ROP:

The Hart District Regional Occupational Program (ROP) is a public education service that provides work-based learning and career guidance to students in the Santa Clarita Valley who are 16 years of age or older. Priority enrollment is given to high school seniors. Adults may enroll in classes on a space-available basis.

Students may enroll in ROP to learn entry-level employment skills, explore careers, and/or to prepare for advanced training programs.

ROP benefits include, but not limited to:

  • Courses in a variety of occupations
  • Unpaid Internships
  • College and A-G Credits for some courses
  • Certificate of Completion documenting competencies

ROP Registration

Register for ROP courses by contacting the ROP Specialist at your high school. Adults and students over 16 who are not attending Hart District Schools contact the Specialist where the course is offered (contact your ROP Specialist below).

FAQs

How can I get into an ROP course?

The first step is to review the Hart District ROP schedule on the Home Page. Then, contact the ROP advisor at your school site, who will provide guidance to you in course selection and in completion of the enrollment procedures.

What are the age restrictions for taking an ROP course?

Students must be at least 16 years old or at least a junior in high school. Adults may also enroll in classes, but keep in mind that students will receive first priority.

Does ROP give me credits towards my high school graduation requirement?

Yes, all ROP classes count towards high school credits.

What fees are associated with ROP?

High school students are accepted into the classes free of charge. Adults pay a $35.00 registration fee. Also, many classes require a lab fee. Adult fees for private post secondary schools may vary. Registration fees are normally non-refundable unless the class has been canceled, and then only upon request of the student/adult.

Where are the ROP classes located?

Courses are offered at high schools, community colleges, private post secondary schools, community, business, and industry facilities. Review the course schedule at to find out the location for a specific class.

Where are the locations of the Hart District High Schools?

All addresses can be found on the Links page.

Is transportation provided?

No, students are responsible for finding their own transportation to and from classes.

ROP Specialist Contact Info

chsCanyon
Millie Gaines
mgaines@hartdistrict.org
661-251-0072
661-251-0072
wrWest Ranch
Pat Oakley
poakley@hartdistrict.org
661-222-1239
661-290-2676
hartHart
Donna Washington
dwashington@hartdistrict.org
661-254-4064
661-254-4064
vhsValencia
Tina Olinger
tolinger@hartdistrict.org
661-257-8550
661-294-3828
saugusSaugus
Diana Lueke
dlueke@hartdistrict.org
661-296-8600
661-297-7491
gvGolden Valley
Holli Kalaleh
hkalaleh@hartdistrict.org
661-250-8101
661-250-8114
bmBowman
Lisa James
ljames@hartdistrict.org
661-253-4400
661-253-4125

TED RAFALOVICH PROFESSIONALISM SCHOLARSHIP 2015

TED RAFALOVICH AWARD

Nelson Ho, West Ranch
Sarah Parks, West Ranch
Riana Rose Richards, Canyon

ROP OUTSTANDING STUDENTS FALL 2015

Brennan Bernades, West Ranch, Career Internship
Marylin Bernal, Hart, Animal Care & Services
Jack Bunjac, Canyon, Television Broadcast Journalism
Shannon Connors, Saugus, Intro to Nursing
Brielle Contarino, Valencia, Cosmetology
Gina Davis, West Ranch, Fashion Merchandising
Patrick Ellingwood, Canyon, Fire Academy
Dalbey Farrell, Canyon, Dental Assisting
Kelly Ficarra, Hart, Screen Printing
Amanda Friedman, Valencia, Fashion Merchandising
Josephine Hatley, Hart, Screen Printing
Kyra Jackson, Golden Valley, Event Planning
Brian Kasman, Canyon, Exploring Engineering Technology
Magdalena Langdon, Trinity Classical Academy, Exploring Engineer Technology
Randy Martell, Valencia, Entertainment-Performance
Joseph Napoli, West Ranch, Wildland Fire
Mariel Nibungco, Golden Valley, Digital Photography
Hannah Orloft, Canyon, Virtual Enterprise
Tien Pham, Golden Valley, Virtual Enterprise
Makena Shepard, Saugus, Law Academy
Serena Silingardi, Valencia, Introduction to Health Care Occupation
Kelly Sojka, Hart, Screen Printing
Edwin Torres, Valencia, Exploring Engineer Technology
Brooke Tripp, Saugus, Physical Therapy Asstistant

ROP OUTSTANDING STUDENTS FALL 2014

Madison Berend, West Ranch, Dental Assisting
Sarah Brooks, Lighthouse Christian Academy, Introduction to Health Occupations
Fatima Cantu, Hart, Cosmetology
Dylan Crist, Valencia, Hotel & Restaurant
Gina Davis, West Ranch, Fashion Merchandising
Lucas Emmanuel, OFL, Auto Technology
Alexander Fitchmun, Hart, Pharmacy Assistant
Mekhaela Foley, Canyon, Animal Care & Services
Andre Fonseca, Golden Valley, Digital Photography
Matthew Harder, Valencia, Culinary Arts
Seri Harm, Valencia, Entertainment-Performance
Josephine Hatley, Hart, Screen Printing
Christian Yuji Heild, AOC, Career Internship
Yu Hong, Hart, Graphic Design
Kyra Jackson, Golden Valley, Event Planning
Magdalena Langdon, Trinity Classical Academy, Exploring Engineering Technology
Christina Lee, Valencia, Culinary Arts
Alicia Long, Saugus, Physical Therapy
Trisha Magpantay, West Ranch, Intro to Nursing
Carina Navarro, Canyon, Retail Sales
Hannah Orloft, Canyon, Virtual Enterprise
Teresita Peregrina, Golden Valley, Screen Printing
Connor Roberts, Hart, Graphic Communications
Mitchell Secchi, Saugus, Law Enforcement
Alonso Serrano, Canyon, Automotive Electrical Systems
Alexa Shaw, Valencia, Television Broadcast Journalism
Serena Silingardi, Valencia, Introduction to Health Occupations
Kelly Sojka, Hart, Screen Printing
Sydney Stiff, Valencia, Interior Design
Edwin Torres, West Ranch, Exploring Engineering Technology
Alexis Walther, Valencia, Forensics
Miles Witecki, Saugus, Graphic Design
Martin Yerovi, Hart, Career Internship
Eric Zavalza, Canyon, Construction Technology

ROP DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY POSTER CONTEST

Bradon Gutierrez, Canyon
Cristian Torres, Canyon
Mariel Nibungco, Golden Valley
Kira Rigdon, Saugus
Analyse Cortez, West Ranch

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