Featured Online Courses

Choose your path. Whether you like the guidance of a seasoned expert or prefer to go it alone, we have online course options for you.

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UDL Now! Intro to UDL

Ongoing Self-Directed

This self-directed course gives you all the background knowledge you need to learn about the why, the what, and the how of Universal Design for Learning and start implementing UDL best practices in your learning environment. Dive into barriers, variability, and more.  

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UDL Now! Part II: Putting Theory Into Practice

Spring 2023 | Instructor-Led Course

This level 2 course is for educators who have an understanding of Universal Design for Learning but are looking to take the next step on their UDL journey. Through direct interaction and feedback with your instructor and peers, you'll be able to take tangible strategies to put into action right away.

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UDL Playbook for School and District Leaders

Ongoing Self-Directed

A step-by-step process to remake your leadership skills and methods through the inclusive principles of UDL. Creating multi-tiered systems of support, delivering effective and inspiring feedback, embedding the UDL principles throughout your culture and curriculum—these are just some of the topics covered by in this course.

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Professional Development

Novak Education is the premier organization for designing and delivering high-quality, evidence-based professional development on multi-tiered systems of support, evidence-based tiered interventions, evidence-based literacy models, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and effective leadership practices.


Our presenters are completely flexible and can design any type of presentation to meet your needs. Whether you have a group of 5 or 3000, need in person or online assistance, Novak and associates can design a series of professional development sessions that meet your needs.


Online Learning

Without the proper supports, professional development, and resources, it can be difficult – if not impossible – to improve your teaching game. And even when professional development is available, it sometimes falls short. Our response is to provide universally designed online courses to help you better understand UDL, MTSS, and inclusive practices. Courses will provide you with the theory you need but will focus on practical methods for improving daily practice.

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