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There’s truly something for everyone in South Carolina, a region where low-cost living and high-impact leadership opportunities await you. Explore our mountains, lakes, and beaches, enjoy fabulous farmers markets, and dine on delicious Southern cuisine. Whether you teach in the Pee Dee, Midlands, or Low Country, the entire state is accessible in a matter of hours. Below are some other considerations to help you decide if the South Carolina region is a good fit for you.

Eligibility Requirements 

  • GPA - 2.5
  • Prior teaching certificates are not accepted. All Teach For America South Carolina corps members are required to pass the Praxis II exam prior to the first day of school

LGBTQ Legal Protections

Learn more about LGBTQ employment protections in South Carolina

Community Supports 

  • South Carolina PRISM Chapter
  • The Collective