Dianne Bossert, MS

North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
Minot State University
Memorial Hall 203
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
Phone: 701-858-3149
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: May 14, 2021

Dianne Bossert

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Minot Infant Development Program (MIDP); Right Track
Discipline(s): Education/Special Education
Social Work
Education: Early Intervention/Early Childhood
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Research: inclusion, social structures
Education: Early Childhood, social work, special education
Service: early intervention, natural environment, transition services



Minot State University- Masters Degree- Early Childhood Special Education

2006- Minot State University- Bachelor's Degree- Social Work

1996- North Dakota State University-B- Associates Degree- Education

1994 Certification: - North Dakota Social Work license- STAT (Screening Tool for Autism in Two Year Olds) Autism Training: Autism Spectrum Disorders: Enhancing Communicative and Socio-emotional Competence

Conferences Attended 

2001 Child-Directed Interventions for Children with ASD2003 Trinity Mental Health Workshop 2005 Strengthening Vulnerable Children and Their Families

2005-2006 ND Family Connections Conference: When Children Have Special Needs Brain Development Conference

2006 Addressing Challenging Behaviors Using Visual Supports for People with ASD-

2006 Autism Awareness: A Medical Perspective2006 & 2007Crossroads Conference

2006 ND Deaf-Blind Services Project-But My Child is So Involved!

2007 Impacts of Visual Processing on Literacy

2007 Autism Conference- Sally Burton Hoyle

2007 Is it Sensory or is it Behavior

2007 STAT Training (Screening Tool for Autism in Two-Year Olds) Nashville, TN 

2007 ND Symposium on Autism

2008 Introduction to RDI (Relationship Development Intervention) 

2008 Sensory Strategies to Improve Children's Learning & Behaviors 

2008 Additional Professional Training: Love & Logic Annual Conference 

2008 Crossroads Conference- Drug Exposed Infant-Toddler Mental Health Infant Mental Health course (on-line, Minnesota State University)

2009 Missouri Valley Trauma Symposium

2010 Assessment & Intervention for At Risk Parents with Learning Difficulties

2010 Routines-Based Intervention Mentoring Project


Work Experience 

2010-Current Employment Minot State University - Minot Infant Development Program (MIDP) Program Director, 2010 to current- Early Interventionist since 1999

Past Employment

First District Health Unit Social Worker for 8 years Outreach: New Town Annual Head Start Screening - Screening Infant/Toddler Development

2005-2009 Provided Training for New Town preschool staff- Brigance Assessment Tool

2006-2010 Other Completed ND RBI (Routines Based Interview) training program that has been implemented at MIDP. Mentor fellow employees on state standards for competency.

2009-2010. Serve as resource to the Right Tracks program for implementing behavior strategies with families. Attended training- Fundamentals of Supervision I & II. March 2011 Attended the 18th NSSLHA Spring conference at MSU titled "A Quest for Cultural Competence." March 2011 Attended Dave Ramsey's Entreleadership training (by Simulcast.) April 1, 2011