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Faculty Chats: Collaboration and Idea Sharing for Student Success (Lamar State College Orange Regional Workshop)

Total Credits: .4 Workshop CEU(s)

Ericka Landry
4 Hours
J. Michael & Bridget Shahan Events Center at Lamar State College Orange - Orange, Texas



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.


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.



Hampton Inn Orange
2080 Interstate 10 West
Orange, TX 77632
(409) 883-2500

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Orange
2655 Interstate 10 East
Orange, TX 77630
(409) 882-9222

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Orange
2220 Highway 62 South
Orange, TX 77630
(409) 883-0011


Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellation and refund requests, minus a $25 administrative fee, must be received in by January 20, 2023.  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 Kelley Berley. The individual requesting the transfer is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with the transfer.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images

By registering for one or more of these modules, you consent to being recorded for any purpose whatsoever, and you release NISOD and The University of Texas at Austin and their officers and representatives from any liability for infringement of any rights, and you expressively authorize and permit the use of your name, voice, and likeness and all reproductions thereof, for any purpose whatsoever, in perpetuity in any media now known or hereafter devised, without limitation and without compensation.


J. Michael & Bridget Shahan Events Center at Lamar State College Orange

209 Green Avenue, Shahan Events Center, Orange, Texas 77630, United States
(409) 883-7750


Preliminary Schedule
Friday, February 10, 2023
10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Workshop
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Lunch provided by NISOD.
Venue Address

Lamar State College Orange
Shahan Events Center
209 Green Avenue (parking lot is off 1st Street)
Orange, TX 77630

(409) 882-3922