Tri-County Educational Center
Tri-County Educational Center (TCEC) is an innovative high school for alternative students ages 14 - 21 and adult students aged 22+. We offer a free, accredited High School Diploma from Ferndale Public Schools to all students in Wayne, Macomb & Oakland County. Graduate on your terms! Anytime. Anywhere.
Our Ferndale campus is conveniently located in Detroit's nearest northern suburb. Serving students in Oakland, Wayne and Macomb Counties, TCEC offers an alternative to traditional education, with online, on-site and blended learning options. Offering our students online coursework and on-site teaching and mentoring, TCEC creates an environment where teachers really care and students really learn.
Online Courses - FREE Laptop and Internet
Students taking online courses have an opportunity to receive a loaned Laptop Computer and Wireless Internet Card. Whether you are looking to Recover Credits or Self-Direct your path to your diploma, our online courses enable learning your way.
- One-to-one technology means a computer and wireless internet on the go available for every student
- Earn your diploma faster than anywhere else
- Online Course Options
- Night School Options
- Credit Recovery
- Self-Directed Learning
Support For Your Future
Our career counselors will help you get hired FAST! Get interview prep, job skills, certification & experience while you learn.
- Direct Pipeline to work through MIWorks
- Career Counseling
- Write your resume
- Learn Interview Skills
- Discover High Demand Jobs in Growing Industries
- Get trained toward a PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE in a high-demand career field.
- logistics (warehouse)
Education to Meet
Your Learning Style
- Virtual Classrooms
- On-Site Teaching & Mentoring
- Blended Learning
With the Resources
You Need to Succeed
- One-To-One Technology
- WiFi Cards
- Educational Mentors
- On-Site Career Support Services
3 Pillars of TCEC Education
There are three reasons why so many students and their families are interested in this high school alternative-and why TCEC is the right option for you!
- It's about you. Earn credits to graduate from high school anytime, anywhere.
- We work for you. Gain access to everything you need to succeed in school and life.
- Fit to your life. Use technology to learn your way, working and attending classes online or on-site.
High School Completion
This is a chance for anyone to complete their high school diploma. We have traditional and on-line courses during the day, afternoon and evening. It is never too late to get your diploma and move on to the dreams you have set for your life.
Adult Basic Education (ABE)
Caring teachers will help you to improve your reading, writing, and math skills and provide computer support. Raise your confidence, learn new skills, and be proud of what you can accomplish.
English As A Second Language (ESL)
We offer ESL courses at Jewish Vocational Services in the evening from 5:30pm - 9:30pm
29699 Southfield Rd, Southfield. North of 12 Mile Rd.
Don’t understand the homework? Need extra help? Someone is always here for you.
On-site Career Support Services
Find a job. Build a resume. Develop your interviewing skills.
Online Classes with In-Person Support
Earn credit when you show what you know.
Calendar & News
Field trips, wrestling flips, a MAP test, the musical best, and more. Read the eblast!
This week, we are requesting your input in an equity survey. We're also honoring a student athlete, a student musician, good neighbors and 5th grade choralers. Plus more stories and events!
We would like to say thanks to the whole Ferndale Family. And we're bringing stories to pass, including the TCEC Knowledge Tree, community service at FUEL, honors for community leaders and top students, and more!
Congrats to the District Champ Volleyball players at FHS! See our amazing photos from last weeks game, plus wildlife management, new extended hours at the FHS Nest, volunteer opportunities, and more!
And don't miss the play this weekend!
This week's highlights include Honor Society inductees, dental school, FIVE Honors Orchestra students, and much about the marching band. Plus, some photos of Middle School ofrendas celebrating the Dia de los Muertos.
Ofrendas on display, soaring eagles on the field, and a review of our emergency communication process from Superintendent Bazzi; all in this week's eblast. Happy Friday!
Our eblast this week features an invitation to the upcoming Bond Meeting on Monday, 10/22, along with some important answers from Superintendent Bazzi in advance of that meeting. We also have stories on National Honor Society inductees at UHS, teen entrepreneurs, the upcoming FHS fall play, and more.
We have an exciting feature story on Make-It Manufacturing this week. Plus, updates on outstanding athletes, honors musicians, and elementary coders.