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Special Education

Dr. Evan D. Borisinkoff

Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Program Director

Office: Memorial Hall 210 B
Phone: 858-3055

Evan D. Borisinkoff, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at Minot State University where he teaches undergraduate and graduate level coursework in the Department of Special Education. Dr. Borisinkoff currently serves as the Program Director for undergraduate programs. Dr. Borisinkoff is also the Director for Research and Evaluation at the North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities (NDCPD), which is a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). Dr. Borisinkoff graduated from the Educational Specialties Department of Special Education at the University of New Mexico earning a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Special Education. Dr. Borisinkoff has earned Associate, Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Developmental Disabilities and Severe Multiple Disabilities from Minot State University. He has completed post graduate work in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). During his professional career, he has worked in a variety of ways with individuals with disabilities. In the past ten years, he has taught children receiving special education services in every eligibility category except for deaf-blindness.

Prior to teaching students with disabilities, Dr. Borisinkoff worked with adults with developmental disabilities in both residential and supported employment settings in Minot, North Dakota. He has worked for a Community Centered Board serving adults with Developmental Disabilities as a Resource Coordinator and Case Manager in Denver, Colorado. He has expertise and research interests in the areas of literacy, inclusive best practices, evidence based strategies, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Intellectual Disabilities, positive behavior supports and using Assistive technology including Augmentative and Alternative Communication to support instruction and remove barriers. He has volunteered for social and community programs that support children and adults with disabilities such as Special Olympics and Easter Seals. Dr. Borisinkoff has professional affiliation with the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).