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ANCOR's DSP Recognition Awards to be Underwritten by Relias Learning

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ANCOR's DSP Recognition Awards to be Underwritten by Relias Learning

September 23, 2014

ANCOR is pleased to announce that the 2015 Direct Support Professional Recognition Awards are being underwritten by Relias Learning.

"Relias has been an exceptional partner," said ANCOR CEO Renee Pietrangelo. "Their support of the National Advocacy Campaign's DSP Recognition Awards is a laudable reflection of their understanding and respect for this remarkable workforce and the people with disabilities they serve. We at ANCOR appreciate and commend their investment in underwriting this distinguished national awards program."

"We are honored to support ANCOR's Direct Support Professional Recognition Awards," says Jim Triandiflou, CEO of Relias Learning. "Relias' currently supports over 50,000 DSP's in their competency and skill development and we understand the pivotal role they play in supporting people with disabilities. Partnering with ANCOR to recognize and honor these amazing people and the impact they have is a wonderful opportunity for Relias to give back to the community."

"Relias continues to invest heavily in supporting IDD organizations and the Direct Support Professionals they trust to implement a vast array of community based services," said Jim. "Our new DSP Focused Learning series with intense focus and credible, real world situations that DSP's face daily will launch this October and there is much more to come in 2015."

About the DSP Recognition Awards

In 2007, ANCOR awarded its first national Direct Support Professional Recognition Awards in conjunction with the National Advocacy Campaign (NAC). Since then, ANCOR has recognized more than 200 state and national direct support professionals and members of the long-term supports and services workforce. The campaign's mission is to enhance the lives of people with disabilities by obtaining the resources to recruit, train and retain a sustainable direct support workforce. The awards honor and recognize the dedicated individuals who continually enrich the lives of the people with disabilities they serve.

About Relias Learning

Relias Learning, named to the Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies for two consecutive years, provides an online training solution for senior care, health and human services, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and law enforcement agencies. Relias offers unrivalled content, the ability for customers to create unique content including live training, and allows for the demonstration of skill and performance, all in a singular, powerful learning management system.

Click here for more information about Relias Learning and the discounts to ANCOR members.