David H. Rose

Founding Director, Chief Education Officer
Chief Scientist, Cognition and Learning
Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST, Inc.), Wakefield, MA
Nominated By: Christopher J. Dede

David Rose capitalizes on his background in classroom teaching, clinical neuropsychology, and cognitive neuroscience to develop innovative solutions to challenging problems in education and learning. In 1984, David Rose helped to found CAST (the Center for Applied Special Technology) with a vision of expanding educational opportunities for all students, especially those with disabilities, through the innovative development and application of new technologies, resulting in the development of the theory and practical framework of Universal Design for Learning.

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