CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership

Affiliations & Memberships

CQL believes that aligning with organizations that promote excellence in human service provision, our work and mission is greatly enhanced.


Alliance for Full Participation - Founding Member
The Alliance for Full Participation (AFP) is a formal partnership of leading organizations serving the developmental disabilities field that share a common vision ... to help create a better and more fulfilling quality of life for people with developmental disabilities.

ANCOR (American Network of Community Options and Resources) - Partner
ANCOR and CQL have partnered to enhance the quality of supports provided by human service organizations, and the quality of life for people receiving those supports. This collaboration provides ANCOR members with a 10% discount on core CQL services, including CQL Accreditation, CQL Training, and CQL Certification. In addition to core services, this partnership also offers organizations a 10% discount on customized consultation. https://c-q-l.org/ANCOR

Relias Learning - Partner
CQL's e-Learning technology is provided by Relias Learning. Relias has been delivering online training programs to organizations with specialized needs since 2002. By bringing together Silverchair Learning Systems, Essential Learning, Care2Learn, Upstairs Solutions, the Hospice Education Network, and Autism Training Solutions, they provide clients with a wealth of courses and dedicated support to meet their compliance needs.

Maryland Association of Nonprofits - Member
Maryland Nonprofits was established in 1992 as a result of a comprehensive statewide organizing effort in the nonprofit and philanthropic community involving hundreds of nonprofit executives and volunteer leaders. Today, it is one of the largest and most successful nonprofit associations in the United States with more than 1,700 nonprofit organization members, 400 associate members, and 30 staff.

National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) - Affiliate Member
The NADSP mission is to promote the development of a highly competent human services workforce which supports individuals in achieving their life goals.

National Association of County Behavior Health and Disability Directors (NACBHDD) - Silver Sponsor
NACBHDD is the only national voice for county and local behavioral health and developmental disability authorities in Washington, DC. Through education, policy analysis, and advocacy, NACBHDD brings the unique perspective of our members to Congress and the Executive Branch and promotes national policies that recognize and support the critical role counties play in caring for people affected by mental illness, addiction, and developmental disabilities.

National Leadership Consortium at the University of Delaware - Sponsor
The National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities at the University of Delaware is a partnership of national developmental disabilities organizations that offers intensive week-long leadership institutes, distance learning opportunities, mentoring programs, continuing education programs, both undergraduate and graduate-level campus-based programs, and a resource-rich website all aimed at improving the lives of people with developmental disabilities and their families.

NY Alliance for Inclusion and Innovation - Partner
The New York Alliance for Inclusion and Innovation (New York Alliance) envisions a society where individuals with disabilities are contributing citizens with equal rights and the ability to live full, productive and meaningful lives. New York Alliance Members can access internationally-recognized quality enhancement services at a discounted cost. CQL is partnering with New York Alliance to provide CQL services of Accreditation, Training, and Certification, at a 5% savings for members. https://c-q-l.org/NYAlliance

The Arc New York  - Partner
The Arc New York is a family-led organization that advocates and provides support and services that emphasize choice and community engagement to people with developmental and other disabilities. The Arc New York Members can take advantage of discounts on proprietary and trademarked tools and services from CQL. The Arc New York members can access CQL services of Accreditation, Training, and Certification, at a 5% discount: https://c-q-l.org/TheArcNY





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