Faculty & Staff Resources

Faculty Online Resources

Click the link below for faculty resources to help assist with online class conversion. Note that you can request  one-on-one instructional support scheduling through Virtual Teaching Assistance Center (VTAC). 

LSC-Houston North Instructional Designer, Cynthia Shade is available for a 30-minute individual support sessions via WebEx. Please make only one appointment in order to leave times for others.

There are D2L Open Labs (via WebEx) scheduled all week. Look on the VTAC Event Calendar for days/times. 

Faculty Online Resources


Professional Development

Lone Star College-Houston North full-time employees are eligible to apply for funding for workshops, conferences, symposiums or related events. For more information, contact HN-ProfDev@LoneStar.edu

Professional Development Spring 2021 Calendar • All sessions are virtual on WebEx

Date & Time Title and Facilitator Location
Tuesday, 2/23

Noon – 1 p.m.

D2L Open Lab

Presented by Cynthia Shade

WebEx
Wednesday, 2/24

11 a.m. – noon

Engaging Campus Community on Issues Associated with Student Diversity

Presented by Library Service

WebEx
Wednesday, 2/24

2–3 p.m.

Progressive Discipline Procedures

Presented by Ruth Hutyra and SOUP HR Team

WebEx
Thursday, 2/25

11 a.m. – noon

Data Center Kickoff

Presented by Ernesto Valenzuela

WebEx
Monday, 3/1

12:30 – 1 p.m.

Mentor Check-in

Presented by Ernesto Valenzuela

WebEx
Tuesday, 3/2

Noon – 1 p.m.

D2L Open Lab

Hosted by Cynthia Shade

WebEx
Wednesday, 3/3

Noon – 1 p.m.

Creating Interactive Online Activities with H5P

Hosted by Cynthia Shade

WebEx
Thursday, 3/4

11 a.m. – noon

Dealing with Anxiety & Stress

Hosted by Dr. Debra Britton

WebEx
Friday, 3/5

Noon – 1 p.m.

HN-Positive Conversation: A Virtual Power Hour

Hosted by Marilyn Martin

WebEx
Tuesday, 3/9

Noon – 1 p.m.

D2L Open Lab

Hosted by Cynthia Shade

WebEx
Wednesday, 3/10

Noon – 1 p.m.

Self-Love, Self-Care

Hosted by Adriana Gonzalez

WebEx
Thursday, 3/11

11 a.m. – noon

Mentor Listening Post- 8W1 Review

Hosted by Ernesto Valenzuela

WebEx
Thursday, 3/11

1 – 2 p.m.

Interview Prepping-Cover Letter, Resume, and Interview Best Practices

Hosted by Dr. Jerica Nickerson

WebEx

 


Student/Mentee Alert

In the event that your student/mentee is in need of immediate assistance beyond what you can provide as a Mentor or is showing signs of disengagement, please continue to submit a mentee alert.
Student/Mentee Alert


Professional and Support Staff Association

All full-time staff are eligible to participate in PSSA events and activities with supervisor approval.

Click Here to view PSSA Information >>


LSC-Houston North Campus Committees

Below is a current list of the LSC-Houston North committees and its membership for Spring 2021 There are a couple of committees that will be reactivated Fall 2021 and considerations for additional ones. If you are interested in serving on a campus committee or have question please contact Amanda Benavides Amanda.M.Benavides@LoneStar.edu

Campus Art: To provide recommendations for improving the aesthetics of LSC-Houston North locations.
Set standards for paint colors on walls, artwork, and other factors that impact the attractiveness of the locations.

Executive Lead • Ashley Turner
Chair • Lauren Shafer

  • Irina Patten
  • Dr. John Maynard
  • Donna Kroll
  • Chanel Provost
  • Reenie Stallings
  • Fredrick Antwine
  • Justin Owens
  • Debra Britton

C.A.R.E.: To identify, review, and recommend practices and procedures for the LSC-Houston North Care Center to ensure students’ needs are recognized and potential resources are integrated into the campus culture

Executive Lead • Asley Turner
Chair • Brandi Ford

  • Denise Thompson
  • Dr. Hilton Lasalle
  • Joumana Azzam
  • Nirsi Maravilla
  • Dr. Debra Britton
  • Gabriela Sepulveda
  • Sam Harazin
  • Dana Jones
  • Ashley Bryant

Grants: To identify, review, and recommend grants for LSC-Houston North.

Executive Lead • Dr. Sheldon Moss
Chair • Ernesto Valenzuela

  • Dr. Angela Powell
  • Sara Azarpanah
  • Kisha Thomas
  • Jane Hakala-Buckner
  • Mark Barnes
  • Raymond Craft
  • Dr. Kelly Jacobs
  • Sheremetria Taylor
  • Ilse Granizo
  • Marilyn Martin
  • Scarlett Narvaez

Mentor: To identify, review, and recommend best practices for the LSC-Houston North mentor program

Executive Lead • Dr. Sheldon Moss
Chair • Ernesto Valenzuela

  • Kelly Schimmel
  • Dr. Hilton Lasalle
  • Dr. Stephen Washington
  • Julayne Salley
  • Damain Davis
  • Melvin McGowen
  • Shanna Keene
  • Cliff Johnson
  • Hiam El Dahouk
  • Dorothy Turner
  • Dr. Debra Britton
  • Hector Rubio
  • Dr. Jerica Nickerson
  • Dr. Rebecca Malter

Professional Development: To develop a culture of professional development by (1) setting professional development themes for each academic year, (2) reviewing professional development requests and providing recommendations for approval, and (3) identifying and assisting in the creation of professional development activities (including return week activities).

Executive Lead • Dr. Sheldon Moss
Chair • Dr. Sheldon Moss

  • Ernesto Valenzuela
  • Sylvia San Pedro
  • Dr. Debra Britton
  • Ben Gregersen
  • Chris Hinajosa
  • Shawne Wilson
  • Dr. Jack Hernandez
  • Alice Long
  • Roxanne Williams
  • Kerri Barnes
  • Hector Rubio
  • Denise Flores

Student Engagement: To work with Student Services on developing various engagement opportunities for students.

Executive Lead- Dr. Kimberly Lowry
Chair- Dana Jones

  • Tony Diaz
  • Mark Fisher
  • Sophia Mrouri
  • Woody McLendon
  • Dr. Chris Trevino
  • Dr. Kathy Hughes
  • Gina Oanh Dinh
  • Sam Harazin
  • Itzel Pescador
  • Dr. Rebecca Malter
  • Chanel Provost
  • Denise Johnson

Fall Return Week Schedule TBA

We are excited to present our Return Week activities, and virtually reconnect with our colleagues. As we conclude our inaugural year, let us reflect and move forward with excitement as we plan to best serve our students and promote our Lone Star College-Houston North culture.


Fall Schedule TBA.

Schedule below.


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