She graduated from the Physics Department of Istanbul University and then completed her master’s degree at Yıldız Technical University in the field of Teaching Science and Mathematics in Middle Schools. She has been a science teacher at Yüzyıl Işıl Schools between 2007 and 2009 and has been working at Açı Schools since 2009. She worked in various positions such as Secondary School Science Teacher and Secondary School Science Department Coordinator. Elmas Artkın has been in the management cadre since 2013 as Açı Middle School principal. As of 2019, she has been working as the Principal of Açı High School.