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Workplace Equity & Inclusion

Universal Design for Learning in the Workplace

Universal Design for Learning: A Key to Unlocking Potential in Every Workplace

In today’s dynamic corporate world, recognizing the full spectrum of diversity extends beyond cultural and gender differences. It embraces the myriad of neurodiversity and physical abilities. Approximately 1 in 5 people have a disability, which profoundly impacts how they engage in learning and workplace activities. This statistic isn’t merely a number; it represents a significant portion of our workforce whose untapped potential can be realized through thoughtful, inclusive practices.

At Novak Educational Consulting (NEC), our commitment goes beyond making corporate training and meetings accessible; it’s about designing them to empower every individual. This approach transcends mere compliance with accessibility standards. It involves embedding flexible, innovative solutions tailored to a range of needs, especially for neurodiverse and disabled individuals. Our inclusivity isn’t a one-time initiative but a continuous commitment to enrich every employee's experience and increase their performance.

This is where our expertise in Universal Design for Learning (UDL) becomes pivotal. UDL in corporate settings isn’t just about inclusivity; it’s a strategy that drives innovation and creativity. By placing individuals at the center of their professional journey, we empower leaders and employees alike. UDL equips leaders with tools to enhance collaboration, engagement, and performance across diverse teams, fostering an environment where diverse thinking and problem-solving thrive. At NEC, we don’t just deliver training; we partner with you to create a culture of continuous learning and innovation. 

Our Services:

  • Keynote Speeches
  • Interactive Workshops
  • Support in Universally Designed Leadership
  • Analysis of Training and Educational Materials
  • Licensing of Self-Paced Online Courses

Contact us to discuss how our team can support your organization in fostering connection, belonging, and inclusion in your workplace while honoring and celebrating the amazing diversity of your team! 

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Explore a sample of keynote topics below. Each keynote is tailored to fit your unique audience.

  • One-Size-Fits-All Fits No One: Just as every employee brings a unique set of skills to the table, they also bring their own learning needs This session is built on the understanding that embracing this diversity is key to a successful organization. Join us to explore innovative training strategies that not only acknowledge but celebrate these differences. Learn how to empower every member of your team to reach their full potential, transforming your workplace into a hub of high-level learning and performance.

  • Equity By Design: In a world where diversity is our greatest asset, how do we ensure that our training programs reflect this? This session offers a roadmap to create inclusive training environments that cater to all. Learn from real-world examples and practical tips on how to provide equitable learning opportunities, setting every employee up for success. Join us to discover the key to unlocking the potential of your diverse workforce.

  • Redefining Onboarding for Engagement and Growth: Onboarding is more than just an introduction to your company; it's the foundation for an employee's journey. In this session, we delve into how to make this process as engaging and impactful as possible. Learn how to craft onboarding experiences that not only inform but also inspire your new hires. Discover techniques to keep employees engaged and motivated from day one, setting the stage for continuous learning and development. Join us to transform your onboarding into a powerful tool for building a strong, cohesive team.


About Novak Educational Consulting

Novak Education is an organization renown for designing and delivering high-quality, evidence-based professional development on Universal Design for Learning (UDL),  inclusive practices, and effective leadership practices.

Our company is 100% woman-owned and a certified woman business enterprise (WBE) with the Supplier Diversity Office ('SDO'). Novak Education has provided in-person and online professional development in 32 states and 28 countries  and has worked with clients such as the NASA Science Activation Team, the Gates Foundation, Goalbook, Texthelp, Newsela, PBS Learning Media, Mindprint, Harvard University,  and WGBH.