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).


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

Millie Gaines
wrWest Ranch
Pat Oakley
Donna Washington
Tina Olinger
Diana Lueke
gvGolden Valley
Holli Kalaleh
Lisa James


Two $300 scholarships will be awarded on April 29, 2015. Click here for application information.


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

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