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Bonita USD |  BP  6178.2  Instruction

Regional Occupational Center/Program   

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The Governing Board desires to provide opportunities for district students to receive specialized training and career technical skills through a regional occupational center or program (ROC/P) that prepares them for employment, advanced training, or postsecondary education.

(cf. 6112 - School Day)

(cf. 6178 - Career Technical Education)

(cf. 6178.1 - Work-Based Learning)

The district shall jointly operate an ROC/P with one or more other school districts in accordance with the terms of a joint powers agreement (JPA). The Board shall select one or more members of the Board to represent the district on the governing board of the ROC/P. (Education Code 52301, 52310.5)

Board members selected to represent the district on the governing board of the ROC/P shall communicate to that body the district Board's positions on matters pertaining to ROC/P program development, budget adoption, program evaluation, and other issues as directed by the Board.

When specified in the JPA, the district may provide teachers, student support services, facilities, or other services to students enrolled in the ROC/P.

The Superintendent or designee shall maintain effective communications with the administrator and staff of the ROC/P and shall ensure that the district is fulfilling its responsibilities as delineated under the JPA.

Student Eligibility and Participation

Adult students may have access to ROC/P classes offered on high school campuses during the school day.

Credits earned from courses completed in an ROC/P may be applied toward fulfillment of high school graduation course requirements. (Education Code 51225.3, 52310)

(cf. 6146.1 - High School Graduation Requirements)

(cf. 6146.11 - Alternative Credits Toward Graduation)

Student Services

The district's academic counseling program shall be designed to increase students' awareness of available educational options aligned with their career goals, including, as appropriate, career technical programs offered through the ROC/P.

(cf. 6164.2 - Guidance/Counseling Services)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

1205 Classification of counties

37223 Weekend classes

39807.5 Transportation to ROC/P, parent/guardian payment

41850 Transportation to ROC/P, apportionments

44910 Permanent employment status; preclusion of ROC/P service

46140 Attendance credit

46300 Computation of average daily attendance

48410 Exemption from compulsory continuation education

48430-48433 Continuation education, ROC/P classes

51225.3 Requirements for graduation

52300-52335.12 Regional occupational centers/programs

60850-60859 High school exit examination

60900 California longitudinal student achievement data system

GOVERNMENT CODE

6500-6536 Joint powers agreements

LABOR CODE

3368 Workers' compensation, responsibility in jointly operated ROC/P

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CODE

15037.1 Education and job training, performance accountability

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

10080-10092 Community classrooms

10100-10111 Cooperative vocational education

11500-11508 Regional occupational centers and programs

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

2301-2414 Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006

6319 Highly qualified teachers

Management Resources:

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PUBLICATIONS

2008-2012 State Plan for Career Technical Education

Regional Occupational Centers and Programs Operations Handbook March 2008

Model Programs and Practices: Setting Standards for Regional Occupational Centers and Programs (ROCPs), rev. October 2007

Career Technical Education Framework for California Public Schools, Grades Seven Through Twelve, January 2007

California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards, Grades Seven Through Twelve, May 2005

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

Association for Career and Technical Education: http://www.acteonline.org

California Association of Regional Occupational Centers and Programs: http://www.carocp.org

California Department of Education, ROC/P: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/rp

Commission on Teacher Credentialing: http://www.ctc.ca.gov

Policy BONITA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: June 22, 2016 San Dimas, California