Amy Armstrong has been working at the North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities (NDCPD) located at Minot State University since 2001. Her current roles include Project Director for the North Dakota Advancing Students Towards Education and Employment Program (ASTEP), funded by the U.S. Department of Education. ASTEP is an inclusive postsecondary education program for students with intellectual disabilities. In addition, Armstrong is the Site Coordinator for ASPIRE (Achieving Success by Promoting Readiness for Education and Employment). ASPIRE is a project under the national research initiative called PROMISE (Promoting Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income) funded by the U.S. Dept. of Education in collaboration with the U.S. Social Security Administration. Since joining NDCPD, Armstrong has worked on various NDCPD projects such as the North Dakota (ND) Medicaid Infrastructure Grant. Armstrong is a long time member of ND’s APSE chapter and Employment First initiative. Armstrong is a co-chair for ND’s Employment Learning Community committee.
Armstrong holds two Bachelor of Science in Education degrees and a Master of Education concentrating in Special Education, from Minot State University.
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