Lawrence Lipsitz, a “veteran” of the educational technology field, spent his professional life advocating for education and the use of technology in the classroom. He was born on July 24, 1937, in Paterson, New Jersey, to Samuel Lipsitz and Rachel Hammerman. Lipsitz graduated with honors from Eastside High School and subsequently earned a B.S. and M.A. in Social Studies Education from New York University (NYU). While studying at NYU, Lipsitz worked as the editor-in-chief of the university’s newspaper, The Criteria, and later earned another graduate degree from NYU in Communications in Education.