School PD Requirements in South Carolina

What professional development requirements does a school in South Carolina need to meet?

On June 12, 2006, House Bill 3573 created the Safe School Climate Act. The law requires bullying prevention policies be incorporated into the training programs for all public school districts.

How do I get free clock hours for teachers in my school?

SC schools can enroll their teachers in Keeping Kids Safe, a free clock hour class. This free online PD course is a great introduction to recognizing and preventing human trafficking for educators.

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How do I contact the SC Department of Education?
Contact the South Carolina Department of Education
1429 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201 


Disclaimer: Please ensure the information and courses meet requirements for your school and circumstances and align with what your state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and school PD requirements in South Carolina listed on this page are current as of August 26th, 2021 to meet the best information available. State professional development  requirements and may change and it is your responsibility as a school administrator to know your state staff development requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours. Professional Learning Board can not guarantee acceptance by your school, district, state Department of Education or local authority.

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