Kristen Cunningham

Kristen Cunningham (no photo)

Director, Early Learning Academy

College of Health and Education, School of Education

Academic Credentials

MEd in Education Leadership from George Mason University, BA in Elementary Education from The College of William and Mary, additional coursework from University of Virginia School of Education Leadership


Kristen Cunningham has a history as an elementary school educator and an administrator. Most recently she served as the Director at Rock Spring Cooperative Preschool. Prior to that she was an Assistant Principal in Falls Church City and Fairfax County. She has taught preschool, kindergarten and second grade and is passionate about working with children and families to ensure that social, emotional and academic learning take place for every child while they have fun and develop a love of learning.

She and her husband have three children all in college and a dog. They stay busy watching their kids play sports and enjoying all kinds of physical activity on their own. Kristen remembers preschool as one of her favorite times with her own kids and can’t wait to establish the Early Learning Academy at Marymount.