Joni Degner is an internationally recognized professional learning designer, UDL facilitator for Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation (BCSC) in Columbus, Indiana, and co-owner of DTour Professional Learning. Joni’s 10 years of classroom experience and 6 years of work as a professional learning designer and instructional coach are driven by her relentless commitment to honoring learner variability and diversity. Joni designs professional learning and learning resources in Universal Design for Learning, Cultural Responsiveness, Implicit Bias, and Developmental Relationships for teachers, instructional leaders and community members in her home school district in Columbus, Indiana, as well as nationally and internationally. In her shoulder-to-shoulder work with teachers and instructional leaders, Joni is committed to transforming schools into institutions of opportunity by focusing on teachers as designers, a strong knowledge of UDL and learner-centered design, as well as short-term and longitudinal implementation strategies that boost teacher efficacy and student engagement. Joni is a committed partner to CAST and the UDL-IRN. She has delivered several impactful keynotes for the CAST Annual UDL Symposium and the UDL-IRN International Summit. She’s a writer, reader, a glass-banging hockey mom, and devotee to all things design.