Technical Education Center Osceola

Welcome to Technical Education Center Osceola (TECO), the only public, adult technical center in Osceola County. TECO offers certificates directly associated with expanding skill level, or preparing individuals for entry-level employment in today’s highly competitive workplace. Our professional faculty is fully committed, and prepared to ensure that each student is afforded the best opportunity to achieve the highest skill levels possible for success in their chosen training area. Begin your Career in a Year at TECO today.

Three Convenient Locations

TECO's main campus is located on Simpson Road in Kissimmee. 
We have two additional locations; one in St. Cloud next to the hospital and the other in Poinciana on Cypress Parkway.

TECO Kissimmee 


 TECO St. Cloud


 TECO Poinciana



We are excited to announce that we will open four new programs in the Spring 2018. We are currently accepting online applications, except for our new programs. If you are interested in applying for any of the new programs listed below, please contact the Program Advisor at the listed campus.

*NEW Programs - Coming January (Spring 2018)*

Main Campus  St. Cloud Campus Poinciana Campus
CNC Production Specialist (Manufacturing) 
Contact: Roger Frangelo at 407-344-5080 ext. 15776 
Diesel Systems Technician 1 
Contact: Alyssa Romero at 407-343-7342 ext. 53230
Computer Systems & Information Technology 
& Lodging Operations
(Hotel & Resort Business Management)
Contact: Tria Panchoo at 407-343-7341 ext. 54220 

APPLY online Today

T.E.C.O. accepts online applications on a continuous basis
(When you click on "Apply Online Today, please disregard the message of the online application for 2017-2018 SDOC Choice being closed).
  This message is not intended for our online application process. 

Financial Aid - Important Registration Notice

Any new student applying for financial aid will need to complete their
2017-2018 FAFSA application for the Fall registration.

Use TECO School Code: 031279
Application Deadline:  December 8, 2017


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    Ready for something new?
    Ready for something new?
    New programs are starting at TECO! Advanced Manufacturing, Diesel Systems Tech, Computer Systems & IT, and Hotel & Resort Management.
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    Enrolling Now for Spring Classes!
    Ready to get started? Now you can register for spring classes by using our online application.
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Principal’s MessageTom Ott

Dear Friends,

Welcome to the Technical Education Center Osceola!  I feel incredibly fortunate to have the opportunity to work with the staffulty, students, families, and our business and community partners as TECO’s Principal.  I have had the opportunity to experience a number of the wonderful opportunities that Career and Technical Education provides for our students throughout my professional career.  I began my career as an educator by teaching what was then the Computers for College and Careers course at University High School in Orange County and experienced the power of CTE through students earning college credit through the tech prep assessment my course offered.  I eventually made my way to Orange Technical College as an Assistant Director before coming to TECO.  To round out my experience, I have also been a Dean and an Assistant Principal for both a middle and high school.

We use the word “staffulty” at TECO because of our belief that everyone who is part of our family is equally important in changing the lives of our students each and every day.  More than ever before, Career and Technical Education is gaining momentum in our ability to create career pathways for students that will lead them to gainful employment in high wage/high skill career while giving them opportunities for future educational opportunities.  At TECO, we have a commitment to quality, professionalism, and character as we Change lives Through Education.

TECO made great strides towards our ultimate goal of helping every student reach their potential in a new career.  We are excited to continue this momentum through the 2017-2018 school year which promises to be a historic year for our institution.  In January 2018, we will be opening four new programs across our three campuses.  You can look forward to a brand new Advanced Manufacturing program on our Kissimmee Campus, a Diesel Mechanic program on our St. Cloud Campus, and both the Computer Systems and Information Technology and Hotel and Resort Business Management program on our Poinciana Campus!  We hope that you take some time to explore all that TECO has to offer while visiting our website and that you ultimately click that “enroll now” button to become part of our family.

It is an exciting time to be involved with TECO and I invite you to stop by whenever you are near one of our campuses to see for yourself the great things that are happening here, to see how you can get involved with our school, or to just say hi.


Tom Ott

Our Mission

The mission of TECO is to provide education, which prepares and inspires all to their highest career and academic potential by integrating technical and academic training.


Council on Occupational Education

Accredited by Council on Occupational Education


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Dual Enrollment for H.S. Students

Earn your high school diploma, complete a technical program, obtain an industry credential or license, and earn college credit all while in high school. Career Dual Enrollment opportunities are open to all Osceola County full time high school students. Transportation may be available

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