Dr. Cheryl Wilson
Dr. Cheryl F. Wilson is native of Eastern North Carolina, an area where her educational connections strongly remain, and her leadership extends from the school system to touch local community organizations. Dr. Wilson received graduate and post-graduate degrees from East Carolina University. She began her professional educational career as a classroom teacher and earned her National Boards for Professional Teaching, Middle Childhood Generalist prior to serving as a curriculum specialist. Dr. Wilson's administrative experiences include assistant principal and principal. During her tenure as an administrator, Dr. Wilson was recognized as Principal of the Year in 2012. She is an alumni of the 2015 NC Education Policy Fellowship Program.
Dr. Wilson extended her leadership district-wide as Leadership Coach prior to her promotion to Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. In 2017, Dr. Wilson joined Wilson County Schools as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. In 2018, she was named Associate Superintendent. Dr. Wilson believes that positive, trusting relationships with staff, students, families, and community members are essential building blocks in a student's school experience. Shortly after joining Wilson County Schools, Dr. Wilson enrolled as a member of Dynamic Leadership in Wilson. She serves as president of Alpha Psi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma and a member of Beta Gamma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa. Dr. Wilson is committed to serving the students and families of Wilson County while supporting students to reach their potential and graduate with more than a high school diploma.
An important aspect of her life is family. Dr. Wilson celebrates forty years with her husband, Raymond with their two sons, Lee and wife, Samantha and Phillip and wife, Laura. They have six amazing grandchildren, Michaela, Brighton, Zachary, Walker, Savannah, and Adeline. She is blessed to celebrate her parents, Ray and Shirley as well as her siblings, Kim and Chris and their respective families.
"I became an educator to make a positive difference in the lives of children and excited to be able to do so in Wilson County Schools. We are fortunate to have outstanding educators and community partners who enrich our schools daily. I know with such positive building blocks and our core beliefs and principles, Wilson County Schools’ journey toward educational excellence will benefit our students who are currently enrolled and future generations. The impact we make on a child today will impact him, as well as his children’s children.”