Helen Crompton is a highly experienced presenter, author, and educator in the field of educational technology. Crompton draws from 20 years in education, with 16 of those years as a full time classroom teacher in grades K-10 and as a technology coordinator. With a PhD in Educational Technology and Mathematics, she holds the position of Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology at Old Dominion University, VA. Crompton has presented at national and international conferences on the topic of educational technology and published articles, book chapters, and white papers in this field.
Crompton's research focus is on mobile learning, with this work she was invited to work with the United Nations, in particular UNESCO and ITU on the topic of mobile learning and this work continues. During the past decade, Crompton has also worked with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). As an ISTE faculty member and Instructional Consultant, she has designed the self-paced ISTE Mobile Learning Academy and was lead designer on the Verizon Mobile Learning Academy. She has also worked with district leaders, principals, technology coaches, teachers, and parents across the U.S., conducting presentations, workshops, and mentorship via face-to-face and virtual workshops. Crompton holds various awards in the U.S. and England, her home country, for her service to the field of educational technology and the innovative ways she has extended the boundaries of traditional pedagogies with the effective integration of technology.