Elaine offers practical advice and training in the effective use of collaborative technology to help organizations improve their operations. She is passionate and energetic in her work and thrives on building relationships and connecting people with solutions that meet their needs. For close to two decades she has brought stimulating and engaging learning opportunities to K-20 classrooms. Her work ranges from hands-on demonstrations to educators, to reaching out to corporate partners, to facilitating hybrid solutions that enhance education and training.
Elaine is a recognized expert in her field and a frequent speaker. Audiences – both physical and virtual – on six continents have responded enthusiastically to her lively style, technical mastery, and commitment to learning. She has designed and implemented programs that enable faculty and students to engage with world-class luminaries in medicine, the arts, and education or to explore important current or historical events. Her work has garnered major awards from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA).
An authority on social and connective media, collaborative learning, and best practices in distance learning, Elaine works with a host of educational groups. She currently chairs the Board of Directors for USDLA. She has served as advocate and point-person for social media both with USDLA and now in her role with i2i Technologies.
Her other specialties with i2i Technologies include client-needs assessment, training/enablement, project management, collaborative solutions, adoption/utilization strategies, and business development. In short, she’s a technology enthusiast – and an educator!