Student Successes

Recognizing Distinguished Students

Recognizing Distinguished Students

Guest Speakers visited a classroom at Yucaipa High School and students at the Redlands campus were able to participate via ...
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Recognizing Distinguished Students

Recognizing Distinguished Students

The CRYROP Distinguished Student Award is an opportunity to recognize students who have displayed a positive attitude, demonstrated outstanding skills ...
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Tiger ROmP - Career Tech Skills Student Challenge

Tiger ROmP – Career Tech Skills Student Challenge

On April 4, 2014, Valley ROP and Reedley Junior College will launch the 1st annual TIGER ROmP student career technical ...
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STEM Partnership Innovation

STEM Partnership Innovation

On October 14, 2013, Coastline ROP hosted UC Davis Professor Harry Cheng for a presentation entitled: STEM Education – Integrating ...
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UCI Energy Invitational

UCI Energy Invitational

The first Performance Engineering Project was launched between Orange County ROPs and UC Irvine’s School of Engineering. During the 2011-12 ...
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Panel of Community Officials Discuss Businesses

Panel of Community Officials Discuss Businesses

Issues as local as Marysville’s economic woes and as far-reaching as gender equity in the business world got the spotlight ...
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GetSet: Helping Girls Explore STEM Careers

GetSet: Helping Girls Explore STEM Careers

Girls Exploring Technology, Science, Engineering and Technology (GetSet) is an extracurricular activity for female high school students, in the Tri-Valley, ...
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Tri-Valley Educational Collaborative (TEC)

Tri-Valley Educational Collaborative (TEC)

The Tri-Valley Educational Collaborative (TEC) is an organization that has been in place for over 24 years. TEC is a ...
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Hart ROP Offers a New Internship Class

Hart ROP Offers a New Internship Class

The Hart District ROP partners with local businesses to allow students to complete internships in a variety of industries such ...
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Central Valley CTE Night

Central Valley CTE Night

Submitted By: Hart District ROPThanks to a grant from the Pacific Gas and Electric Company Foundation, a CTE Night was ...
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Learning Outcomes for CTE and ROP Classes

Learning Outcomes for CTE and ROP Classes

An advisory team consisting of local business and community leaders from companies including AccuSimm, McGregor Shott, The Wildcat Business Group, ...
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Next Skills Student Workshops

Next Skills Student Workshops

In response to feedback from the CTE/ROP District Advisory Committee comprised of local business and community leaders, Hart District Regional ...
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Getting Creative for Shriners Hospital

Getting Creative for Shriners Hospital

John Swett High School ROP Instructor Tony Tammer and his CAD students manufactured and donated a prosthetic limb vise to ...
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MVROP Partners with Green Technology Leader

MVROP Partners with Green Technology Leader

On Thursday, March 8, 2012, PetersenDean Roofing and Solar Systems, Inc. was presented the Mission Valley ROP Platinum Educational Business ...
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Dedicated Business Advisor Goes Above and Beyond

Dedicated Business Advisor Goes Above and Beyond

T.G.I.F. (To Get It Fixed) Body Shop, Inc., was presented the MVROP Platinum Educational Business Partner Award in front of ...
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MVROP and UCPD Partner in CTE Innovation

MVROP and UCPD Partner in CTE Innovation

On Thursday, April 18, 2013, the Union City Police Department was honored at the Mission Valley ROP Governing Council meeting ...
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HTEC Lab comes to Coastline ROP

HTEC Lab comes to Coastline ROP

Coastline ROP and Saddleback Valley Unified School District are partnering with Haas Automation, Inc., the largest machine tool manufacturer in ...
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ROP Students Assist Teachers

ROP Students Assist Teachers

During the second semester of Early Childhood Education classes, ROP students at West Covina High School participate in Elementary School ...
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ESGVROP/TC Students are Hired After Externships

ESGVROP/TC Students are Hired After Externships

The ESGVROP/TC medical assistant program is expanding. Finding new externship sites helps ESGVROP/TC get students hired. One student, Elizabeth Salcedo, ...
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Fire Tech Students Participate in Spark of Love

Fire Tech Students Participate in Spark of Love

ROP Fire Technology students at La Habra High School led North Orange County ROP in collecting over 200 toys for ...
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Shell Eco Marathon Americas 2014

