Elizabeth Helfant is the Upper School Coordinator of Instructional Technology at MICDS, a JK-12 school of 1250 students. Following graduation from Davidson College in 1984, Elizabeth began her career in education teaching chemistry, physics, and mathematics. She has been in education for 25 years, 11 of which have been at MICDS. Elizabeth had an integral role in implementing a 1-to-1 tablet program in grades 7-12 at MICDS.

Elizabeth has presented at numerous conferences, including the International Conference on Education, Midwest Educational Technology Conference, ISTE, and the Lausanne Laptop Institute. Elizabeth blogs for Digital Learning Environments, serves on DyKnow’s advisory board, and is a consultant for educational collaborators. Elizabeth was a convener for the K12 Online Conference in 2009.