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David Gordon

Chief Content Officer
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As Chief Content Officer, David Gordon leads CAST’s branding, communications, marketing and publishing efforts.

He is the founder and managing director of CAST Professional Publishing.

David came to CAST from the Harvard Education Publishing Group, where as Assistant Director he edited the award-winning Harvard Education Letter and helped to found the Harvard Education Press.

He has worked as an associate editor at Newsweek and a writing instructor at Emerson College. He is the author or editor of five books about education.

As a journalist, he won a prestigious National Press Club Award for his analysis of teacher certification programs, and the Arthur F. Burns prize from the International Center for Journalists for reporting from Germany.


MFA, Emerson College
BA, Columbia University

Selected Publications

Meyer, A., Rose, D.H., & Gordon, D. (2014). Universal design for learning: Theory and Practice. Wakefield, MA: CAST Professional Publishing.

Gordon, D.T., Gravel, J.W., & Schifter, L.A. (2009). A policy reader in universal design for learning. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Gordon, D.T. (2003). Better teaching and learning in the digital classroom. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Gordon, D.T. (2003). A nation reformed? American education 20 years after ‘A Nation at Risk’.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Gordon, D.T. (2000). The digital classroom: How technology is changing the way we teach and learn. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

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