The ICF Global Communities of Practice (CPs) are virtual groups of coaches interested in a specific topic area. These communities are designed to provide a platform for sharing best practices, emerging trends, tools and tips among ICF Members to advance their professional development.
ICF Global Communities of Practice (CPs) provide a virtual venue for coaches with a shared interest in a specific topic to advance their professional development; deepen their subject-matter expertise; and share best practices, emerging trends, tools and tips.
Each CP is steered by volunteer co-leaders who help facilitate the learning and organize the conversations, ideas, and trends that emerge from the group. CPs are designed to promote active participation from their members: Sharing and discussion is always encouraged.
CPs deliver professional development opportunities through a variety of different outputs, including:
Webinar Presentations from Subject-matter Experts. Twice a year, each CP will host a live webinar presentation from a subject-matter expert related to its topic area. These sessions are also recorded and archived for ICF Members to access on demand in the ICF Learning Portal.
Facilitated Discussion Sessions. Following the webinar presentations by subject-matter experts, CP co-leaders will facilitate a live discussion session with members to discuss the information that was presented and share their own knowledge and experience. These sessions will also be recorded and archived for ICF Members to access on demand.
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ICF’s Communities of Practice are open to all members. Beginning in January 2019, we will charge non-ICF Members a fee to participate in programming hosted by ICF’s Communities of Practice. Non-members will be charged $25 USD for a 60-minute session and $35 USD for a 90-minute session. ICF Members will continue to access the outstanding education and networking offered by our CPs free of charge as a benefit of membership.
To become an active participant in a CP, please follow the appropriate link and fill out the information form. After you complete the form, you will be added to the list to receive more information about that particular CP and its sessions.
Below is a list of current ICF Global CPs:
Co-Leaders: Jane Wytzka (USA), Shirley Schulz-Robinson, PCC (Australia) and Florence Lam Kam Goo, PCC (Malaysia)
Co-Leaders: Ed Rankin, PCC (USA) and Latise Hairston, ACC (USA)
Co-Leaders: Wilma Slenders, PCC (Canada) and Larry Boyer, ACC (USA)
Co-Leaders: Michael Marx, PCC (USA) and Calvin Habig, PCC (USA)
Co-Leaders: Hsuan-Hua Chang, PCC (USA) and Anna-Marie Watson, PCC (United Kingdom)
Co-Leaders: Alan Myers, PCC (USA) and Aref AlMubarak, MCC (KSA)
Co-Leaders: Michael Arloski, PCC (USA) and Rachel Dungan, ACC (Ireland)
Co-Leaders: J. Matthew Becker, MCC (USA) and Heather Ramsey (USA)
Co-Leaders: Emma-Louise Elsey (Canada) and Lynda Monk (Canada)
Co-Leaders: Karl Van Hoey, PCC (Belgium) and Evelina Rog, ACC (Canada)