Teacher Technology Proficiency: What are the Requirements?

According to Proviso 1.25, all professionally certified teachers in South Carolina must demonstrate technology proficiency by completing the following requirements:

Course: One 45-hour graduate or recertification course in technology or 60 renewal credits in technology during the teacher’s certification validity period (every five years)

Sustained Professional Development: Targed professional development based on self-assessment results (yearly). Training may include workshops, one-to-one training sessions

Portfolio Requirements: Complete a portfolio or administrator observation based on your technology mastery level (Level 1 – Level 4). All proficient teachers must successfully complete a Level III portfolio.