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Communities of Practice

Participating in a Community of Practice is easy. Review the list of existing communities below to get started.  

ASCPA members are some of the industry’s most valuable contributors. Whether you’re in accounting and assurance, tax or anywhere in between, there’s a Community of Practice coming together to share knowledge and expertise that is beneficial for everyone.  Get started by finding a community and learning about volunteer roles in each community. 

Your Community of Practice is Here to Help

Make the most of your membership by connecting with other professionals for development, networking and peer support opportunities.

  • Have a question about a client's unique problem? A technical error? A tax software? Your Community of Practice has your back.
  • Stay current on trends, challenges and opportunities in our discussion boards.

Build Your Reputation

Are you a subject matter expert in the making? Your experience keeps you up to date on industry trends and best practices, now share it!

  • Build your network by showcasing your expertise and helping your peers grow. You can develop soft skills like leadership, mentoring, communication and more.
  • Is a client moving out of your area of expertise? Find a trusted referral that can consult on or resolve the problems.

Communities of Practice

Visit your community of Practice page for community sponsor information

Who's Who In Your Community?

Community Leader

An active expert serves as a Community Leader.  They usually have a full-time job in the area of expertise and spearheads community growth and involvement. 

Community Contributor

In some communities, Community Contributors commit to spending a dedicated amount of time answering questions in the forum each month. They find, organize and share the information.


If you’re just starting out in a group, you are a Member. Each Community of Practice is built for people like you who join, browse discussion boards and even get involved in events.

Subject Matter Expert

Everyone in the community is encouraged to participate in discussions, and our Subject Matter Experts always seem to know the answer. They answer questions and provide relevant information. 

Community Sponsor

Each group’s Community Manager is an ASCPA staff member who is a champion for you and your Community of Practice. They support volunteers, moderate the forum and integrate Communities of Practice with your full membership experience. 

The ASCPA is your partner in connection. We provide complete admin support, key communications and resources to our member-led groups.