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Elementary Education/SC Licensure: Certificate

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Your future in teaching is within reach. Take your final steps and pursue your purpose.

100%
Online
Your life. Your career. Your studies. Elevate your future without disrupting your daily life, at NGU.
14
Credit Hours
Complete your certificate with one course, a practicum, and a directed student teaching component. Then, apply your credit hours toward a master’s degree (if you so choose). That’s a win-win.
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Your Final Transition from Student to Teacher

You’ve completed your four-year degree in Elementary Education. You’re currently serving in the classroom as an aid, substitute, or teacher in a private school. But you’ve not yet earned your state certification. The Elementary: SC Licensure certificate program is designed for that exact reason–to help you earn your state licensure.*

Dive deep into the South Carolina Department of Education expectations for new teachers. Explore best practices and evaluation assessments in the classroom. Experience the trials and triumphs of first-year teachers in an encouraging environment. And elevate your passion for teaching as you prepare to earn your state certification.

What Can I Do With a Certificate in Elementary: SC Licensure?

Obtaining a licensure in elementary Education in South Carolina is a crucial step towards a fulfilling career dedicated to the education and development of young learners.

By meeting the state’s requirements and demonstrating expertise in elementary pedagogy, you can become a qualified educator equipped to create engaging learning experiences, promote academic growth, and ensure the well-being of elementary students.

Embrace the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of children, collaborate with families and communities, and contribute to the educational landscape in South Carolina, shaping a brighter future for the next generation.

Elementary School Teacher
Reading Specialist
Literacy Coach
Curriculum Developer
Teacher Trainer
Program Coordinator

Elementary Ed. Beside Experienced & Faithful Teachers

Ellen Cashion, MEd
Coordinator, Teaching Certification Certificate Program
Nancy Caukin, EdD
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs for the College of Education
W. LaVelle McCray, MEd
Professor, Education

A Hands-on Approach to Elementary Education

  • South Carolina Teacher Expectations
  • Elementary ED Practicum II
  • Directed Student Teaching
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