Our Five Year Plan
NDCPD is a federally University Center of Excellence on Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) which is part of a national network. The US Department of Health & Human Services provides funding for UCEDDs which are based on 5-year cycles.
At the beginning of each cycle, NDCPD leadership and staff identify goals and activities intended to improve the lives of people with disabilities in ND. In 2016, NDCPD staff began work on identifying the NDCPD goals for their 6th funding cycle, fiscal year 2018-2022. Staff conducted a needs assessment with individuals, constituents and agencies across North Dakota regarding the needs of individuals with disabilities. Four goals were identified from that needs assessment which focus on the topics on Employment, Aging, Education & Early Intervention and Health.
Currently, staff are working on identifying new goals for their 7th funding cycle, fiscal year 2022 through 2027.
ND citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities will have access to information, experiences, and supports that allows them to be successful in the general workforce.
ND citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities will experience highest levels of quality of life and self-direction as part of healthy aging.
ND children and youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities will have quality educational and early childhood services and systems.
ND citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities will have improved quality and access to health services, systems, and information.
Brooke Rosenau is an Early Interventionist in the Minot Infant Development Program @ NDCPD. She’s been with MIDP for 3 years. Before that, she was a Special Education teacher in Towner, ND. Brooke is originally from Minot and is a 2010 MSU grad with a bachelor’s in Special Education and is in the process of obtaining a Master’s in Early Childhood Special Education.
Brooke and her husband, Rickie, own a heard of approximately 350 cattle, 2 horses, 3 goats and a sheep named Bubba! They have a cattle hauling business which keeps them busy along with calving, springs work and haying. Brooke and Rickie have two boys, Oliver is 3 and Liam is 1. They enjoy their time at their lake lot as well as spending time with family and friends. Brooke is most proud of her family and pursuing her master’s degree. Brooke never had any intentions of earning another degree past her Master’s – Congrats, Brooke!
Korie is in her 15th year at NDCPD. She has a medical secretary degree from MSCTC. Korie has worked as a medical transcriptionst in various medical settings, worked at the North Central Human Service Center for ten years and is now at NDCPD. Korie’s works on several projects at NDCPD which include Minot Infant Development Program, ND Power Up Health Conference, ND Dual Sensory Project and the Great Plains Interdisciplinary Autism Diagnostic Clinic.
Korie grew up in Max, ND, and has lived in Fargo, Cheyenne WY, Seattle, WA, before locating to Minot, ND. She is married to Ron and they have two children and 3 grand children. Korie is most proud of my wonderful family, her extended family and her work ethic.
2021-22 Upcoming Events
Nov 16, 2021: Money Follows the Person Landlord / Service Provider Training – Homelessness in ND, Virtual, 1:30-2:30pm. Contact Cheryl Merck for more information.
Nov 30, 2021: Money Follows the Person Landlord / Service Provider Training – ND Rent Help, Virtual, 1:30-2:30pm. Contact Cheryl Merck for more information.
Feb 16, 2022: Great Plains Interdisciplinary Autism Diagnostic Clinic (GPIC), Minot. Contact Connie Irey for more information.
May 24, 2022: Great Plains Interdisciplinary Autism Diagnostic Clinic (GPIC), Williston. Contact Connie Irey for more information.
Aug 10, 2022: Great Plains Interdisciplinary Autism Diagnostic Clinic (GPIC), Williston. Contact Connie Irey for more information.
Aug 31, 2022: ND Power Up Health Conference, Bismarck. Contact Susie Mack for more information.
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