Ferndale Schools Tri-County Educational Center

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.

Request more information

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

Every student taking online courses will be loaned a 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 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.
    • manufacturing
    • construction
    • IT
    • healthcare
    • logistics (warehouse)

Request more information

Click to Enroll Now

Contact an Enrollment Counselor

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!

  1. Personalized
    • It's about you. Earn credits to graduate from high school anytime, anywhere.
  2. Supportive
    • We work for you. Gain access to everything you need to succeed in school and life.
  3. Connected
    • Fit to your life.  Use technology to learn your way, working and attending classes online or on-site. 

Core Curriculum

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.


One-On-One Mentoring

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. 



Request more information

Click to Enroll Now

              Upcoming Events at TCEC: 

August 13, 2018

Registration for Fall Begins
8:00am to 3:00pm
Monday - Friday

September 4, 2018

Fall Classes Start

Bauer, Erika
Tri-County Educational Center
248-586-8900 x4301
Danek, Doug
Tri-County Educational Center
248-586-8900 x4302
Grand, Linda
Tri-County Educational Center
248-586-8900 x4304
Kinnunen, Tricia
Tri-County Educational Center
248-586-8900 x4305
Lovins, Christine
Tri-County Educational Center
248-586-8900 x4306
Lovins, Joseph
Tri-County Educational Center
248-586-8900 x4307
Montano, Rudy
Tri-County Educational Center
248-586-8900 x4308
Mroczkowski, Matt
Tri-County Educational Center
248-586-8900 x4310
Rich, Jason
Tri-County Educational Center
Roy, Christina
Tri-County Educational Center
248-586-8900 x4309
Stieber-Anderson, Jean
Tri-County Educational Center
248-586-8900 x4317
Wilbert, Benjamin
Tri-County Educational Center
248-586-8900 x4311


Administration Staff

Karl Khoury
Building Leader
Lawrence Davis
Assistant Principal
Alexus Hartt
Ann Marie Picha-Lillard


Heather Malnofski
Michelle Mirkes


Subscribe to RSS Feed
Weekly E-blast - June 15, 2018

Summer readers, best-in-state biology, and great things going up across the district. Read all about it!

Weekly Eblast -June 15, 2018

Weekly Ebast - June 8, 2018

Read about our graduates, study tips, star athletes & thespians, honoring teachers and a whole lot more from around the District.

Weekly E-blast - June 8, 2018

Weekly E-blast - June 1st, 2018

Congratulations to UHS Graduates! See the photos and read about JFK Award winners, veggie lovers at FUEL, and summer camp opportunities.

Weekly E-blast - June 1st, 2018

Weekly Eblast - May 25, 2018

Our eblast features another new Learning Garden, athletics, autism awareness, and a call for support to honor our fallen veterans. But that's not all. Find out what else is in store!

Weekly Eblast - May 25, 2018

Weekly Eblast - May 18, 2018

We've been busy lately, celebrating seniors, breaking ground on a learning garden, mastering math as pentathletes, and visiting Washington D.C. Come see all of our great photos!

Weekly E-blast - May 18, 2018

Weekly Eblast - May 11th, 2018

Read about Early College grads, scholarship recipients, construction updates, & more.

Weekly E-blast - May 11, 2018

Weekly E-blast - May the Fourth, 2018

We're planting learning gardens and trees, integrating new technology in the classroom, expanding literacy programs, showing appreciation to our teachers,  recognizing outstanding student artists, and immersing Spanish students in Mexican American culture. Read about all of it!

Weekly Eblast - May 4th, 2018

Weekly Eblast - April 20, 2018

How about State Champion Robotics, an Elementary art gallery, facility upgrades to 51 new water fountain/filling stations, and a strategic plan update? All in a week's news at Ferndale Schools.

Weekly E-blast - April 20, 2018