Skip to main content

About Souris Valley Special Services

Souris Valley Special Services is located in Minot, North Dakota and serves the following public school districts: Garrison, Glenburn, Kenmare, Lewis & Clark, Max, Wilton, Nedrose, New Town, Parshall, Plaza, Sawyer, South Prairie, Surrey, Turtle Lake/Mercer, Underwood, United, Velva, Washburn, and White Shield. The Mission of Souris Valley Special Services is to partner with member districts through research, dissemination, collaboration, and consultation to ensure free appropriate public education for all students with disabilities. It is the Vision of Souris Valley Special Services to devote human resource and expertise to develop and promote results-driven and innovative special education services and program

Our website has been designed to offer straightforward access to useful special education information for parents, educators, school administrators, and the general public. The services offered by SVSS and the information shared on this website follow the rules and regulations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA, 2004).

Board Information
SVSS Service Map (pdf)
Discrimination Policy (pdf)
IDEA 2004 (www)

Souris Valley Special Services Personnel

If you cannot fully access the information on any web page of this site, please let us know the accessibility issue you are having by contacting, Alison Dollar at (701) 857-4410 or by e-mail at Alison.Dollar@svssnd.org.

We will try to provide the information to you in an alternate format and/or make the necessary improvements to make the information accessible. If you would like to file a formal grievance under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, you may contact our Section 504 coordinator, Alison Dollar, Director at 1370 20th Ave SW., Minot ND, (701) 857-4410 or by e-mail at Alison.Dollar@svssnd.org

The Souris Valley Special Services Unit is committed to maintaining a learning and working environment free from discrimination and harassment in all employment and educational programs, activities, and facilities. The Unit prohibits discrimination and harassment based on a student, parent/guardian, employee and/or applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, or other status protected by law, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities.

The Unit’s nondiscrimination policy (pdf)

For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, or to file a complaint of discrimination or harassment, please contact:
Dr. Alison Dollar
Title IX, 504, and nondiscrimination Coordinator
1370 20th Ave SW
Minot, ND. 58701
Alison.Dollar@svssnd.org
701.857.4410

Inquiries and complaints under Title IX may also be referred to the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR):
Office for Civil Rights, Chicago Office
U.S. Department of Education
Citigroup Center
500 W. Madison St., Suite 1475
Chicago, IL 60661-4544
Telephone: (312) 730-1560
E-mail: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov