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.
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
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
Mid-Winter Break =
Wednesday February 20, 2019 - Tuesday February 26, 2019
Check out our Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com TCEC
FUEL students learn about health & nutrition while zombies invade FHS and fine arts students "Go Mad". Read up on the latest in this week's e-blast.
Get study tips from Superintendent Bazzi, see new athletics photos, read about TCEC career planning and more robotics news, and mark your calendars with two handfuls of events, including open houses, career days, dances, and communal gatherings. And have a great long weekend, in honor of an American hero.
P.S. Next week is a short week and a slow one, so we're taking a week off from the e-blast. We'll be back in February.
This week's eblast is full of surpises. Shhh! No spoilers. Enjoy!
We are appreciating our Board of Education members all this month. We're also recognizing our Lego League robotics teams and DECA Marketing students this week, expanding our robotics program to the Ferndale Early Childhood Center and sending Second Grade students to Egypt. Plus, plenty of helpful reminders. Read about it all in the e-blast.
In the last eblast of 2018, my school district gave to me:
Over 800 Non-perishable donations,
5 award certificate honorees,
4 Individuals Wrestling Champs,
3 FMS robotics teams,
2 trips news rooms,
and a new principal at Ferndale Middle Schooooool!
Thanks for a great 2018, everyone! See you next year.
Meet the FMS Principal candidates, see UHS students in service to the needy, learn about coding bug bots, and meet our top-ranked dance team!
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!