The Association for Collaborative Leadership (ACL) is an educational, research and professional organization dedicated to developing leadership capabilities and advancing higher education collaboration.
ACL provides a forum for communication among higher education professionals involved in cooperative programs and offers guidance in creating and strengthening partnerships among organizations whose members include colleges and universities. In addition to higher education institutions, these partnerships frequently incorporate government agencies, businesses, K–12 schools, and other non-profit organizations.
The Association for Collaborative Leadership has more than 60 members located throughout the world. ACL is the only organization of its kind that focuses on cooperation in higher education and on providing professional development opportunities for its members.