Education and Workforce Training

K-12 educational services are provided by Center ISD.  Other school districts in Shelby County are:  Excelsior ISD, Shelbyville ISD, Tenaha ISD, Timpson ISD and Joaquin ISD.


U.S. News & World Report - CENTER HIGH SCHOOL voted one of the Best High Schools in the country.


Panola College operates the Shelby Center, a satellite facility in Center which offers general academic courses.

Panola also operates the Shelby Regional Training Center, a facility which provides vocational training for students.  The staff of the SRTC can customize a workforce development curriculum for an employer.

MICROSEISMIC decided to locate a new office in Center primarilly because of the Shelby Regional Training Center and their customized curriculum.

There are a number of other colleges and universities in the region.  Click on the picture below for an enlarged map.

Map of colleges and universities in the greater Shelby County area