The Arc of Orleans and Genesee ARC have been awarded a three-year National Accreditation from CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership. For more than 40 years, The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) has been a leader in raising the bar for human service organizations and systems to continuously define, measure and improve the quality of life of all people. Organizations that are awarded accreditation by CQL meet a stringent set of criteria and demonstrate an on-going commitment to person-centered excellence. Executive Director Donna Saskowski shared: “This is wonderful news for both Chapters as we look to the future.I look forward to the positive impact that this accreditation process will have for the people we serve, as we continue to implement Personal Outcome Measures identified by the individuals served and their families. A proud moment for all of us!” A very special thank you goes out to all the staff for their assistance during the CQL Accreditation process. Your commitment to those we serve is truly appreciated. To learn more about The Council on Quality Leadership visit http://www.c-q-l.org/accreditation. Congratulations!