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  • Monday-Thursday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 11:30 am

Changes to Admission to Teacher Education Program

The requirements for admission the Teacher Education Program at Winthrop are currently in transition. Please note the changes below:

  • Students applying to the Teacher Education Program must now view the Admission to Teacher Education video prior to applying. The video provides an overview of the admission requirements and replaces the previous requirement that students attend an in-person information session. Note that you will indicate in the admission system that you have watched the video before you can submit the application. Access directions to access the video.
  • The Teacher Education Program no longer has a 25-hour youth experience requirement.
  • The Teacher Education Program no longer has an essay requirement but has moved to formal reviews of dispositions and a disposition reflection. View more information on undergraduate admission to the Teacher Education Program.

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South Carolina Initial Certification and Internship Background Check

Students will apply for SC Initial Certification and Internship Background Check online through the SC Department of Education. Students will be notified via email as to when they need to apply. This will be based on when they will complete their internship (Spring or Fall). 

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