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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

  • Get Ready, Get Set …

    Get Ready, Get Set …

    For ROC’s Medical Assistant program, the first few months of class is about laying a theoretical foundation and practicing basic skills.  Soon, however, those skills will be put to the […]

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  • ROC Grad Lands in Downtown LA

    ROC Grad Lands in Downtown LA

    Not many teenagers are working in 62-story buildings in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, but ROC has a way of helping put one’s career into high gear.  For 18 […]

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  • 8 Steps to Repairing a Car Dent

    8 Steps to Repairing a Car Dent

    Let our Auto Body class take you through the 8 Steps of Repairing a Car Dent … scroll down to see photos of our class in action … Take a […]

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  • ROC teacher in newspaper’s spotlight

    ROC teacher in newspaper’s spotlight

    http://www.bakersfield.com/bakersfieldlife/2015/09/26/why-i-live-here-tony-mosley.html from www.Bakersfield.com   By Laura Liera  September 26, 2015 From far away, you’d think Tony Mosley is a military drill instructor. Every morning, he leads 30 students from a classroom at […]

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  • First Fun Friday features fabulous frivolity

    First Fun Friday features fabulous frivolity

    ROC students were treated to an extended school-wide break on Friday, September 25th.   In addition to getting to socialize with new and old friends from other classes, our first-ever […]

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  • Real Students … Real Experience

    Real Students … Real Experience

    “Today, my group and I (Group 3) painted our hood for the first time in Mr. Cruz’s ROC Auto Body class and it turned out amazing.  From start to finish, […]

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  • Power Word #2

    Power Word #2

    Hint for this week’s scrambled Power Word! Meaning: “To break apart!” See if you can figure it out. Here are the letters:  A  E  A  L  N  Z   Y Think […]

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  • Power Word #1 SOLUTION

    Power Word #1 SOLUTION

    Solution = Trace – to list in steps

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  • Office Professionalism Begins Here

    Office Professionalism Begins Here

    What is a Meet and Greet? Here is a common formative assessment (CFA*) that clearly transcends the classroom walls. Adults accustomed to introducing themselves daily to new acquaintances in business […]

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  • Making (College) Plans!

    Making (College) Plans!

    There was a time – long, long ago – when vocational education was seen as a catch-all for students “not going to college.” My, how times have changed. As industry, […]

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