Who We Are

PowerUp WHAT WORKS has been developed by a multidisciplinary team of experts in education, technology, differentiated instruction, UDL, and special education at the Center for Technology Implementation. The Center is operated by American Institutes for Research (AIR) in collaboration with the Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) and the Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST). Contact us at powerup@air.org

American Institutes for Research (AIR) Team

AIR is one of the world's largest behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations. Our overriding goal is to use the best science available to bring the most effective ideas and approaches to enhancing everyday life.

AIR Staff

Education Development Center (EDC) Team

EDC is a global nonprofit organization that designs, delivers, and evaluates innovative programs to address some of the world’s most urgent challenges in education, health, and economic opportunity.

EDC Staff

Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) Team

CAST is a nonprofit research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals, especially those with disabilities, through Universal Design for Learning.

CAST Staff

What's New on PowerUp?

PowerUp WHAT WORKS resources for students with disabilities are now available in OpenEd Resource Library. Customizable lesson plans, materials, videos, and more available in the world's largest online collection of standards-aligned resources.