Nicole S. Ofiesh, PhD

Cognitive Behavioral Scientist; Chief Innovation Officer, Potentia Institute 21; Director, Schwab Learning Center at the Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation; Former Executive Director of the Stanford Schwab Learning Center and Founder of the UDL Innovation Studio, Stanford University; Former Senior Research Scientist, CAST, Universal Design for Learning; Author, Teaching for the Lifespan (2016); Co-Author, Teaching for the Lifespan: Successfully Transitioning Students with Learning Differences to Adulthood (2015) and “Cognitive Diversity and the Design of Classroom Tests for All Learners” (2012, Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability)


Teaching Behaved Brains

The Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, CA or Virtually via Zoom  February 17-19, 2023

Rethinking 504 and IEP Accommodations

Rethinking 504 and IEP Accommodations: Using the Neuroscience of Behavior, Social-Emotions, and Mental Health for Reading, ADHD, and Learning Disorders

Diverse Brains, Teens & Learning Disorders

Promoting Resilience in Adolescents and Young Adults With ADHD and Learning Disorders

The Science of Teaching

The Fairmont, San Francisco, CA or Virtually via Zoom  February 18-20, 2022

Science of Learning and Reading

Applying the Science of Learning and Reading to IEP and 504 Accommodations

Educating Anxious Brains

The Fairmont Hotel and the Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA  February 14-16, 2020

Neuroscience & School 504 Plans

Using the Neuroscience of Anxiety, Social-Emotional, and Mental Health in Reading and Learning Disorders to Rethink 504 and IEP Accommodations

Educating with Empathy

The Historic Fairmont Hotel, Atop Nob Hill,
San Francisco, CA  February 15-17, 2019

Neuroscience & 504 Plans

Using the Neuroscience of Learning Difficulties and Social Emotional Skills to Rethink 504 Accommodations

Empathy & Pro-Social Technology

The Role of Socio-Emotional Health and Universal Design for Learning in Promoting a School Culture of Empathy