In operation since 1974, the Butte County Regional Occupational Program (ROP) is a career technical education program of the Butte County Office of Education. In cooperation with local school districts and the business community, ROP prepares people for work by providing youth and adults with marketable skills, work ethics and job training needed to build and keep a career. ROP has been accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges since 1988 and was awarded accreditation with the Council on Occupational Education in 2013.

Mission Statement

"To deliver high quality career education and employment training that provides high school students and adults the skills, knowledge and experience that lead to career success." 

Vision Statement

"ROP - leading career education with excellence"

What is Special About ROP Classes?

Experience is the best teacher. ROP classes are taught by credentialed instructors who have trained and worked in the industry they are teaching. In addition, most ROP classes provide real-world experience by placing students in internships.

What Employers Say About ROP Students

  • "I have a total of three ROP students that have been employed at my business" - Darren Briggs, Owner Briggs Firestone Inc.
  • "Experience, Experience, Experience" - Alex Bridgman, Owner Alex Bridgman Production
  • "It inspires students and exposes them to an amazing industry and opportunities. I wish I would have done this in high school."- Chelsey Diaz,Tre’Creative Film and Photo