• Self-determination
  • Inclusive Communities
  • Workforce Development
  • Healthy Citizens



NDCPD is a University Center of Excellence on Developmental Disabilities, Education, Research and Services located at Minot State University. It is part of a network of similar programs at universities (UCEDD) throughout the United States.


NDCPD is seeking applications for open seats on the NDCPD Consumer Advisory Council (CAC)

The CAC is an advisory body to the NDCPD Executive Director. It meets quarterly and reviews NDCPD goals and activities, helps set five year goals, and reviews progress on Center work. In addition, the CAC is involved in member supports, fund raising, and community action.  Applications for the open seats are available at: http://www.ndcpd.org/projects/cac/pdf/CAC_Member_Application_Form.pdf . Applicants with developmental disabilities, those from diverse cultures, and individuals from eastern and western ND are especially encouraged to apply. Questions can be addressed to Dr. Brent A. Askvig, Executive Director, NDCPD at brent.askvig@minotstateu.edu .




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