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College and Career Center

ROC’s Commitment to Our Students’ Future

The ROC College & Career Center supports students’ technical training with a full-array of workshops, activities, and individual interactions designed to prepare the student for future career and education opportunities.

Career preparation services include:

Resume development and proofreading for every student.
Job application workshops and individual assistance.
Daily access to community job listings, as well as one-on-one career planning assistance.
Workshops and individual guidance focused on 
     (1) Personal and Professional Development,
     (2) Job Search Skills, and
     (3) On-the-Job Survival.
Use of desktop computers and a Chromebook cart for job search, career research, and classroom projects.


college preparation services include: 

Workshops throughout the year discussing post-secondary educational opportunities, application processes, and deadlines.
Group and individual assistance with college applications, college placement exams, and financial aid/scholarships applications.
Additional workshops for Bakersfield College and Taft College-bound students.


Meet your College and Career Center Team: 

hughes  little  ming  ruvalcaba

Natasha Hughes email  661-831-3327

  • Recruitment and Career Technician at ROC since 2017; KHSD staff since 2001.
  • Youth Development Specialist, Clerical Specialist, Job Coach, Job Developer, and Project Specialist at Career Resource Department (14 years). Duties included student recruitment and intake, worksite development, workshop development and presentations, and project management of Warehouse Worker, Auto Tech, Welding, Retail Sales, and Construction programs.
  • Instructional Assistant at Foothill High (2 years).
  • Attended ROC while in high school, earning Nursing Assistant certificate and ultimately working in the field for 3 1/2 years.
  • Married with four children, one of whom also took ROC classes while in high school. 
Class Liason for Ag Diesel, Auto Tech, Early Childhood Education, Fire Tech, Metal Fabrication, Livestock Mgt, Precision Ag Mgt, Vet Tech.

Contact Ms. Hughes if interested in ROC and currently attending ...





Central Valley



David Little email  661-831-3327

  • Recruitment and Career Technician at ROC since 2017.
  • Attended CSU Bakersfield, Liberal Arts major.
  • Marketing Consultant, KGET-TV.
  • Marketing Consultant, KTVO-TV in Kirksville, MO.
  • Sales and Traffic Assistant, KBAK-TV/KBFX-TV Channel 29.
  • Campus Playground Supervisor, Bakersfield City School District.
  • Program Leader and then Site Manager, Silver Creek Day Camp, City of Bakersfield.
  • Private First Class, United States Army Reserves as a Cargo Specialist (88H).
  • Graduated, South High School, 2010. Active in Track & Field, Cross Country, BSU, and JROTC.
  • Married with four boys.
Class Liason for Computer Repair, Computer Networking, Culinary, Dental Asst, Mobile Apps, Pharmacy, Robotics, Sports Medicine.

Contact Mr. Little if interested in ROC and currently attending ...








Jessica Ming email  661-831-3327

  • Recruitment and Career Technician at ROC since 2019.
  •  BS, Business Management, Fresno Pacific University (in progress).

  • Talent Acquisition Specialist, Autism Learning Partners, 1 year.
  • Recruiter and Administrative Assistant, AppleOne and ACT-1 Personnel, 1 year
  • Instructional Assistant for Special Education classes, KHSD, 2 years.
  • High School diploma from Adolfo Camarillo High School, 2012.
  • Participated in high school varsity soccer, 2009 - 2011.
  • Hosted resume building and interview prep workshops for adults seeking guidance during their career search.
  • Passionate about working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities.
Class Liason for 3D Animation, Administrative Office Asst, Bookkeeping, Banking, Intro to Health Careers, Fashion Merchandising, Retail Sales, Medical Asst, Nursing Asst, Video Production.

Contact Ms. MING if interested in ROC and currently attending ...

Mira Monte Ridgeview Stockdale
Golden Valley Vista West  


Raul Ruvalcaba email  661-831-3327

  • Recruitment and Career Technician at ROC since 2018; KHSD staff since 2015.
  • Attended Bakersfield College.
  • Raised in Delano; graduated from Delano Joint Union High School District.
  • Served three years as Campus Supervisor, Kern High School District.
  • Over ten years of construction experience, duties included Quality Assurance / Quality Control Supervisor, Working Foreman, concrete mason, carpenter, forklift operator, welder's helper, and roustabout.
  • Freelance graphic designer and artist.
  • Freelance private music theory instructor (all ages).
  • Married with three children.
Class Liason for Auto Body, Cosmetology, Construction, Law Enforcement, Small Business Entrepreneurship, Video Game Design, Welding.

contact Mr. ruvalcaba iF interested in roc and currently attending ...






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