Academy for Learning & Exchange

ALEX is the online home for all of the educational and exchange opportunities offered and facilitated by the Providers' Council.

Upcoming Trainings and Events

View the Providers’ Council’s upcoming trainings and events!
Please note that some events may only be available to Council members.

View Events Here


Providers’ eAcademy

Providers’ eAcademy is the Providers’ Council’s online learning management system. It is designed to advance workforce training and professional development in the human services sector.

Learn more about our online learning management system here.

Providers’ eAcademy participants can log in to their agency’s portal here.

View the crosswalks to accreditation offered by Providers’ eAcademy® here.

Learn more about the Providers’ Council’s Human Services Credentialing Program, designed to develop and implement standards and competencies for Direct Support and Direct Service Professionals within the field of human services.


Academic Programs

Develop your human services career through your education.

In partnership with Suffolk University in Boston, the Providers’ Council offers the graduate-level Certificate in Nonprofit Human Services Management for mid-career human service professionals.

  • Tuition Remission

    Human services workers participating in the Providers’ Council’s Tuition Remission program are able to attend a state-supported undergraduate course at any Massachusetts community college, state college or state university (excluding UMASS Medical School) and may remit 100% of their tuition.

  • Scholarship Opportunities

    The Providers’ Council offers its members’ employees a number of scholarship opportunities to support their pursuit of an advanced degree



  • Social Innovation & Enterprise

    Massachusetts human services organizations are tremendously excited about social innovation and social enterprise. The Providers’ Council seeks to support our members in developing innovative strategies for service delivery and social enterprises.

    • Social Innovator Directory

      The Providers’ Council’s Social Innovator Directory showcases our member agencies that have innovative models and practices for sustaining human services or have established social enterprises.




Remember: Providers’ Council members receive exclusive discounts to all of these programs, as well as many other benefitsJoin today!

Let us know what we’ve missed: If there’s a topic that you think we should have a training on, please email