The RMU Trees Network has been established to create a system of interconnections for families of children or young adults with intellectual disabilities.
- Connections to special services, resources, consultation, and counseling
- Specialized education for future special education teachers
- Professional development for educators, service providers, and families
- Information about important services, resources, and assistive technology
- Family support group facilitation
RMU Trees Network Special Education Conference
On Monday, October 12, more than 200 educators from across Pennsylvania gathered on-line to participate in RMU's inaugural special education conference. We greatly appreciate the speakers who provided their expertise, and our fellow educators who were in attendance. Please save the date for our next conference, Monday, October 11, 2021!
RMU Trees Network
Provides services and training to enhance supports for children and adolescents with mild, moderate, or severe intellectual disabilities and their families through professional preparation of teachers, continued professional development of teachers and service providers, and direct services to children and families. To learn more about the recent and upcoming activities of the RMU Trees Network, check out their monthly newsletters or their Facebook Page.
Navigating the process of obtaining services for children can be a daunting task for parents. To assist families, the RMU Trees Network has created collection of information about these services and resources.
Professional Preparation of Future Teachers
To prepare future special education teachers to educate students with intellectual disabilities to have engaged, productive, and successful careers and lives, the RMU Trees Network will provide scholarships for students studying special education at RMU. Scholarship recipients will provide direct services through the RMU Trees Network.
Scholarships are available! Applications are due February 15th with awards announced in March. See the RMU Trees Network Student Scholarship Application to apply.