Growing Together: Developing and Sustaining a Community of Practice in Early Childhood

Gillaspy, K., Vinh, M., Surbrook-Goins, N., & Nichols, S.

Communities of practice are an age-old phenomenon representing teamwork. Whether it’s researchers developing treatments for a disease or educators sharing best practices to enhance early childhood learning, communities of practice are about connection and shared purpose.

Growing Together will help you define, create, and promote a community of practice to foster collaborative problem solving and enhance professional learning experiences.

You will learn key strategies and techniques to help you:

  • Develop a shared vision and structure
  • Leverage tools to invite members and build a community
  • Build member engagement and investment
  • Master facilitation and evaluation strategies for ongoing professional learning
Available here: Gryphon House
Citation: Gillaspy, K., Vinh, M., Surbrook-Goins, N., & Nichols, S. (2019). Growing together: Developing and sustaining a community of practice in early childhood. Lewisville, NC: Gryphon House.