Elizabeth Byam is an Instructional Technology Coach for the Learning Technology Center. Prior to joining the LTC, she was a 4th grade teacher in the River Bend School District with a passion for educational technology and fostering student creativity. While she was a classroom teacher, Elizabeth spoke regularly at workshops and small conferences on topics revolving around educational technology. As an Instructional Technology Coach she serves 3 school districts in Northern Illinois and occasionally facilitates professional development to other districts in the Northern Illinois region. Elizabeth provides support and collaboration to educators and administrators as they effectively integrate technology into their classrooms, curriculum and districts. She also develops digital learning tools and facilitates professional development on instructional technology tools and techniques.