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
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
Thursday, June 6th
Last Day of School
Friday, June 14th
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!
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!
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.
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?
Robotics rolls forward, winterguard wins again, a musician plays masterfully, a Ferndale fireman reads to friends, and more. Happy Friday!
Outstanding students made the news this week in orchestra, marketing, and robotics. A principal was taped to the wall...for a good cause. And so much more.
Champions abound in this eblast: from academics at FMS and basketball players at FHS to Winterguardians and a wrestler with plenty of musicians and ecologists in between. Students get hands-on experience in the trades, tutoring opportunities, and an invitation to meet a family of the strangest sort.
News piled up higher than the snowbanks during winter break. We've got exciting events, athletic updates, a trip to Spain, an Amazon computer science course, and so much more. Read about it all in the e-blast!