education options

Creating and maintaining a highly-skilled workforce.



Northeastern Technical College

1201 Chesterfield Highway

Cheraw, SC

Phone: (843) 921-7399


Florence Darlington Technical College

2715 West Lucas Street

Florence, SC

Phone: (800) 228-5745


Coker College

300 E College Ave

Hartsville, SC

Phone: (843) 383-8000

Francis Marion University

4822 E Palmetto St

Florence, SC

Phone: (843) 661-1362


University of South Carolina at Lancaster

476 Hubbard Drive

Lancaster, SC

Phone: (803) 313-7000



315 East Wilson Street

Wingate, NC 28174



The Pee Dee Regional Council of Governments serves as the administrative entity and grant recipient to implement the goals of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) in Darlington County as well as the following: Chesterfield, Dillon, Florence, Marion and Marlboro.


Working under the guidance of the Pee Dee Workforce Investment Board (WIB), the council staff establishes policies and guidelines to deliver workforce investment activities to individuals who need those services, including job seekers, dislocated workers, youth, incumbent workers, new entrants to the workforce, veterans, persons with disabilities, and employers.


The Pee Dee Workforce Investment Board facilitates successful partnerships among businesses, educators, organizations and individuals to achieve a highly educated and skilled workforce resulting in a thriving community with full employment.


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One-Stop Workforce Centers


Each local workforce investment area has established a One-Stop Delivery System of employment services to individuals and employers. The One Stop Workforce Centers are the primary point of contact for customers seeking services. Job seekers are able to conduct their own job searches, complete resumes and skills assessments. Employers can utilize the One Stops for staffing, training and business support.


SC Works Chesterfield

344 E. Boulevard, Suite B

Chesterfield, SC 29709

843-623-3221 TTY: 711

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ReadySC™ is one of the oldest and most experienced workforce training programs in the United States with extensive resources and success stories. ReadySC™ works with companies that are starting up, expanding or relocating anywhere in South Carolina, providing a full range of facilitation services.


These include workforce recruiting and testing, curriculum and materials development, customized training and project management. Best of all ReadySC™ services are provided through state tax dollars at minimal or no cost to the qualifying client.


Lucinda Sutton

(803) 981-7101 (office)

(803) 553-0126 (cell)



The mission of the Chesterfield County School District is to prepare all students to be productive citizens in a changing society by continuously improving and implementing educational processes with ongoing community support. The District envisions an environment with high expectations and support structures that encourage all students to learn and apply this learning throughout life.


401 West Blvd.

Chesterfield, SC 29709

(843) 623-2175

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