Elaine Shuck, with a background in technology and curriculum, is Polycom’s Director of Education. She is an expert in collaborative learning and videoconferencing.  She is known for show-casing hybrid solutions in demonstrations to K-20 educators.  Elaine is an authority in this field. Worldwide audiences – face-to-face and videoconferenced – engage with her lively style, technical mastery, and commitment to learning. Her programs have inspired learners who interact with luminaries in medicine, education, or current events. They have garnered major awards from the International Society for Technology in Education and the US Distance Learning Association (USDLA). Elaine works with a host of educational groups and is currently president-elect of USDLA. Her other love is the outdoors, including trail bike riding and rock climbing.