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.

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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
  • Earn a FREE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE in a high-demand career field.
    • manufacturing
    • construction
    • IT
    • healthcare
    • logistics (warehouse)

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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. 

 

 

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Contact Your Advisor

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

DIRECTOR'S CORNER

Administration Staff

Karl Khoury
Building Leader
248-586-8612
Lawrence Davis
Assistant Principal
248-586-8885
Alexus Hartt
Secretary
Ann Marie Picha-Lillard
Secretary
248-586-8900

Counselors

Heather Malnofski
Counselor
248-586-8902
Michelle Mirkes
Counselor
248-586-8899

TCEC News

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Weekly E-blast - February 16, 2018

Snow Day Challenge Complete! See the photos and more including potato olympics, squash champions and other things not vegetable related in the eblast.

Weekly E-blast - February 16, 2018

Weekly Eblast - February 9, 2018

We are featuring stories this week including new reading and foreign language opportunities, global play days, and a snow day challenge from the Superintendent.

Weekly Eblast - February 9th, 2018 

Weekly Eblast - February 2, 2018

A message from the groundhog, elementary assembly pics, learning camp sponsors, and one sad story from our community partners, all in this weeks eblast.

Weekly Eblast - February 2, 2018

Weekly Eblast - January 26, 2018

Two Scholar Athletes, FEF Grants, a new Robotics challenge, K-2 Kindness, and that's just a start. Check out this week's super-sized newsletter.

WEEKLY EBLAST - JANUARY 26, 2018

Weekly Eblast - January 19, 2018

Learn about school funding findings, peer to peer mediation training, and more in this week's newsletter.

Weekly Eblast - January 19, 2018

Weekly E-blast - January 12, 2018

See pictures from the Lower Elementary Peace Walk honoring Dr. MLK Jr., read about DECA Marketing medalists, meet the new Board of Education officers, and discover some learning opportunities.

Weekly E-blast - January 12, 2018

Weekly E-blast - January 5, 2018

School's closed today, so why not curl up and read a good e-blast? Find out about school closing procedure, Middle Schoolers in the "real world", and Montessori students helping homeless mothers.

Weekly E-blast - January 5, 2018

Weekly E-blast - December 21, 2017

Warm your hearts with a season's greeting and stories of holiday giving, festive visitors and more.

Weekly E-blast - December 21, 2017