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Eden Area ROP

Regional Occupation Programs (ROP) are one of the longest standing forms of post-secondary career preparedness in California.  Eden Area ROP is a dynamic educational organization whose mission is to prepare students for careers and further education as well as to instill workplace values that will enable them to compete successfully in the economy of today and the future.


We specialize in Career Technical Education that transforms student aspirations into reality and builds a pipeline of workforce talent for regional businesses.  Experience is the greatest teacher at Eden Area ROP.  Our programs focus on industry-specific skills that span across 12 different business sectors, with courses located at both the ROP Center and the student’s high school campus.


Many of our courses are UC a-g approved and have articulation agreements with community colleges where students can earn college credit through successful completion of the course.  Additionally, we cultivate relationships with business partners that create opportunities for internships and other innovative work-based learning activities.


Eden Area ROP is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.  As a Career Technical Education provider, Eden Area ROP partners with Castro Valley, Hayward, San Leandro, and San Lorenzo Unified School Districts to strengthen and broaden the students’ educational experience.

CAREER PATHWAYS and courses offered in partnership with SLz are:
• Advanced Video/TV
• Criminal Justice I & II
• Journalism
• Media Arts
• Multimedia/Web
• Photography/Advanced Photography
• Video Production
• Yearbook
Eden Area ROP Course Information
If you are interested in taking an ROP Course, please make sure to speak with your counselor.