Upcoming Events



Come Join in the Fun this Summer!

Summer Book Study: “How to Personalize Learning”
presented by Kathleen McClaskey and Barbara Bray

Each Thursday in July at 7pm ET, 6pm CT, 5pm MT & 4pm PT on #plearnchat #bookchat

Summer Book Study
  • July 6th: Chapters 1 and 2 with Kathleen
  • July 13th: Chapters 3 and 8 with Barbara
  • July 20th: Chapter 4, 5 and 6 with Kathleen
  • July 27th: Chapters 7 and 9 with Barbara
Questions for each chat will be posted in Twitter!

Education Innovation Catalyst Series



Hosted by the Education Innovation Research Network: EduvateRI, The Collaborative, and RI Office of Innovation

September 11th, 3-5pm Idea Lab
The Promise of Learner Agency using the UDL Lens

presented by Kathleen McClaskey

Academics and RI Practitioners/Teachers

September 11th, Catalyst Dinner, 7pm
Select Academics, Practitioners and Policy Leaders

September 12th, Lunch and Learn
Personalization and Universal Design for Learning: Realizing the Promise of Learner Agency

presented by Kathleen McClaskey
Audience: Academics and Academic Administrators



I am Dr. Will Podcast

September 14th, 3pm

Personalized Learning and UDL – Realizing Agency and Equity for All Learners


ACTEM Conference

ACTEM Conference – Celebrating 30 Years
Augusta Civic Auditorium
October 12-13, 2017


Set the Stage for Learner Agency
presented by Kathleen McClaskey

A Personal Learning Plan (PLP) needs to include goal setting and action planning so that every learner can develop the skills to be a learner with agency. Using the UDL Lens of Access, Engage and Express, discover a 3-step process to empower your learners to tell their story of who they are and how they learn that sets the stage in developing a Personal Learning Backpack of tools and skills and an effective PLP so that they become future ready.


Future Ready Schools

Webinar: October 16th, 2017

“A Learner with Agency is a Learner that is Future Ready”
(Link to this webinar will be posted in September)


NH CMTC Conference

Tuesday, November 28th

Personalized Learning and UDL: Realizing the Promise of Learner Agency
presented by Kathleen McClaskey

In this session, participants will discover how Personalized Learning and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) can be the centerpieces to fulfilling the promise of learner agency.

Wednesday, November 29th

Building a Culture: Your Foundation for Personalized and Competency-based Instruction
presented by Josie Jordan and Kathleen McClaskey

During this interactive session, come practice proven strategies and techniques that create a learning culture that values every learner, harnesses the power of learner agency, and shifts the environment from teacher-centric to learner-centric. Participants will leave ready to take their first steps toward a culture that can foster and sustain personalized learning.