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A listing of resources and information on the Regional Occupational Centers and Programs (ROCP).

ROCP Basics

The ROCP Basics Web page provides information on the ROCP organization, funding, business and industry participation, and the accountability of ROCPs.

Curriculum Development Resources

Curriculum, State-wide Approved

As of July 1, 2006, there are no longer any statewide certified ROCP courses. The decision to terminate the development of statewide certified courses was made by the California Department of Education (CDE) staff following discussions with members of the California Association of Regional Occupational Centers and Programs (CAROCP) External link opens in new window or tab. curriculum and instruction committee for the following reasons:

  • The statewide course approval process was too costly and difficult to continue at the present time.
  • Few of the ROCPs, throughout the state, adopted courses developed through this process.

All courses offered by ROCPs in the state must be developed, approved, and certified in accordance with current education code in order to claim state apportionment.


ROCP Directory

  • Central Region Directory
    Amador, Calaveras, Fresno, Kern, Kings, Merced, Mono, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tulare
  • Coastal Region Directory
    Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma.
  • Northern Region Directory
    Butte, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, Yolo
  • Southern Region Directory
    Downey, Imperial, Inyo, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Ventura.

Contact Information

Career Technical Education Leadership Office
Career and College Transition Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 4202
Sacramento, CA 95814

Questions:   Career Technical Education Leadership Office | 916-322-5050
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, February 06, 2024
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