Shell Eco Marathon Americas 2014

The Green Grizzly Machine was awarded First Place in the Urban Concept/Alternative Fuel category at the Shell Eco Marathon Americas ...
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Atlantic Motor Group and 49er ROP Partner

Atlantic Motor Group and 49er ROP Partner

A few years ago, Al Angulo, an Auto Services/Technology instructor with 49er ROP, taught students how to set up a ...
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Passion for Fashion

Passion for Fashion

“Everything I learned in the classroom I was able to apply to my internship at Wet Seal. I have decided ...
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Discovering a Passion for Nursing

Discovering a Passion for Nursing

“ROP classes have given me an opportunity to expand my knowledge of nursing through hospital tours, guest speakers, and hands-on ...
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ROP Effects College Readiness

ROP Effects College Readiness

“Coastline ROP as a whole has helped me identify and establish myself. The programs have me well on my way ...
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Work Experience in an Educational Setting

Work Experience in an Educational Setting

“Coastline ROP has given me an inside perspective into how healthcare works. As a part of a heathcare team, my ...
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Ability to Test Interest in the Medical Field

Ability to Test Interest in the Medical Field

“Coastline ROP gave me the chance I needed to test my interest in the medical field. Without ROP I would ...
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Returning to ROP

Returning to ROP

“To participate in ROP education is a blessing at this time in my life. I need to gain technical and ...
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Assurance of Future Career

Assurance of Future Career

“Through [ROP] I have enhanced characteristics such as dedication and responsibility. By taking medical related courses I have discovered that ...
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Possibilites are Limitless for Young Artist

Possibilites are Limitless for Young Artist

“ROP classes have equipped me with a diversity of skills that not all artists can say they possess, and although ...
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ROP Student Becomes Physical Therapist

ROP Student Becomes Physical Therapist

“I am thankful to have had the opportunity to take ROP classes in high school, as they opened up many ...
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Mechanical Skills Foster Job Offer

Mechanical Skills Foster Job Offer

“My name is Derek and I graduated from Marysville High School in 1997. In my senior year I decided to ...
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Hands-On Experience in Culinary Arts

Hands-On Experience in Culinary Arts

“I love ROP and what it has done for me, not only for reminding me of my passion for food, ...
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Multiple ROP Classes Equal Multiple Opportunities

Multiple ROP Classes Equal Multiple Opportunities

“I was able to apply the skills I acquired in my ROP classes to my position as the online editor ...
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Reyna Reyez

Reyna Reyez

“I’m a very shy person. The [dental assisting] program helped me come out of my shell by giving me the ...
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A Career She Loves

A Career She Loves

“I’m doing what I love, and I’m making good money. The School of Career Education prepared me for real life, ...
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Careers with Children Student Testimonial

Careers with Children Student Testimonial

“I took ROP’s child development class in high school. I loved working in the preschool with all the children. I ...
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ROP Child Development Student

ROP Child Development Student

“I took ROP’s child development class in high school. I loved working in the preschool with all the children. I ...
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Film Production Internship

Film Production Internship

“It was such an amazing experience. I enjoyed stage managing and really appreciated the opportunity.” ~Marie-Claire Erdynast, ROP Student ...
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Medical Assisting Internship

Medical Assisting Internship

“I really appreciated the experience. I interacted a lot with patients and did vitals, set up for minor procedures, and ...
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ROP Leads to Dream Career

ROP Leads to Dream Career

“My name is Garret Stone and I own and operate Garret Stone Films, a digital media production company providing services ...
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Graphic Design Internship

Graphic Design Internship

“I grew my skills a lot. I now know how to create and market ads. I hope to pursue a ...
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Discovering Your Passion

Discovering Your Passion

“Last semester I took an ROP class on physical therapy where I learned many things about the anatomy of the ...
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ROP gave me confidence

ROP gave me confidence

“I have had several new experiences with this program and it has been very fun as well. The main experience ...
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Future Photographer

Future Photographer

“The class gives you confidence and builds you up and also teaches to capture the greatness of a moment in ...
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Journalism and Digital Photography

Journalism and Digital Photography

“My perception of writing would have never changed into something I love without having VROP Journalism and Digital Photography. My ...
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Antchineche Becomes an EMT

