South Carolina Department of Education
Division of School Effectiveness
Office of Educator Certification, Recruitment and Preparation
8301 Parklane Road
Columbia, SC 29223
Phone: 803-734-8466 or Toll Free 877-885-5280
South Carolina Department of Education: http://ed.sc.gov/educators/certification/
Teacher Licensure Needed: Yes
Master’s Degree Needed: Yes
Praxis II Library Media Content Test Needed: Yes, passing score is 151.
Other Testing Needed: Yes, all K-12 certificates need to pass one of the Principles of Learning.
Description: Library Media certification is considered an instructional support area for grades K-12.
Evaluation Process for Licensure
Criteria for eligible individuals:
- Master’s degree
- Completion of an approved program for school library media.
Reciprocity: Applicants with a valid, standard certificate issued by another state, the District of Columbia, a United States territory, or the Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DoDDS), may be eligible for certification through South Carolina’s reciprocity agreement. http://ed.sc.gov/educators/teaching-in-south-carolina/out-of-state-teachers/reciprocity-programs/