Denise Shorey

Chief Information Officer - EagleNet
Wheat Ridge , CO

Ms Atkinson-Shorey is the Chief Information Officer of Eagle-Net, the statewide broadband cost-sharing consortium for K-12 and Community Anchor Institutions in Colorado.  Eagle-Net is also the K-12 gateway for Internet2; Ms Atkinson-Shorey led the successful effort to make Colorado the 39th State to join Internet2 as a Sponsored Educational Group Participant (SEGP). In 2008 Ms Atkinson-Shorey was elected to the Board of Directors for Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) the national School District CIO/CTO organization working on national and international school and technology issues.

She joined Centennial BOCES in 2006 as the Chief Technology Officer and led the restructuring of the Technology Services Department, serving 15 school districts to support existing and new services.  In 2008, she received the “CALET’s Technology Leader of the Year Award” from her peers for her work leading the statewide Internet2 K-12 Gateway Initiative. Denise was formerly the Acting Director of Technology at Adams Twelve Five Star Schools specializing in integration of technologies, management of mil and bond technology projects, and development of educational technology standards.  Prior to Adams 12, Denise worked as an Information Systems Specialist for Jefferson County Public Schools, Information Technology Consultant for IBM, and worked in the Library and Information Media field.