Cunningham graduated with her Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling from
the University of Northern Colorado in December of 1993. Upon
graduation, she began working as a Vocational Evaluator in Denver,
Colorado. In 1994, Beth moved to Boise to work for IDVR as a
rehabilitation counselor working with the school to work caseload.
In 1997, she began a vocational evaluation program at Community
Partnerships of Idaho. She was promoted to Employment
Services Director in 2000 and continued that job until December of 2009.
At that time, she left to pursue a private vocational consulting
company, in which she did a variety of work including Social Security
Vocational Expert testimony, case management and worker’s compensation
work. In January of 2012, Beth began working part-time with the
University of Idaho as the clinical faculty. She helped to expand
the program to Boise by recruiting students and teaching the
Introduction to Rehabilitation Counseling class. Beth continued
teaching for the Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling program at the
University of Idaho Boise location until December 2015, when she
resigned to take the position of Administrator for the Idaho Commission
for the Blind and Visually Impaired.