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 

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

DIRECTOR'S CORNER

Administration Staff

Karl Khoury
Principal
248-586-8612
Dima Walters
Assistant Principal
Alexus Hartt
Secretary
Ann Marie Picha-Lillard
Secretary
248-586-8900
Avery Gaden
Data & Program Analyst

Counselors

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

Calendar & News

Spring Break 

Monday April 1st thru April 5thReturn Monday April 8, 2019

SAT/ACT Testing             

April 9th and 10th
all 11th graders

SAT/ACT Testing Make-up Days     

April 23rd and 24th
all 11 graders 

Good Friday - No Classes

Friday, April 19th

Memorial Day - No Classes

Monday, May 7th

TCEC Graduation

Thursday, June 6th
6:30 pm

Last Day of School

Friday, June 14th

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Weekly E-blast - May 17, 2019

We have great stories from around the district, as usual. College-bound athletes, an amazing board member, one of the Brightest and Best students in the state, a new book club, and so much more. Read the eblast to get all the news.

Weekly E-blast - May 17, 2019

Weekly E-blast - May 10th, 2019

The orchestra is practicing their commisioned composition. Read a sneak peek, and stories about 4th grade camp, book club, teachers of the year, high school & college dual enrollment grads, and more!

Weekly E-blast - May 10th, 2019

Weekly E-blast - May 3rd, 2019

April showers bring may flowers, but what do may flowers bring? May flowers bring learning gardens, not to mention home-grown leaders at the state, national and international level in music, marketing, robotics, diversity, and more. Read about all of them in the e-blast!

Weekly e-blast - May 3rd, 2019

Weekly E-blast - April 18, 2019

We have an extra fun e-blast to lead into the long weekend. This issue includes Middle School honors, robotics leaders, poets on the street (literally), and a live sheep!

Weekly E-blast - April 18, 2019

Weekly Eblast - April 12, 2019

This eblast features a Spring Break recap, including a big Winterguard win and a trip to Panama and Costa Rica. We also ha stories about healthy cooking, ecology, community leadership, a student PSA, and more!

Weekly E-blast - April 12, 2018

Education & Sharing Day to Honor Social Leader's Legacy

The City of Ferndale declared April 16th, 2019 as “Education and Sharing” day! Education and Sharing Day will honor the legacy of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. Rabbi Schneerson believed in the potential of all persons and sought to empower young people through education, character development, and civic pride.

Rabbi Herschel Finman stopped by to visit Ferndale Schools Superintendent Dania Bazzi and share the good news about the proclamation. 

Continue Reading for the full proclamation.

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Weekly E-blast - March 29, 2019

Winterguard heads to SVSU for competition, Eagles of the Year are honored, a student athlete signs to Albion, and guest readers wrap-up reading month. Plus news on robotics, bel canto choir, high school engineers, and SECOND GRADE DOCTORS?

Weekly E-blast - March 29, 2019

Weekly Eblast - March 22, 2019

Robotics rolls forward, winterguard wins again, a musician plays masterfully, a Ferndale fireman reads to friends, and more. Happy Friday!

Weekly Eblast - March 22, 2019