(661) 831-3327 | 501 S. Mt. Vernon • Bakersfield, CA 93307

Welcome to ROC!

The KHSD Regional Occupational Center is a public education career/technical training institution. There are a variety of programs offered to those interested in developing or improving job skills. All courses are designed to prepare students for entry-level employment. Classes at ROC are open to high school juniors, seniors, and adults.


Recent Posts

  • Virtual Enterprise’s 2016 Trade Show

    Virtual Enterprise’s 2016 Trade Show

    Thank you to KHSD NEWS for spotlighting Virtual Enterprise’s 2016 Regional Trade Show in their January/February 2016 issue. Once again held in Bakersfield and co-sponsored by ROC, this is an […]

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  • Student Success Profile

    Student Success Profile

    As his junior year at South High wound down last year, Gabriel M. found himself behind the proverbial 8-ball when attendance issues began to impact his grades. Undaunted, the well-spoken and […]

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  • Kern County Farm Bureau scholarship

    Kern County Farm Bureau scholarship

    Ag Scholarships The Michael R. Mettler Memorial Scholarship is offered by the Kern County Farm Bureau to local graduating high school seniors and current college students who are majoring in […]

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  • ROC students on the job!

    ROC students on the job!

    As with any school, ROC’s stakeholders include students and their parents, staff, and the educational community at-large. Of course ROC also interacts daily with over 200 area businesses, as our […]

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  • Apply now for next year

    Apply now for next year

    ROC offers incoming high school juniors and seniors many benefits in preparing them for both college and career. Applications will be accepted online for the 2016-2017 school year through February 29, 2016.  Explore our […]

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  • Early Childhood Construction Zones

    Early Childhood Construction Zones

    “Construction Zone” is one of the themes used in Prekindergarten classrooms.  One of the projects the ROC Early Childhood Education students engage in before attending community classrooms is to create […]

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  • Bare-Root Planting at ROC

    Bare-Root Planting at ROC

    ROC AG Food Science students, under the supervision of program coordinator Ms. Tomaschow, recently took a break from their classroom studies to put their learning into action. On a chilly […]

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  • Nursing Assistants Off to Work

    Nursing Assistants Off to Work

    Pictured below, ROC Nursing Assistant students anxiously await the buses that will take them to their first day of their clinical internship. This year students will work with the staff […]

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  • Animal Care Hands-On Training

    Animal Care Hands-On Training

    ROC Animal Care students, under the supervision of program coordinator Jenna Eyraud, are putting their 1st semester lessons to good use at the start of the 2nd semester. Recently, former […]

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  • College & Trade School Scholarships.

    College & Trade School Scholarships.

    We are pleased to see that Kern High School Teachers for Student Achievement is offering current KHSD seniors scholarship opportunities for BOTH colleges and vocational trade schools. See Mrs. Hanley, […]

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