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SC Department of Education:


Program of Alternative Certification for Educators (PACE)

PACE offers qualified participants an opportunity to teach in a South Carolina public school while completing the requirements for professional licensure. Participants receive hands-on experience in the classroom and the support of experienced educators as they complete a series training seminars and courses.

American Board for Certification of Teaching Excellence (ABCTE)

ABCTE offers a series of examinations that lead to a license in secondary English, mathematics, or science areas. Individuals who pass these examination(s) can seek employment and work toward professional licensure. Information about ABCTE can be found at