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Links to helpful websites dealing with Communities of Practice.

Weblink References

Communities of practice and organizational performance
by E. L. Lesser and J. Storck

Communities of Practice at the Federal Highway Administration
by Mike Burk

Communities of Practice: Learning as a Social System
by Etienne Wenger

Community of Practice Overview by Fred Nickols

IDEA Partnership Communities of Practice

NASDSE Synthesis Brief: Communities of Practice; activities sponsored by the Office of Special Education Programs

Supporting Pioneering Leaders as Communities of Practice- by Margaret Wheatley

Additional Readings

Non-Internet References

American Institutes for Research (2005). Third-Party Evaluation of the OSEP Communities of Practice (COPs) Initiative: A Report of Findings from the Second Facilitators Interview and COPs Member Survey. Washington: Division of Research to Practice, Office of Special Education Programs.

Wenger, E., McDermott, R., $ Snyder, W. (2002). Cultivating Communities of Practice. Boston: Harvard Business School Press.

Other Communities of Practice

The Student Progress Monitoring Center

Progress Monitoring Discussions & Newsletter


Discussion rooms link:

SIGnetwork ? State Personnel Development Grant Network
Signetwork has had a discussion list and archives posted for quite some time now, and will be moving to the bulletinboard format.

Link to Archives:

Additions to this List
Please send suggestions for additions to this resource list to Cynthia Rosacker Glimpse,

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