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Faculty Chats: Collaboration and Idea Sharing for Student Success (Santa Fe College)

Total Credits: .4 Workshop CEU(s)

Ericka Landry
4 Hours
Santa Fe College - Gainesville, Florida



College faculty members face many complex and interconnected struggles, such as boosting enrollment, motivating students, increasing retention rates, and instructing students who may or may not be “college-ready.” These challenges can often feel isolating. Faculty collaboration, idea sharing, and planning are key to fostering student success and overcoming challenges as a community. This workshop provides participants with experience collaborating on lesson plans and the opportunity to brainstorm and share promising practices regarding what's working (or not) in the classroom. Participating in this workshop will help build confidence and competence in new and veteran faculty members.

By the end of this workshop, participants know or are able to:

  • Observe, discuss, and critique a model lesson (templates provided).
  • Create a new lesson plan and/or build upon an existing lesson plan.
  • Explore various grouping structures and activities. Guidelines and norms are discussed.
  • Incorporate various learning styles and methods.
  • Design and share enhanced lessons.

Plans for participation and interaction:

  • Class discussion and share-out.
  • Peer observation and critique.
  • Discipline specific and non-discipline specific group activities.
  • Viewing short video clips (Do's and Don'ts of Teaching).
  • Learning style activities.


Digital Badge, Certificate, and CEUs

Learners receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of a workshop evaluation. To earn CEUs and a certificate denoting the number of CEUs earned, the learner must successfully pass the learning assessment with a score of 80% or higher. 


Ericka Landry's Profile

Ericka Landry Related Seminars and Products

Sr. Organizational Development Consultant

Houston Methodist

Dr. Ericka Landry, who has worked in K-12 and higher education for over 20 years, has a passion for personal and professional growth. Dr. Landry currently serves as a Senior Organizational Development Consultant working with c-suite level executives in Houston, Texas. In this role, Dr. Landry enjoys providing strategy and support to foster a culture of employee engagement and excellence. As an adjunct faculty member at Lone Star College, Dr. Landry mentors and provides high-quality learning opportunities for students in Learning Frameworks First-Year Experience courses. Dr. Landry holds degrees from the University of Arkansas at Monticello (B.B.A.), Houston Baptist University (M.Ed.), and Sam Houston State University (Ed.D.). Dr. Landry has received numerous facilitator certifications, including being recognized as a Master Presenter by NISOD.




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Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellation and refund requests, minus a $25 administrative fee, must be received no later than 30 days prior to the scheduled event.  Refunds will not be given for no-shows. Registrants who have an outstanding balance and do not attend the workshop are responsible for the $25 administrative fee. Substitutions are accepted at any time prior to the workshop by submitting a written request to Nathan Colon. The individual requesting the transfer is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with the transfer.

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Santa Fe College

3000 NW 83rd Street, R-001, Gainesville, Florida 32606, United States


Preliminary Schedule
Date/Time: Fri, Sep 27, 2024 - 10:00 AM to 02:30 PM (CDT)
September 27, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Central Workshop
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Central Lunch provided by NISOD.
Venue Address
Date/Time: Fri, Sep 27, 2024 - 10:00 AM to 02:30 PM (CDT)

Santa Fe College


3000 NW 83rd Street

Gainesville, FL 32606