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Maternity B.V.M. School creates an atmosphere in which students can develop their potential, growth, independence and knowledge. We also promote the responsibility to be critical thinkers, agents of change, and active conscientious members of our multi-cultural society.

Meet Our

Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

Madeline Lewis, Principal

Bachelors in Secondary Education from UIC 

Masters in Educational Leadership from Depaul with Honors 

“My favorite aspect of teaching is being able to continuously learn alongside students and other teachers. Being a lifelong learner is very important to me! I love working at Maternity BVM because the community fosters such a family-like atmosphere that is unique to any other school I have been in. At BVM you are never alone!”

Elizabeth Kainer, Director of Inclusive Education
Liliana Guzman, PK Teacher
Yiemy Cabrera, PK Aide
Stephanie Padilla, Kindergarten
Mary Egan, Early Education Interventionalist
Melissa Guzman, 1st Grade
Stacey Kuhn, 2nd Grade
Denisse Mora, 3rd Grade
Trina Pongco, 4th Grade
Nathalie Hoste-Skrzypek, 5th Grade
Kim Chambers, Math 6th-8th 
Nyadiew Ernst, Science 6th-8th
Megan Salata, ELA 6th-8th
Nora Carcanaquez, Administrative Assistant
Sister Jess Lambert, Religion 5th-8th
Jennifer Respeto, P.E
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