional learning community to deepen your understanding of Universal Design for Learning, apply practice, and gain feedback from a professional community of learners. This community will provide the opportunity to engage and be supported in implementing Universal Design for Learning practices with colleagues from around the county.

Components of the exploration community will include in-person and virtual professional learning experiences with MCIU and Cabrini University staff and opportunities for classroom, school, or district consultations.

Audience: We encourage teacher and building administrator teams to explore UDL in a supportive, safe space.


  • Thursday, January 18, 2024 (In-Person Learning Session) 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, February 15, 2024 (Webinar) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 14, 2024 (In-Person Learning Session) 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 18, 2024 (Webinar) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 9, 2024 (In-Person Learning Session) 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

To register, please visit Go Sign Me Up.

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Choose Your Own Adventure: Exploring Universal Design for Learning at Evansburg State Park

Through this unique learning experience, you will gain familiarity with Universal Design for Learning through an experience at Evansburg State Park. This session strives to support participants in developing a UDL mindset, explore how place is connected to intention, and make connections with UDL based on your individual role, all while having fun! In true UDL fashion, we will have multiple hiking paths that will allow all learners to engage in the day.

Audience: K-12 teachers, administrators, coaches

Date: May 30, 2024

Two options to engage in this learning session:

  • AM Session: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Full Day 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

In the event of inclement weather, we have a rain date scheduled: Wednesday, June 5, 2024. Participants will be notified of any changes at the email address used to register for this event.

To register, please visit Go Sign Me Up

UDL Networking Opportunities

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UDL Practioner Network

Audience: Practioners exploring and implementing UDL.

Want to hear how others are implementing UDL in their classroom? Where are others finding success? What lessons have been learned?

Collaborate and share your ideas, resources, and experiences with others in the UDL Practioner Network.

All sessions will be virtual from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
Please register for each session individually:

October 11, 2023

February 7, 2024

May 22, 2024

Asynchronous Learning Opportunity

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This is a self-paced course that provides facilitator feedback. Participants will complete the course using the online platform Thinkific.

The Introduction to Universal Design for learning course was designed to engage participants in an exploration of the foundations of Universal Design for Learning. Focusing on the three principles and core concepts of UDL, participants will engage in discussions, reflections, and activities that allow them to explore the UDL framework to design equitable and accessible learning experiences for all learners.

Course Learning Goals:

  • Understand the three principles of Universal Design for Learning and the role of the framework in intentional design to provide equitable and meaningful learning for all students
  • Identify the four core concepts of UDL
  • Understand the purpose and organization of the UDL guidelines and their role in the design process
  • Author an original, grade-appropriate lesson, applying the UDL principles to address anticipated barriers and proactively design equitable learning pathways for all students

To register, visit Go Sign Me Up.


Please reach out to Sarah Misner with any questions about offerings. She can be reached at smisner@mciu.org or 610-755-9475.