Antchineche Becomes an EMT

“I am an EMT program graduate from ESGVROP, West Covina. I was first introduced to the program through one of ...
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Business Management Program

Business Management Program

The Business Management Program was an extremely positive experience. I was taken out of my comfort zone. The instructor was ...
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ROP Makes Positive Impact

ROP Makes Positive Impact

“Being in ROP has changed my life for the better. I have grown so much and I have learned so ...
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ROP Medical Internship Leads to Permanent Job

ROP Medical Internship Leads to Permanent Job

“I graduated from high school in 2004. While in the medical occupations program, I earned an internship at St. Rose ...
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Medical Occupations class made me who I am

Medical Occupations class made me who I am

“EAROP was the best thing that ever happened to me. The medical class has helped me to realize that I ...
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Construction Program Provides Advantages

Construction Program Provides Advantages

“ROP is a huge advantage for me because this class helped me set my mind on what I want to ...
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ROP Program Provides Focus

ROP Program Provides Focus

“Eden Area ROP has really helped me earn the skills I need for the construction trade; not only skills, but ...
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Able to Contribute to Household Income

Able to Contribute to Household Income

“ROP has given me an amazing experience. Thanks to ROP I have gotten the skills I need to get a ...
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Hector Receives Help Towards his Future

Hector Receives Help Towards his Future

“This program has been the best help I could have ever dreamed of. I have polished my skills and learned ...
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WorkAbility Success Story

WorkAbility Success Story

“I currently work at Chuck E. Cheese and recently got hired at Food 4 Less; therefore, I currently am a ...
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Successful Freelance Make-Up Artist

Successful Freelance Make-Up Artist

“I graduated from the Academy for Business and Finance at San Leandro High. I am currently on the show Faceoff, ...
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Opening Doors

Opening Doors

“Colton Shelton dreamt of joining the U.S. Marines Corps, but this dream shattered when an accident on a motorcycle severely ...
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Have You Ever Impressed a Marine Drill Sergeant?

Have You Ever Impressed a Marine Drill Sergeant?

“Private Correra joined the U.S. Marines Corps after completing the ROP Business Computers Applications Class and graduating in 2012. In ...
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Students Return to Help

Students Return to Help

“Victoria Hattick, class of 2013, and Brisa Velazquez, class of 2012, are two outstanding students who were awarded scholarships through ...
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Single Mother Develops Skills to Support Family

Single Mother Develops Skills to Support Family

“Jennifer Valdez is a single mother and graduated in 2009. Her father works in the local agriculture field industry for ...
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Student Benefits from Multiple ROP Classes

Student Benefits from Multiple ROP Classes

“Taking the Multimedia class expanded Sisi’s interest to take additional courses. She is now a yearbook editor in the ROP ...
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I have the Greatest Job!

I have the Greatest Job!

After working at his company for less than two years, Michael is in the running to be a foreman; sending ...
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Business Academy Impacts College and Future

Business Academy Impacts College and Future

“The ROP, specifically the Business Academy, has been one of the greatest experiences of my high school career. Before I ...
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More than a Dream

More than a Dream

“High school for most is about professional aspiration, but I wanted more than a dream. DECA gave me the training ...
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Role Plays Impact Hiring Process

Role Plays Impact Hiring Process

“In high school, I used to think sales role plays were something limited to DECA. I learned this wasn’t true ...
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Marketing Program Graduate Gives Back

Marketing Program Graduate Gives Back

“I participated in ROP as a high school student and I appreciate the valuable experience and professional exposure the program ...
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Preparation Meets Opportunity

Preparation Meets Opportunity

“Eden Area ROP has given me resources to help shape my career. I now know who I need to talk ...
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Nursing Careers Led Student to Seek her Passion

Nursing Careers Led Student to Seek her Passion

“I am currently a nursing student at Azusa Pacific University and will be graduating with a B.S.N in May, 2014 ...
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ROP Lead Me to Higher Education

ROP Lead Me to Higher Education

“When I was in college I studied Nursing for one year. Later, I took Child Development at ROP, and thanks ...
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Real World Experience

