Certification Frequently Asked Questions
How can I verify if an update has been made to my certificate/educator file?
How do I obtain a copy of my certificate?
How do I update my personal information or the name presented on my certificate?
How do I know if my college/university will be accepted by the SCDE for Initial or add-on certification purposes?
How do I add on an additional area of certification to my current certificate?
How can I get a course pre-approved to take in order to add an area to my certificate?
How do I upgrade my certificate to the Bachelor's plus 18, Master's, or Doctorate level?
How can I transfer my out-of-state certificate to South Carolina?
How do I receive credit for my teaching experience?
How do I keep my initial certificate current?
How do I renew my expired initial certificate?
How do I renew my current professional certificate?
How do I renew my expired professional certificate?
How do I request a one-year extension of my professional certificate?
How can I find information about the Read to Succeed Act?
How do I find information about educator employment opportunities?