Tri-County Educational Center
Tri-County Educational Center (TCEC) is an innovative middle & high school for alternative students ages 11 - 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.
Whether you are looking to Recover Credits or Self-Direct your path to your diploma, our online courses enable learning your way.
- Earn your diploma faster than anywhere else
- Online Course Options
- Night School Options
- Credit Recovery
- Self-Directed Learning
On-Site Learning Labs
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 courses and on-site learning support options. Offering our students online coursework and on-site teaching and mentoring, TCEC creates an environment where teachers really care and students really learn.
TCEC is committed to your success, in high school and beyond.
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
Free Certified Endorsements: Learn More, Earn More
Get a FREE certified endorsement in one of these growing industries with our new TCEC Workforce program.
- Information Technology (IT)
- Construction Trades
Resources You Need to Succeed
TCEC is not a charter school, or a for-profit business. We are part of Ferndale Public Schools, and we care about helping all the members of our community.
We offer laptop computers and WiFi cards to every student, to make online learning easy and accessible.
Our student counselors can help you through all of lives challenges and help you succeed in achieving your educational goals.
On-Site Career Support Services
Explore career opportunities, Practice resume building, get interview tips and more right here.
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.
Data & Program Analyst
Calendar & News
27 Aprthru Apr 28
TestingDate: Apr 27 - Apr 28Calendar: Tri-County Educational Center
25 Maythru May 27
Final Exams/ Half Day for StudentsDate: May 25 - May 27Calendar: Tri-County Educational Center
Half Day for Students/ PM CompDate: May 28Calendar: Tri-County Educational Center
Memorial Day- No SchoolDate: May 31Calendar: Tri-County Educational Center
Graduation CeremonyDate: Jun 10Calendar: Tri-County Educational Center
Half Day for Students/ Last DayDate: Jun 11Calendar: Tri-County Educational Center
Records DayDate: Jun 14Calendar: Tri-County Educational Center
The latest FPS Curriculum Quarterly is now available. Our Curriculum & Instruction Department will be releasing a new issue 4 times a year that will briefly highlight areas of teaching and learning in Ferndale Public Schools. We look forward to sharing our programming overviews with you. If you have questions, please contact Johanna Mracna at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This issue focuses on our science learning goals and methods, presented by grade ranges. Please take a look, and stay tuned for future issues introducing our other pillars of education.
Every year, we present the annual state of the district. To celebrate some of the innovations and adaptations we have developed during building closures, we are presenting the State of the District as a series of short videos, available for asynchronous viewing.
Each weeknight at 6:00 pm, we will reveal a new mixtape, which can be viewed altogether or clicked through in any order.
- Monday, May 10th: Preschool at FECC
- Tuesday, May 11th: Elementary (Lower & Upper)
- Wednesday, May 12th: Middle School at FMS
- Thursday, May 13th: High School at FHS, TCEC, & UHS
- Friday, May 14th: Your District, Today & Tomorrow
The links will go live at FerndaleSchools.org/2021 all week long.
This week, Major Zachary Shea presented Ms. Mikolajewski with a flag from the US Army. This flag honored Ms. M’s work teaching Major Shea’s daughter, Cora, and supporting their family while he was deployed for the last 11 months.
Thank you Ms. Mikolajewski for supporting all of our Ferndale Families, and thank you, Major Shea, for your service to our country and for helping us to honor the other ways people are serving in our community!
Runner's World featured UHS Grad Joe Robinson (class or 2009) in an inspiring follow-up article recently. Robinson co-founded the Detroit running group , We Run 313, which now includes more than 250 runners. Read the article to discover how Joe is supporting healthy lifestyles, engaging social change, and supporting neighbors in need through running and community building.
COVID-19 Vaccines are now available to ALL MICHIGAN RESIDENTS AGES 16 AND UP. The resources below will allow you to register conveniently, or visit FerndaleSchools.org/District/Health/Vaccine for our vaccination page.
Rite Aid also offers Free COVID-19 testing for Ages 4+
County Vaccine Distribution
Learn more about the COVID Vaccine from the Center for Disease Control (CDC)
The Ferndale Equity Development Team will hold a quarterly community meeting on
Wednesday, April 14th
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
If you are interested in joining, please email Robyn Camblin for Zoom information Robyn.Camblin@ferndaleschools.org.
Chartwells is excited to announce a new program: the monthly nutritional enrichment calendar. The calender is a PDF with clickable links available at FerndaleSchools.org/return/meals/#enrichment. Every day features two links:
- Elementary student activity in green
- Secondary student activity in orange
These activities are a part of the after school meals program. QR codes with these same links are being placed in the actual meal bags for parents and students to easily access daily enrichment activities. Click the link or the image to view or download the calendar.