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The Affordable Path to Your
South Carolina Teacher Certificate

FREE to Apply!

Once offered admission, enroll for as low as $49.50 and gain immediate access to everything you need to prepare you for the classroom and become a certified teacher!

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No application fee to get information

Our application is always free and there is no commitment.

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Comprehensive teacher training

Designed by experts in education, our online training prepares you for success in the classroom.

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Career guidance

You'll have a team of Program Advisors and Field Supervisors available to help you every step of the way.

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We are invested in your success

After your low enrollment fee, you'll pay nothing else until you're hired as a full time teacher.

What You Receive

The inclusive price provides unlimited access to all of the training, study and job resources, and other important features you need to become eligible for employment. Once you begin teaching, your Field Supervisor supports you in the classroom and provides guidance to full certification. You will need to budget for some state and other possible expenses that are detailed below.

  • The largest and most professional staff in the industry at your disposal to offer personalized service and support
  • The benefit of our relationships with South Carolina school districts, charter and private schools
  • A personalized plan to track your progress toward certification
  • Full access to comprehensive online training
  • Documentation, resources and support for your job search
  • Free seminars on getting hired
  • Excellent in-classroom support from experienced educators

The following fees are paid directly to the state during the certification process:

  • Praxis II Subject assessments: $120-160
  • Principles of Learning and Teaching exams: $146
  • Praxis has $5 surcharge taken at Praxis testing centers in South Carolina
  • Alternative Route Certificate: $105
  • SLED/FBI background report : $53.25

We encourage utilizing professional study resources for the Praxis exams, and provide a list of the leading test preparation companies. Most resources are $30 – $50 each.

Your Internship Year

Pay nothing more until you are hired as a teacher with full pay and full benefits!

  • The program balance is only due once you start your teaching job
  • The deferred cost of $4,100 is spread out over this first year
  • Payments are made in interest-free monthly installments
  • Throughout your internship, you will receive personalized support and visits from your Field Supervisor
  • We provide the guidance and documentation you need to receive your Professional Certificate

Student & Military Discount

We encourage recent college graduates and military veterans to enter the teaching profession and lead the next generation to greatness. Military veterans and spouses may qualify for $100 off the program cost. Students who have graduated in the last six months may qualify for a $100 deferment of the enrollment fee.


Our partners at TeachSC also have free tools and resources, including one on one coaching calls, to help you decide if this is the right pathway for you.  PLUS, they can help you apply to the Teachers of Tomorrow pathway and offer a range of financial support options. Access these resources by signing up here!

Apply for Free Today!

Complete our free and easy online application. An expert Program Advisor will be in touch to discuss your personalized path to earning your South Carolina Professional Certificate.

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Texas Teachers Exempt Countries

Texas Teachers currently recognizes these SBEC-approved countries:
  • American Samoa
  • Angulia
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Austrailia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Canada (except Quebec)
  • Dominica
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grand Cayman
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Trinidata/ Tobago
  • Turks and Calcos
  • United Kingdom
  • US Pacific Trust