South Carolina

Location of Standards 
Legislation: 59-5-60 and 59-24-40 Administrative Rule: State Reg. 43-165.1
Version of ISLLC Standards Referenced by State 
2008 version
Year of Law Passage / Rule Change 
Overview of Standards, if different from ISLLC Standards 
Nine standards: Vision, Instructional Leadership, Effective Management, Climate, School-Community Relations, Ethical Behavior, Interpersonal Skills, Staff Development, Principal's Professional Development.
Use of Standards in Evaluation of School Leaders, Preparation Programs, and/or Other Purposes 
The Performance Standards and Criteria for Principal Evaluation serve as the basis for assisting, developing, and evaluating all principals in the state. Evaluation results should guide principals' professional development, compensation, promotion, retention, and removal.
Presence of Principal Supervisor Job Description 
South Carolina State Board of Education. (2011). R 43-165.1. Program for assisting, developing, and evaluating principal performance (PADEPP). Retrieved from
Year of Adoption of Principal Supervisor Policy Standards 
Location of Principal Supervisor Policy Standards (regulation, statute, etc.)