Real World Experience

“The one element you need to begin, is a chance, an opportunity in a real world situation to give you ...
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Why Career Technical Education Matters

Why Career Technical Education Matters

“Auto Shop has introduced me to my future.”~Alexandria, ROP Student ...
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Why Career Technical Education Matters

Why Career Technical Education Matters

“I took Child Development because I want to be a social worker. ROP classes are different than regular classes, they ...
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Why Career Technical Education Matters

Why Career Technical Education Matters

“ROP classes help teens acquire job skills, get started in the real world, and gain knowledge. I love ROP.” ~Sabrina, ...
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Celebrating a CRY-ROP Foundation Scholarship

Celebrating a CRY-ROP Foundation Scholarship

“Thank you! I am extremely grateful and sincerely appreciate all the hard work you all have done in order to ...
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Medical Assisting Internship

Medical Assisting Internship

“I really appreciated the experience. I interacted a lot with patients and did vitals, set up for minor procedures, and ...
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ROP Leads to Dream Career

ROP Leads to Dream Career

“My name is Garret Stone and I own and operate Garret Stone Films, a digital media production company providing services ...
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Graphic Design Internship

Graphic Design Internship

“I grew my skills a lot. I now know how to create and market ads. I hope to pursue a ...
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Discovering Your Passion

Discovering Your Passion

“Last semester I took an ROP class on physical therapy where I learned many things about the anatomy of the ...
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Career Goals Become Reality

Career Goals Become Reality

Amado Valenzuela was a two-year student at Eden Area ROP,studying auto body refinishing, where he excelled in auto painting. Amado ...
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Former Student Employed by Major Car Company Student Background

Former Student Employed by Major Car Company Student Background

Amado Valenzuela was a two-year student at Eden Area ROP,studying auto body refinishing, where he excelled in auto painting. Amado ...
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Student earns $5,000 Scholarship

Student earns $5,000 Scholarship

Derrick Deo is a second year student in the Auto Body and Paint program. Derrick made his way to the ...
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A True Life Changing Decision

A True Life Changing Decision

Kim was a high school student who had talent in welding, yet he was angry most of the time and ...
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Student Starts his own Business

Student Starts his own Business

Juny Nguyen is a junior at San Leandro High school. He joined the Academy for Business and Finance his sophomore ...
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Business Interest Supports Public Speaking

Business Interest Supports Public Speaking

When Cuiping Zhao entered into the marketing program in 2013-2014, she had only been in the country for two years ...
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Cooking Up Something New

Cooking Up Something New

Roy came in late, didn’t turn in or finish most of his assignments and, often, during lab activities, he didn’t ...
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Student Overcomes All Odds

Student Overcomes All Odds

Rodrigo was a very bright and upbeat young man. He and his family, socially and economically deprived, were living out ...
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RDA Student Wins Scholarship

RDA Student Wins Scholarship

Joanna earned her AA Degree from Rio Hondo College. Registered Dental Assistant Joanna received the San Gabriel Valley Dental Society’s ...
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Discovering a Fulfilling Career

Discovering a Fulfilling Career

When Elaine was in eighth grade, her older brother became very sick. With her brother’s costly medical expenses, her parents ...
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Students Graduate LVN Program

Students Graduate LVN Program

Students attended and graduated from an accelerated 11 month concentrated LVN course. Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) program. This program has ...
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Christian Started a Clothing Company as a Senior

Christian Started a Clothing Company as a Senior

Christian attended Hart High School from 2004-2008. He took Steve Lindberg’s ROP Silk Screening class during his senior year of ...
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ROP Student Wins Photography Award

ROP Student Wins Photography Award

Justice is a senior at Oroville High School; he plays football and throws discus and shot put for the track ...
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Immigrant to Become Pharmacist

Immigrant to Become Pharmacist

Manali was seven years old when she came to the United States from India. She had to adjust to many ...
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ROP Class Leads to Industry Certification

ROP Class Leads to Industry Certification

Chris Cornelio, an AVID student, was once considered at-risk and was doing borderline work when he first enrolled in ROP ...
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ROP Auto Leads to Scholarship Money

ROP Auto Leads to Scholarship Money

Megan Sarnecki was the only female in Hart District ROP history to have completed 4 semesters of automotive classes. She ...
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ROP Students Graduate from Summer Camp

