The Limestone Teacher Education Program has been approved by the South Carolina Board of Education to prepare students for Teacher Licensure in South Carolina in the following licensure in areas:

  • Elementary (2-6)
  • Math (9-12)
  • Physical Education (K-12)
  • Instrumental Music (K-12)
  • Vocal Music (K-12)

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  • An interactive application checklist to keep you on track.
  • $100 fee reimbursement towards any of our application and testing expenses.
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  • How-to guides for eligibility, applications, testing and finances.
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Points of Pride

  • 100% of our graduates are either teaching or in graduate school within one year of graduation.
  • Our in-service retention rate for graduates is 85-95% after 10 years.
  • Our Music Education program is accredited by NASM.
  • We are a program within a minority-serving (African-American) institution.
  • We partner with Call Me MiSTER™ to prepare African-American and other minority men to become classroom teachers.
  • We have a strong relationship with surrounding school districts and schools 
  • 100% of our candidates have an opportunity to observe, practice, and implement instruction before being evaluated on the South Carolina Teaching Standards (SCTS 4.0) evaluation.
  • Our faculty has autonomy to create first-rate curriculum and field experiences to prepare our candidates for the classroom.
  • We are the only SC institution to take the Educational Technology in Teacher Preparation Challenge from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology.
  • We offer some general education coursework online.
  • We partner with Teacher Cadets in four local high schools.
  • Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society recognizes outstanding students in education.
  • Educators Rising is our student organization for Education majors to get involved on campus.