Internship Certificate (SC)

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Internship Certificate (SC)

Description
The Internship Certificate will be issued to individuals who are currently enrolled in a teacher program in South Carolina and have completed all academic and bachelor’s degree requirements, with the exception of the teaching internship, as well as all certification examination requirements.
Certificate Valid for 1 year
Employment: Not Required

State Information
State: South Carolina
Contact Name: Educator Licensure
Contact Phone: 803-896-0325
Contact Email: licensure@ed.sc.gov
For more information please visit the state website: http://ed.sc.gov/educators/teaching-in-south-carolina/aspiring-educators/applying-for-certification/internship-applicants/

Minimum Academic Background
In most states, teachers must have a minimum academic background for certification.
The following is required for this route:
BA Degree + Enrolled in State Approved Teacher Education Program

Basic Skills
In most states, teachers must verify basic skills in English (Reading and Writing) and Mathematics through coursework, exams, or degree evaluations.
The following is required for this route:

Teacher Preparation
In most states, teachers are required to complete training in education methods through a teacher program.
The following is required for this route:
State Approved Teacher Education Program
Exam(s):

Content Language and English Language Proficiency
In most states, teachers are required to submit evidence of content language proficiency and English language proficiency through coursework, exams, or degree evaluations.
The following is required for this route:

Content Language Proficiency:

Exam(s): Exams are language specific.

Accept Scores from Out of State

Notes:
Latin – No exam available. Must demonstrate 18 hours of coursework above the 6-hour introductory course.

ACTFL OPI, WPT
Passing Score: Advanced Low

Applying to the State
In most states, teachers must apply to the state Individually or through their local School District, or Teacher Program Institution. Requirements for the application are outlined below:

Application Submission: School District
Online at: https://apps.ed.sc.gov/apps/olca/olcastart.cfm

School District Requirements:
Confirmation of Enrollment in Internship

Copy of Academic Transcripts: Required

Background Check
Required
Online at: http://ed.sc.gov/agency/se/Educator-Services/Licensure/documents/ElectronicFingerprintProcedures_2014.pdf

Renewal: Nonrenewable
Upon completion of the teaching internship and verification by the college or university that all approved program requirements have been met, the internship certificate will be converted to an initial certificate.

Notes:
Fingerprinting & Background Check Fee = $51.50

GENERAL NOTES FOR THIS ROUTE
The Internship Certificate will be issued to individuals who are currently enrolled in a TEP in South Carolina and have completed all academic and bachelor’s degree requirements, with the exception of the teaching internship, as well as all certification examination requirements. The certificate will be issued for up to one year, and must be requested by the employing school district. Upon completion of the teaching internship and verification by the college or university that all approved program requirements have been met, the internship certificate will be converted to an initial certificate.

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Published On: 3/31/2017 4:42:42 PM


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