What is ROP?
ROP (Regional Occupational Program) provides career technical education training within innovative learning environments. Students learn employability skills so they can (1) pursue advanced training in postsecondary educational institutions (2) enter the workforce with skills and competencies to be successful.
ROP works in collaboration with local high schools districts. High school students
What are the requirements?
ROP offers classes to high school students and adults. A few classes have specific age and criminal clearance requirements. Please see class descriptions in our brochure for requirement information.
How do I enroll?
Enroll in person during registration period. Walk-in enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Where are the classes located?
ROP classes are offered at the 699 Serramonte Blvd. in Daly City and 1800 Rollins Road in Burlingame.
Is there public transit available to the classrooms and main ROP office?
Most of our locations are accessible by public transit. Call the San Mateo County Transit District hotline at (800) 660-4287 for routes and schedules.
For more information, please contact the following transit agencies:
When does school start?
Most FALL 2011 semester classes will start August 22, 2011. Please check our website after July 11, 2011 for more information on schedules and dates.
Is space available?
To determine space availability go to our FALL 2011 Schedule of Classes or call 598-2000.
What is the total cost (i.e. fees, books, etc.)?
High school students pay no fee. Adults pay an $80 registration fee per class per semester. Adult students who can qualify, enrollment fees may be waived with documented financial hardship (See waiver information). Many classes require the purchase of a textbook(s) and some courses have additional equipment/materials costs. Book costs can range from $50 to $250 a semester. Specific information is provided in class descriptions and on the first day of class.
How do I pay for class?
We accept cash, check and money order payable to County Schools Service Fund. Check or money order must be used for walk-in and open enrollment.
Do you have to be a CNA to take a Health class?
No, you do not have to be a CNA (Certified Nurse Assistant) to take a Health class. However, some health classes offer CEUs for CNAs.