What is a community of practice? KB Admin, ATD Updated October 14, 2016 19:23 Follow Our communities of practice focus on key areas of the talent development field. Each community is led by a community manager whose in-depth knowledge ensures that the content, offerings, and resources are consistent with today’s trends. Related articles What are the benefits to joining an ATD community of practice? How many ATD communities of practice are there? What resources do the communities of practice have? Do you offer a student discount for membership? How do I set my community of practice preferences?