ROP Students Graduate from Summer Camp

Students from all over Yolo County and Colusa County attended a summer camp in Administration of Justice. Students participated in ...
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Tesla Hires MVROP Students by the Handful

Tesla Hires MVROP Students by the Handful

The first former MVROP student hired by Tesla, Rafael Urrera, a talented hard-worker who successfully completed the Auto Body Painting ...
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Student Realizes Career Goal in Law Enforcement

Student Realizes Career Goal in Law Enforcement

Starting at a very young age, Anthony was interested in a career in Law Enforcement. In high school he joined ...
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Student Realizes Career Goal

Student Realizes Career Goal

Krystal graduated in 2011 as a proud Eden Area ROP Marketing program student and DECA Member. As a DECA and ...
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Claudia Riveroll

Claudia Riveroll

Claudia was a high school student anxious to begin her future. As she considered future careers, she discovered that she ...
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Alex Wolff

Alex Wolff

Alex Wolff, Dos Pueblos High School Class of 2009, credits his Santa Barbara County ROP/CTE Electronics Technology course with launching ...
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Butte ROP Students Win Big at Competitions

Butte ROP Students Win Big at Competitions

Students from Butte County ROP’s Video/Film Production class competed at the Skills USA State Competition and the 1st Annual Directing ...
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From Three Jobs to One

From Three Jobs to One

Ontario High School student Christopher Sanchez enrolled in the Baldy View ROP Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) class with Mr ...
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Making Your Interests Work for You

Making Your Interests Work for You

At a young age, Daniel Scotti knew he was interested in technology and wanted to pursue his passion. Daniel first ...
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Former TVROP Nursing Student Delivers Baby

Former TVROP Nursing Student Delivers Baby

Jennifer Reid is a former student of Tri-Valley ROP’s Nursing Careers Program taught by Nancy McNeil. The course provides an ...
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ASL Student Accepted into Prestigious Program

ASL Student Accepted into Prestigious Program

Kim was a committed student at Cypress High School, enrolled in several honors and AP classes. Entering into her junior ...
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Student uses ROP skills to Freelance in College

Student uses ROP skills to Freelance in College

Upon entering junior high, Danny had dreams of starting his own YouTube channel. The idea of being a “one man ...
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Floral Design Student Hired by Local Florist

Floral Design Student Hired by Local Florist

Dalia Alvarado first heard about the ROP Floral Design as an eighth grade student visiting her local high school. She ...
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Law Enforcement Student Becomes Officer

Law Enforcement Student Becomes Officer

I was a two-sport athlete in high school. I took the ROP course to get a hands-on aspect of law ...
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Retail Student Becomes Manager

Retail Student Becomes Manager

Katie had a very disciplined childhood. As a teenager, she began investing time in things that she considered fun, at ...
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Store Manager at age 20

Store Manager at age 20

Brittany loved fashion so she enrolled in ROP Fashion merchandising her senior year of high school. She already had a ...
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ROP Students Sweep Commercial Food Event

ROP Students Sweep Commercial Food Event

Over 17 competitions were offered in Home Economics Careers and Technology related subjects. Students had projects or engaged in complex ...
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Katie Becomes a Princess

Katie Becomes a Princess

Katie Bell was a student at Los Alamitos High School. She enrolled in ROP’s Child Development class and continued on ...
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From ROP to NASCAR

From ROP to NASCAR

While in high school Dillon took ROP Engineering Design and Computer Aided Drafting at Chico High School. Computer Aided Drafting ...
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Vanity Fair Photo Shoot for 49er ROP Student

Vanity Fair Photo Shoot for 49er ROP Student

Jason Goodwin, a student at Rocklin High School, is doing his ROP training at the GAP at the Galleria Mall ...
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Students with Disabilities are Growing the Future

Students with Disabilities are Growing the Future

The ROP Landscape and Ornamental Horticulture class has been propagating and growing willow trees and selling them to the California ...
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San Diego/Imperial County CAROCP Awards Ceremony

San Diego/Imperial County CAROCP Awards Ceremony

On May 21, 2014 the San Diego/Imperial County CAROCP chapter hosted an awards program honoring CTE/ROP students. The evening began ...
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