Brent Askvig, PhD

North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
 
Phone: 701-858-3580
Email: brent.askvig@minotstateu.edu
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Last Updated: April 14, 2016

Brent Askvig
 

Leadership: UCEDD Director
Principal Investigator
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership

Vita/Bio

Education: 1990: Doctor of Philosophy, Education/Special Education/Educational Research, University of Idaho 1982: Master of Science, Special Education/Severe Multiple Handicaps, Minot State University 1981: Bachelor of Science in Education, Mental Retardation and Elementary Education, Minot State University Related Employment: 2004 - Present: Associate Director of NDCPD (fulltime) and Professor of Special Education, Minot State University 1998 - 2004: Assistant to the Dean for the Graduate School and Professor of Special Education, Minot State University 2000 - 2004: Associate Director of Development (part-time). ND Center for Persons with Disabilities 1996 to 1998: Department Chair and Associate Professor, Minot State University 1990 to 1996: Assistant Professor of Special Education, Minot State University 1990 to 1996: NDCPD Director of Outreach and Technical Assistance, Minot State University, Minot, ND 1987 to 1990: Project Coordinator, Social Skills Research Project, University of Idaho 1985 to 1987: Instructor/Graduate Faculty member, Department of Special Education, Minot State University 1984 to 1985: Clinical Supervisor, Minot Infant Development Program 1982 to 1984: Public School Teacher - Severe Handicaps Program, Bismarck Public Schools, Bismarck, ND Selected grant proposals and contracts Grants 2008-2010 Great Plains Autism Spectrum Disorders Treatment Program, US Department of Human Services $401,000 2007-2012 North Dakota Disability Health Project, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approx. $830,000 2004 Preparing Interdisciplinary Early Interventionists for Rural States, Co-director with T. Maloney; grant awarded to Univ. of Montana US Department of Education, OSEP $1,250,000 2003 ND-ESI: ND Educational Services Improvement Project, ND Department of Public Instruction and US Department of Education $283,572 2003-2006 Transition Partnership Project II, ND Department of Public Instruction $150,000 2003-2006 MSU Resident Teacher Project, ND Department of Public Instruction $65,000 2002 RSES: Rural Special Education Strategist Project, U.S. Department of Education, OSEP $780,219 2000 PRISM: Peer coaching In-Service Model, U.S. Department of Education, OSEP $449,101 1998 Project INSITE Training, ND Department of Public Instruction $12,721 1997 Interactive Peer Coaching/Mentoring Project for Preparing Teachers of Students with Severe Behavior Disorders. U.S. Department of Education, OSEP $492,000 1995 ND Deafblind Services Project, ND Department of Public Instruction via USDE, OSEP; annual project budget of over $82,000 for 5 years 1995 Pre-literacy skill development in young children who are at-risk for developmental delay. (with Ekblad & Gerard); College Research Proposal $1,042 Consultations 1984 - 1999 Numerous consultations to ND, MT, ID and Canadian schools on inclusion, program evaluation, mediation, behavior and classroom management and parent training issues. 1999-present Consultant to ND Dept. of Public Instruction. Mediation/IEP facilitator for school districts. 1998-2003 Consultant and Associate - National Center on Educational Outcomes. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. 2001 - 2006 Consultant for ND Department of Public Instruction for IEP facilitation and alternate assessment. 2003 - present Consultant to Anne Carlsen Center for Children board leadership and strategic planning. SHOLARLY WORK Selected Articles Askvig, B.A. (1995). Inservice training: Does what you are getting give you what you want? The Collaborator, 1, 8-9. Askvig, B.A. (1999). Ft. Berthold Deafblind Reservation advisory committee. The Collaborator, 5, 4. Askvig, B.A. (1999). Trans-tech: Job experience in technology for rural students with disabilities. The Collaborator, 5, 1-3. Baumgart, D., & Askvig, B. (1991). Review of the book "Preparing personnel to work with persons with severe disabilities". JASH, 16, 66-67. Baumgart, D., & Askvig, B. (1992). Job-related social skills interventions: suggestions from managers and employers. Education and Training in Mental Retardation, 27, 345-353. Baumgart, D., Filler, J., & Askvig, B. (1991). Perceived importance of social skills: A survey of teachers, parents and other professionals. Journal of Special Education, 25, 236-251.