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Dawn Allen

Director of BUILD

Home town

Hazen, ND

My Role at Bethel!

My role at Bethel is to oversee the BUILD program and to ensure that students in the BUILD program are able to participate fully in all aspects of college life with their peers, including college courses and community-based integrated employment.


  • B.S. in Special Education and Elementary Education, Moorhead State University
  • M.Ed. in Special Education, Bethel University
  • Areas of expertise: Teaching, evaluation, training, supervision, collaboration, problem solving, and individual education planning

In My Free Time

You will find me with a cup of coffee in hand enjoying a good conversation with friends or a good laugh with my family!