Degrees and Certifications:
Dr. Matthew Cheeseman
Superintendent of Beaufort County Schools
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Dr. Matthew Cheeseman serves as the Superintendent of Beaufort County Schools, Washington, North Carolina.
He is the 2021-2022 Region 1 Northeast Regional Education Service Alliance (NERESA) Superintendent of the Year.
He joined Beaufort County Schools as the Superintendent in January 2019. Dr. Cheeseman's previous work experiences include the following.
- Superintendent, Perquimans County Schools, Hertford, NC
- Chief Academic Officer, Washington County Schools, Plymouth, NC
- Director of Curriculum & Instruction, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL
- Administrator & Chemistry Teacher, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, Charlotte, NC
- Athletic Director, Chemistry & Forensic Science Teacher, East Nicolaus Joint Unified School District, Nicolaus, CA (near Sacramento, CA)
- AP Chemistry Teacher, San Lorenzo Unified School District, San Lorenzo, CA (near Oakland, CA)
- Chemistry Teacher, Highlands School District, Natrona Heights, PA (near Pittsburgh, PA)
- Physics & Chemistry Teacher, Upper Adams School District, Biglerville, PA (near Gettysburg, PA)
Dr. Cheeseman's service beyond Beaufort County Schools includes his leadership and participation with the following organizations.
- Chairman, Northeast Regional Education Service Alliance (NERESA)
- Executive Board Member, North Carolina School Superintendents Association (NCSSA)
- Board of Directors, North Carolina Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (NCASCD)
- Chairman, Southeast Education Alliance (SEA)
- Board of Directors, Inner Banks Stem Center (IBXSC)
Dr. Cheeseman has achieved his Ed.D. He graduated in May 2022. He has earned degrees and certificates from the following institutions:
- East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
- Delaware Valley College, Doylestown, PA (near Philadelphia)
- San Jose State University, San Jose, CA (near San Francisco)
- Gardner Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC (near Charlotte)