ROP is the Regional Occupational Program. This program is open to students in 9th – 12th grade in the Garden Grove Unified School District. ROP Classes are hands on classes.
The after school program (usually 3 – 5 p.m. on Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday) also gives an opportunity for students to make up some missing elective credits. Currently there are 3 classes offered at Bolsa Grande to all Garden Grove Unified School District students after school:
Product Design 1 & 2 - Students will learn to think as product designers through project based learning, presentations, discussions and critiques. In addition to hand sketching and sculpting techniques, various hand and machine tools will be utilized to create product prototypes.
Event Catering - This course is an introduction to the food service and hospitality industry. Instruction includes industry regulations and practices for safe food handling along with basic food preparation and service techniques. Private catering and event planning will be covered.
The Art of Animation - (UC approved A-G). Using classical, pencil based techniques, and/or 3-D computer programs, students will identify and apply the basic principles of the mechanics of movement in the creation of personal artwork and animation including the production of human and animal life drawings. The history and background of the animation industry and art form will be explored and analyzed.
There are also Summer ROP classes available in all GGUSD high schools. Summer Schedule will be posted as soon as possible. Summer school classes are open to all Garden Grove Unified School District students.
For more information, please contact Mrs. Jones, ROP Clerk, in the Bolsa Grande Guidance Office @ 714-663-6424 between her office hours of 10:00am – 1:30pm, Monday thru Thursday.
ROP Courses offered during the Regular School Hours to Bolsa Grande students only and are scheduled by student’s counselors.
Career for Protective Service Pathway
Criminal Justice: This course introduces students to the careers ad activities associated with the criminal justice system. Students will investigate qualifications and requirements of various law enforcement careers.
Criminal Procedures/CSI: This course focuses on the criminal justice system and law in America. Instruction includes police/law enforcement processes and procedures as well as the court system, trials and corrections.
Food Service and Hospitality Pathway
Culinary Arts 1 & 2: Students will learn about the Food Service and Hospitality Industry and explore a variety of careers while developing basic nutritional and food preparation skills.
Child Development/Education Pathway:
Child Development (p): Students study the history, philosophy and major theories of child growth and development. Instruction includes the biological, hereditary and environmental influences on development and methods of promoting healthy growth.
Working with Children with Special Needs: This course prepares students to work with children with special needs in a school or child care facility. Students will learn the legal issues governing the care of special needs children, review guidance strategies, classroom materials, safety, assessment, observation methods and techniques to enhance family/community involvement.
Careers in Education: This is an introduction to teaching careers in K-8 education. Students will gain insight into the role and responsibilities of a teacher, child growth and development, safety, effective instruction and assessment. Students will perform weekly observations at a local elementary school.