Communities of practice
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
- Log into the ACPA Member Portal
- Click on the Chatter tab
- Click on Groups
- Search for the Commission(s) you wish to join
- click Join Group next to the Commission!
OUR Communities of practice
Graduate Students and New Professionals Community of Practice (GSNPCOP)
Contact the Chairs:
Gabe Marenco-Garcia & Tye Wesley // firstname.lastname@example.org
Mid-Level Community of Practice (MLCOP)
Contact the Chairs:
Nikki Laird & Lisa M. Lockman // email@example.com
Senior-Level Community of Practice (SLCOP)
Contact the Chair:
Troy Seppelt // firstname.lastname@example.org
Latest Updates from Communities of Practice
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The GSNPCoP Convention Scholarship awards graduate student and new professional ACPA members with financial assistance to attend the Annual ACPA Convention each year. The Community of Practice understands that it may be difficult for some graduate students and new...
The ACPA Graduate Students and New Professionals Community of Practice (GSNPCoP) invites a distinguished scholar to assist in the academic and professional development of the GSNPCoP membership. This individual will be encouraged to utilize their research interests to...
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