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Student Success Center

ROC/CTEC’s Commitment to Our Students’ Future

The ROC/CTEC Student Success Center on each campus 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/scholarship applications.
Additional workshops for Bakersfield College and Taft College-bound students.


Meet your College and Career Center Team: 

hughes  grant  Monclova  Gina Solano 


Natasha Hughes, ROC campus 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 a Nursing Assistant certificate and ultimately working in the field for 3 1/2 years.
  • Mother of four children, one of whom also took ROC classes while in high school. 
Class Liaison for Ag Diesel, Auto Tech, Construction, Early Childhood Education, Law Enforcement, Livestock Management, Metal Fabrication, Vet Science.
Evening Auto Body, Evening Auto Tech, Evening Construction, Evening Law Enforcement, Evening Makeup Artistry, Evening Office Assistant, Evening Culinary Arts, Evening Welding.

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






Central Valley





Jason Grant, CTEC Campus email  661-397-7301

  • Recruitment and Career Technician at CTEC since 2022; KHSD staff since 2017.
  • Currently attending the University of Arizona, Education Studies major, May 2025 pending graduation.
  • Raised in East Bakersfield; graduated from Ridgeview High School.
  • Project BEST Advisor, 2022 - Present
  • Campus Supervisor, Ridgeview High School, 2017 - 2022.
  • Project Manager, Atascadero Glass, Inc., 2014 - 2016.
  • Blended family with eight children; four boys and four girls!
Class Liaison for Business Banking & Finance, Dental Assistant, Introduction to Health Careers, Law Enforcement, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Tech, Nursing Assistant, Sports Medicine.
Evening Intro to Health, Evening Medical Assistant, Evening Pharmacy Tech, Evening Sports Medicine.

Contact MR. grANT if interested in ROC/CTEC and currently attending ...









Christina Monclova, ROC Campus email  661-831-3327

  • Recruitment and Career Technician at ROC since 2022; KHSD staff since 2003.
  • Graduate, Bakersfield College (Psychology) and the University of La Verne (Liberal Studies).
  • Currently attending graduate school at Fresno Pacific (PPS Counseling Credential); May 2023 graduation pending.
  • Raised in Lamont; graduated from Arvin High School and ROC's Administrative Office Assistant program.
  • Counseling Secretary, North High School, 2017 - 2022. 
  • Clerical Technician, Frontier High School, 2015 - 2017.
  • Accounting Clerk, Career Resources Department, 2013 - 2015.
  • Clerical Specialist, Ruggenburg Career Center, 2010 - 2013.
  • Clerical Technician, Foothill High School, 2003 - 2010.
  • Member, American School Counselor Association, 2019 - Present.
  • Blended family with five kids, three boys and two girls. They are the best part of life's adventure!


Class Liaison for Administrative Office, Bookkeeping & Accounting, Auto Body, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Fashion Merchandising, Retail Sales, Small Business, Welding.

contact MS. Monclova iF interested in roc/CTEC and currently attending ...


Tierra Del Sol



Vista West

Mira Monte


Gina Solano, CTEC Campus email  661-397-7301

  • Recruitment and Career Technician at CTEC since 2021; KHSD staff since 2007.
  • Previously served as Bilingual Instructional Assistant, Computer Instructional Technician, School Secretary and Registration Clerk for Kern High School District.
  • Attended Bakersfield College and Taft College.
  • Raised in Arvin; graduated from Arvin High School.
  • Certified translator in Spanish to English language.
  • Self-Employed Real Estate Loan Officer/Processor and Notary Public in Kern County (4 years).
  • Married with three boys.
Class Liaison for ... Careers in Education, Computer Technologies, Fire Technology, Logistics & Distribution, Mobile Apps, Digital Marketing, Robotics, Video Production, Video Game Design, 3D Animation.
Evening Computer Tech, Evening Fire Technologies, Evening Graphic Arts, Evening Occupational Safety, Evening Small Business, Evening 3D Animation.

Contact Ms. solano if interested in ROC/CTEC and currently attending ...

Golden Valley Ridgeview Del Oro
Arvin Stockdale Nueva