Communities of practice

 

involvement by

career level

a large group of Graduate Student and New Professional Community of Practice members holding photobooth signs and smiling for a group photo
three male Mid Level Community of Practice ACPA members holding two Awards and smiling for the camera
Graduate Students and New Professionals Community of Practice standing behind a table that reads CHEERS TO 30 YEARS and smiling for a photo

Communities of Practice represent and focus on the unique needs of professionals at various points within their career. Communities of Practice recognize the importance of community, conversation, and collaboration among professionals spanning functional areas and identities, yet sharing positional-related experiences. Members can participate in Communities of Practice by attending sponsored webinars, Convention programs, networking events, volunteering for leadership roles, and more. Involvement opportunities are open to any ACPA Member and can be explored below!

Get Involved in an ACPA entity 

  1. Log into the ACPA Member Portal
  2. Click on the Chatter tab
  3. Click on Groups
  4. Search for the Commission(s) you wish to join
  5. click Join Group next to the Commission!

OUR Communities of practice

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Graduate Students and New Professionals Community of Practice (GSNPCOP)

Contact the Chairs:
Gabe Marenco-Garcia & Tye Wesley // gsnpcop@acpa.nche.edu

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Mid-Level Community of Practice (MLCOP)

Contact the Chairs:
Nikki Laird & 
Lisa M. Lockman // mlcop@acpa.nche.edu

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Senior-Level Community of Practice (SLCOP)

Contact the Chair:
Troy Seppelt // slcop@acpa.nche.edu

Latest Updates from Communities of Practice

GSNPCOP 8th Vector

Overview The 8th Vector is a student affairs and higher education-related blog created and run by the Graduate Students and New Professionals Community of Practice within ACPA. It has been historically known as a newsletter and has been undergoing changes in hopes of...