PLN4UDL Fall UDL Foundations

presented by Oakland schools

November 4th - Get your UDL on!

Oakland Schools is proud to kickoff the OS PLN4UDL virtual ecosystem with the Universal Design for Learning Foundations series! it is an intense, comprehensive immersion into the principles and philosophy of UDL as a powerful practice!


Join national speaker Katie Novak and Oakland county educators as they lay out the foundations of UDL and how it not only supports but enhances instructional design, Common Core, formative assessment, new ESSA guidelines, and technology integration.


This is not your average professional learning series... this is an EVENT! Giveaways, Swag Bags, Katie Novak's best selling book UDL NOW, and so much more! These events are open to ALL educators and cost is $15.00/per event, don't miss out.

So What Is Universal Design for Learning?

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an educational framework based on research in the learning sciences, including cognitive neuroscience, that guides the development of flexible learning environments that can accommodate individual learning differences.
UDL - Universal Design for Learning

Featured Speaker- Katie Novak

Katie Novak is currently the Assistant Superintendent of the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District. With 14 years of experience in teaching and administration and an earned doctorate in curriculum and teaching, Katie designs and presents workshops both nationally and internationally focusing on teacher implementation of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), multi tiered systems of support, and next generation skills. Some professional highlights and publications are below.She is a member of the Harvard Graduate School of Education's UDL Summer Institute faculty and the CAST UDL faculty cadre.

Katie Writes Too...

Hear from One of Our Practitoners in Residence!

OS PLN4UDL Practitioners in Residence are educators in Oakland County who are actively practicing and implementing UDL in their classrooms, buildings, and districts. Their Lightening Talks are inspirational, informative, and a real world narrative.

PLN4UDL UDL Foundations Fall Igniter

Friday, Nov. 4th, 8:30am

2111 Pontiac Lake Road

Waterford Township, MI

Check-in & Registration 8:00-8:30 AM


Seats are limited to the first 75 and going fast! Register for this event on the Oakland Schools website by clicking here!

Join us for a UDL Design Lab

Thursday, Nov. 17th, 8:30am

2111 Pontiac Lake Road

Waterford Township, MI

Hurry seats are limited to 20 and filling fast! Register for this event on the Oakland Schools website. Click here to register