Special Education

The Benton School District Special Education Department is committed to providing our students an educational environment that supports academic, social and emotional well-being. Our department currently serves 573 students with disabilities. Our services include: Co-teach model, inclusion, resource services, community-based instruction, speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, behavioral support services, school-based mental health services, homebound services, para professional support, specialized transportation, and preschool services through Dawson Educational Cooperative.

Main Office Number: 501-776-5701

Contact List

Name Title Email
Angela McWhorter Special Education Director amcwhorter@bentonschools.org
Keri Coats Assistant Special Education Supervisor kcoats@bentonschools.org
Amy Ford Special Education Secretary aford@bentonschools.org
Diane Temple Special Education Bookkeeper ARMAC Coordinator dtemple@bentonschools.org
Renee Taylor Psychological Examiner retaylor@bentonschools.org
Sara Salmon Psychological Examiner ssalmon@bentonschools.org
Nicole McCallum Behavior Specialist nmccallum@bentonschools.org