K-12 Publisher or Vendor Subscription

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K-12 Publisher or Vendor Subscription

This subscription is ideal for any third-party provider (K-12 publisher) committed to providing quality courses and materials to their stakeholders. With the help of QM tools and resources, you can improve the design of your courses and ensure they meet research-supported standards. You can further demonstrate your commitment to quality by putting courses through the review process to become QM Certified, and display that mark proudly in your courses and marketing materials. This subscription activates membership for your organization for one year. It includes:
One Organization: All Staff
Fully annotated K-12 Publisher Rubric
MyQM Course Review Management System
Visibility of certified courses on QM websites
Discounts on K-12 Publisher Reviews
Discounts on professional development
Free QM Coordinator training
Free QM IDA Membership
Free QM “Success Stories” webinars
Custom reports
Discounts on conferences

Is this Membership right for your organization?

K-12 publishers that want to improve the quality of their courses and other instructional materials can use QM’s annotated Rubric—along with Self Review and Internal Review tools—to start meeting QM Standards. Once courses go through the Official QM Review process, they can become QM certified. Promoting courses that are QM certified gives publishers a competitive edge and will pique the interest of K-12 organizations that want to offer quality courses based on QM Standards.

What your Membership includes

  • A fully annotated, web-based K-12 Publisher QM Rubric that shows you what reviewers will look for when evaluating your courses
  • QM’s Course Review Management System, which enables access to a variety of review tools for individuals and groups
  • Two complimentary seats in the QM Coordinator training
  • Discounts on Official QM-managed publisher course reviews, conferences, and professional development
  • Custom reports allow your QM Coordinator to track how your courses stand up to Specific Review Standards and how your staff is leveraging your membership
  • QM IDA Membership, which connects instructional designers to resources that support their QM efforts
  • The QM Research Library helps you create a culture of quality assurance within your organization
  • Exclusive QM “Success Stories” webinars from other Members

How to make the most of your Membership

  • Define your quality assurance goals for course improvement and QM course certification
  • Review and share QM Research resources
  • Select a QM Coordinator who will champion QM and inspire effective implementation across your organization
  • Consider the professional development needs of your Instructional Designers and other staff for learning to use the QM Rubric and improving courses
  • Consider putting a few courses through Official QM-Managed Reviews

Become part of a community that believes quality matters

Once you become a QM member, you can begin to spread the word to your stakeholders and at your organization, and build support for quality assurance in online learning. Anytime you need support, the QM Community is here for you.  

Next steps — activate your Membership

  1. Select your QM Coordinator
  2. Fill out the form on the right
  3. Review, sign, and return the Subscription Agreement you’ll receive via email
  4. Process payment information received with the Subscription Agreement
  5. Create MyQM Accounts and start using your membership

Resources and community await you

  • Gain access to research and insights related to QM and online learning
  • Guidance on how to market QM to your stakeholders
  • Get support from QM Colleagues
  • Learn from QM Success Stories  
  • Attend conferences at a discounted rate
  • Introduce Instructional Designers to the QM IDA
  • See options for getting your team up to speed by completing the “Applying the Quality Matters Rubric” workshop