Educator Services
This webpage provides an overview of and links to the services provided by our office.

Educator Licensure
This webpage includes information regarding applying for, renewing, or updating an educator license. Additionally, educators may find the link to “View Licensure Status” from this page.

Alternative Licensure
This page provides an overview of the four alternative pathways to licensure in South Carolina: PACE, ABCTE, Teach for America, and Adjunct Teacher.

The main PACE webpage provides links to the application process, applicant information, and participant resources.

SC Required Examination information

SC Educator Licensure Manual

Additionally, the telephone and fax number for the Office of Educators Services and Call Center have changed.
Office of Educator Services (803) 896 – 0325
Educator Services Fax: (803) 896 – 0368

Educator Services Call Center
In order to provide assistance to applicants and educators, the Call Center is staffed and available Monday through Friday from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM except on state holidays.
In-state toll free: (877) 885 – 5280
Columbia area and out-of-state callers: (803) 896 – 0325