Communities of Practice, also known as “CoPs”, are groups of people who share a passion for something they do and want to learn how to do it better as they interact. CoPs allow attendees to learn and collaborate as content is driven by the participants.

There are a number of reasons to participate, including to:

  1. Build relationships & support friendship growth with peers
  2. Share and exchange knowledge
  3. Emotional engagement and support for each other to use evidence-based practices
  4. Identify internal and external expertise
  5. Problem-solve issues from the field
  6. Improve job satisfaction with peer conversations

CCR&R is committed to improving communication with child care providers across Iowa. It is through the sharing of information and experiences that participants can learn from each other and have an opportunity to develop themselves personally and professionally.

CoPs will be facilitated by regional CCR&R staff. If you have a specific topic request, please be sure to share it with us. In the calendar below, the events have been added by city. If you want to see details on the event, just click on it and the event description will appear below the calendar. Join us!


May 2020 Events

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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
» 26 27 28 29 30 May 1 2
» 3 4 5 6 Reg 2 - Caregiving in a Pandemic: Helping You So You Can Help Kids Reg 2 - Caregiving in a Pandemic: Helping You So You Can Help Kids 7 Provider Appreciation Day Virtual Celebration Event 8 9
» 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
» 17 18 19 Reg 2 - Center Peer to Peer Online Session Reg 2 - Home Peer to Peer Online Meeting 20 21 22 23
» 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
» 31 June 1 2 3 4 5 6


Posted by ICCRR in News on 5/21/2020
Categories: COVID-19 Response  
Updated guidance for child care programs, summer programs and tips for families.
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Posted by ICCRR in News on 5/8/2020
In honor of Child Care Provider Appreciation Day, DHS wants to thank child care programs for the care provided to children and families in Iowa!
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