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4832 Highland Ave.

Downers Grove, IL 60515

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Monday to Friday

Mrs. Beth Cunningham

630-969-4306  ext 2101 | bcunningham@sjsdg.org

Mrs. Beth Cunningham is a product of Catholic education graduating from a Catholic elementary school, Marian Catholic High School, and St. Xavier University. Mrs. Beth Cunningham earned a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from St. Xavier University.

She returned to St. Xavier University and earned a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership in May of 2010. Her career includes being both an educator and administrator at St. Mary School in Mokena for eighteen years. Her teaching career includes two years as a fifth grade teacher teaching all subject areas and seven years as a junior high teacher with an eighth grade homeroom. While serving as a junior high teacher, she taught Religion, History, and mathematics. Mrs. Beth Cunningham also served as the Assistant Principal for three years at St. Mary School. She became Principal of St. Mary School in 2011 and served the school community in this role for nine years. Her accomplishments during her role as principal include opening a preschool program, developing a 1:1 technology plan, creating a STEM Lab, and increasing student enrollment. Mrs. Beth Cunningham was the 2018 recipient of the Bishop R. Kaffer Outstanding Principal Award from Lewis University School of Education. During the 2021-2022 school year, she served as principal at Annunciation BVM Catholic School in Aurora which is part of the Diocese of Rockford. She and her husband reside in Lemont and enjoy traveling, hiking, and trying new restaurants. They are very proud parents of their three grown children, Allison, Emily, and Colin.