(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

  • Law Enforcement hits the books

    Law Enforcement hits the books

    Law Enforcement is off and running, literally in this case as they’ve started their daily physical training. But it is not all fun and games (and sweat) … here are […]

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  • Video Gaming comes to ROC!

    Video Gaming comes to ROC!

    Video Game Design has come to ROC!  Students will be learning how to use the Unreal Engine 4 game making software, which is used to create some of the biggest […]

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  • Introducing SpotMini: The Video

    Introducing SpotMini: The Video

    Check out this cool video featuring the latest advancement in robotics technology from the innovative company Boston Dynamics. Forecasts call for a bright future for students interested in the field […]

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  • MADE Program Interview

    MADE Program Interview

    KHSD Public Information Officer Lisa Krch came to ROC to interview the Mobile App Development and Entrepreneurship (MADE) class and find out about our new program.  The resulting video will be […]

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  • Salad Days for Ag Food Science

    Salad Days for Ag Food Science

    Here’s a pic from Ag Food Science’s first culinary lab for 2016. Mixed Salad Greens with Fresh Seasonal Berries and Walnuts! Let the fun begin.  

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  • Buy your tickets today!

    Buy your tickets today!

    Net proceeds benefit KHSD – SkillsUSA Chapter Outback Curbside Take-Out Please join us at Outback Steakhouse on October 18th 5051 Stockdale Highway; Bakersfield, CA For only $15 you will be treated to meal […]

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  • Fabricate Your Own Reality!

    Fabricate Your Own Reality!

    One thing is for sure, Mario Bonfante, Jr. preaches what he has always practiced! At a young age, he practiced long and hard for a career as a professional racer, […]

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  • Motivational Speaker to Address ROC

    Motivational Speaker to Address ROC

    ROC is pleased to announce that students will have the opportunity to hear from renowned inspirational / motivational speaker Mario Bonfante, Jr. on September 12 or 13th. The 27-year-old Bonfante […]

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  • Welcome Back!

    Welcome Back!

    Welcome to the Regional Occupational Center (ROC)! Kern High School District’s premier Career Technical Education (CTE) center features 25 stellar training programs, all offering credit toward students’ high school graduation […]

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  • Our Virtual Yearbook, 2015-2016

    Our Virtual Yearbook, 2015-2016

    With no yearbook per se, we offer students this time capsule of their 2015-2016 ROC experience.  For everyone else, we’ll call it our Year in Review.  125+ articles and thousands […]

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