Special Education

Department Organization

Catherine AllenDirector of Special EducationCatherine.Allen@besd.netext. 1164
Julie HessSpecial Education SecretaryJulie.Hess@besd.netext. 1160
Lorraine NewboldMedicaid SecretaryLorraine.newbold@besd.netext. 1162
Karen BirdTechnical Assistant/Transition Specialistkaren.bird@besd.netext. 1165
Jill IllumTechnical Assistant/Head School Psychologistjill.illum@besd.netext. 1168
Tyson RichardsTechnical Assistant/EYE SpecialistTyson.Richards@besd.netext. 1169
Jason UdyTechnical Assistant/Head Speech/Language PathologistJason.Udy@besd.netext. 1166
Marietta Veeder, Ph.D.Technical Assistant/ED Specialistmarietta.veeder@besd.netext. 1167
Desiree ClarkSchool Psychologist
Dee Duncan, Ph.D.Psychologistdee.duncan@besd.netext. 1163
Linda BournOccupational Therapistlinda.bourn@besd.net
Steve HansenOccupational TherapistSteven.Hansen@besd.net

Special Education Fair Agency Resources

Scholarship Notice

We are required by Utah Code Section 53A-1a-704(10) to inform you, if you are a parent of a student with an IEP enrolled in a public school, of the availability of a scholarship to attend a private school through the Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarship Program. Further information is available at,