Trees Network

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

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.

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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.

Access the Resource Database

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 May 1st. See the RMU Trees Network Student Scholarship Application to apply.

Contact Us

For more information contact Vicki Donne, RMU Trees Network Director, at 412-397-5465 or, or Deanna Hiltz, Trees Network Outreach Specialist, at 412-397-6407 or