Teacher Certification

  • Maintaining a valid South Carolina teaching certificate is the responsibility of every educator in Rock Hill Schools.  Please use the FAQ's and information below to assist in this process.

    Do You Know Your Certification Status?
    You can check your certification status at the State Department of Education in your educator portal.

    What steps must I take to maintain a current teaching certificate?
    To access the full Renewal Manual, click here.
    To access the Credit Matrix, click here.
    To access the Renewal Computation Sheet for Professional Educators, click here.

    Are there other ways to earn certification?
    The South Carolina State Department of Education offers several alternative certification programs, which you can learn more about by clicking here.

    What if I am already a Rock Hill Schools employee wanting to get more education?
    Rock Hill Schools works with North Greenville University, Canyon University, and Winthrop University to help upskill current employees who do not have a bachelor's degree. If you are a current employee and are interested, reach out to Gina Jenkins.