Training Resources


Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn. FIU has a contract with CAST with several faculty and staff becoming trainers of Universal Design for Learning. Contact Mayte Capo ( for more information on acquiring this training.

Center for the Advancement of Teaching

The mission of the Center for Advancement of Teaching is to cultivate and sustain a culture that values and engages in inclusive teaching practices to promote intellectual and personal growth. CAT supports the university’s commitment to teaching excellence through partnerships, interpersonal relationships, and programming that are built on trust, evidence-based practiced, and ongoing critical reflections.

International Association of Accessibility professionals (IAAP)

IAAP is an organization of accessibility professionals from around the world that comes together to define, promote and improve the accessibility profession through networking, education and certification. FIU is a member of IAAP. Contact Mayte Capo ( for more information on acquiring a certification through this organization.

FIU Develop

FIU Develop is the university's gateway to online professional development. FIU Develop offers several courses related to accessibility.