About IT

Shaun Kohl: Chief Information Officer
101 North 14th St. Canon City, CO 81212
Phone: 719-276-5700
Fax: 719-276-5739

Canon City Schools IT Department is committed to serving students and staff. Having technology skills has become increasingly important in the 21st century. Using Technology has become a critical component of our day-to-day lives. Knowing this, we strive to provide up to date, high quality technology and technology services for our students and staff.

Canon City Schools IT Department consists of six wonderful individuals. Each person in the IT Department is very dedicated, compassionate, and driven to enhance and support the district's educational technology initiatives.

Technology is not only about computers and the Internet. Technology is about people and building relationships to help them to learn and become successful using technology as a tool for their success. Most importantly, for us, it is about students and giving them the best education possible and the tools they need to succeed.

Meet Our Staff

IT Department

Shaun Kohl
Director of Technology
Job Duties:  Oversees and manages the IT department.  IT Project planning, development, and implementation.  IT budgeting, purchasing, and procurement.  Systems management.  

Maren Higgins
IT Administrative Asst.
Job Duties: Maintain, record, and update files of students (current and former), prepare transcripts, infinite campus.

Hunter Dean-Moore
IT Systems Manager
Job Duties: Backend systems administration, network administration, telephone services, supervise Technology Specialists, Photoshop model
Elizabeth Gamache
SIS (Student Information System) Coordinator and Webmaster
Job Duties: Infinite Campus, State Reporting, Webmaster, Destiny Admin, Tech Tip Master

Mike Fry
Database Management
Classroom systems integration and provisioning.
Chase Welchlen
Repair Specialist 
Job Duties: Chromebook Maintenance & Repair.  

Mike Helfrich
Network Specialist 
Job Duties:
IT Network specialist, Avigilon Camera system support, other duties as assigned.

Juli LaBadie
Technology/Network Specialist
Job Duties: IT Network Specialist, Google Certified, Webmaster Assistant, IC, other duties as assigned, ie “The face of IT Designee” 

Instructional Technology Department

Dan Coppa
Instructional Technology Coordinator
Job Duties: Coordinating the planning, creation, and implementation of professional development centered around Blended Learning and appropriate Technology integration in the classroom. Assisting with supporting secondary teachers with planning and using effective technology tools in lessons with their students. Supporting and guiding Elementary Technologists within each of their individual buildings. Supporting the C&A department in assessing, implementing, and maintaining Curriculum resources throughout the district. 

Deanna Padilione
Secondary Instructional Technology Coach
Job Duties: Assisting and supporting secondary teachers with planning and using effective technological tools in their lessons and with students.  Providing Professional Development for new instructional tech apps and programs.