Ms. Armstrong’s current role at NDCPD is Project Director for the North Dakota Adult Student Transition to Education Program (A-STEP). A-STEP is an inclusive postsecondary education program, located on the campus of Minot State University, for students with ID focusing on career skills, social relationships, independent living skills, and academics. It is funded by the US. Department of Education, Transition and Postsecondary Program for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID).
Since joining NDCPD in 2001, Armstrong has served as Project Coordinator for the ND Medicaid Infrastructure Grant (MIG) funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The MIG project focused on systems change efforts to remove barriers to employment for people with disabilities. In addition, Armstrong was previously Principle Investigator for the ND Money Follows the Person Housing Project, contracted with the ND Department of Human Services; the Project Director of the ND Real Choice Systems Change Grant – Rebalancing Initiative awarded to the ND Department of Human Services- Aging Services Division; and the Project Coordinator for NDCPD’s Right Track Program.
Ms. Armstrong holds two Bachelor of Science in Education degrees and a Master of Education concentrating in Special Education, from Minot State University.