Constance Cheston brings more than 20 years of teaching science and mathematics into her administrator role. She is the K-12 mathematics coordinator for Pitt County Schools. Ms. Cheston works with the N.C. Partnership for Improving Mathematics and Science and serves as the N.C. Council of Mathematics Teachers Vice President Middle Grades Eastern Region. Verna Holoman with the North Carolina Mathematics and Science Education Network wrote in her nomination letter:

Mrs. Cheston has exhibited an unmistakable capacity to facilitate and maintain a stable collegial environment, thereby allowing emphasis to be placed on what is important and what is possible to fully realize the district’s SMT education mission. This continues to occur through teamwork and her active support of teaching and learning as she provides pertinent resources; engages in mentoring and problem-solving; and works with teachers in their classrooms and schools.