Tri-County Educational Center (TCEC) is an innovative high school for alternative students ages 16 - 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.
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.
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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.
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.
We offer a range of morning and evening English Language class options, both online and in-person, from Monday - Friday. Please contact us for more details!
Students from TCEC traveled to Flint to visit the Sloan Museum to explore the Real Bodies Exhibit. This exhibit provided students the opportunity to get a close understanding of the human body and its systems with displays made from real human specimens respectfully preserved. Students explored muscle, skeletal, respiratory, nervous, and circulatory systems just to name a few. Being able to walk around specimens and see them in a different perspectives provides a more complete understanding than viewing photos or illustrations in a textbook or online. Students then took time to go through the Sloan’s History gallery and explored Flint’s history. The final exploration of the Sloan Museum took students into the Discovery Hall, which focused on various science concepts with interactive displays to explore physical and chemical science concepts. You can take a Virtual Tour throughout the museum on the Sloane website.
TCEC students participating in their Thanksgiving advisory classroom door decorating contest!
Students from FHS, UHS, and TCEC attended the Southeast MiCareer Quest event last Tuesday held annually at Suburban Showplace in Novi. Employers and training institutions from around Michigan provided students with hands on experiences in four career quadrants including Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare, Construction and Information Technology. Students tried out new technology, asked questions and participated in computerized and VR simulations. Students learned about possible career pathways and opportunities in their areas of interest.
The Michigan State Police partnered with TCEC to nominate 5 TCEC families to receive a Thanksgiving meal, generously donated by Kroger. Families came to TCEC to receive their meals on Friday, November 17th. It was a great opportunity to build connections within our community while providing seasonal blessings to TCEC families.
Whether you are looking to Recover Credits or Self-Direct your path to your diploma, our online courses enable learning your way.
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.
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