Resources list: High school ROPs, community college CTEs

The Fresno BeeMarch 25, 2014 

CART project

Skyler Therrien, 17, explains a mock crime scene that was part of his project showcase at CART in Clovis on Jan 16, 2014. The project involved a hit and run scenario that turned into a homocide.

MARK CROSSE — Fresno Bee Staff Photo Buy Photo

Regional Occupation Programs

Central Unified School District
Contact: Paul Birrell
Phone: (559) 274-4700, ext. 147
Email: pbirrell@centralusd.k12.ca.us
Classes: Criminal justice, sports medicine/fitness, automotive technology, athletic training, auto collision repair

Clovis Unified School District
Contact: Gregory Lomack
Phone: (559) 327-9150, ext. 538
Email: GregoryLomack@cusd.com
Classes: Careers in education, child development and education, medical careers, theater production, sports medicine/fitness

Chowchilla Union High School District
Contact: Mary Whited
Phone: (209) 381-6677
Email: mwhited@mcoe.org
Classes: Art and history of floral design (agriculture), welding and fabrication technology I/II (agriculture), business and marketing occupations I/II, computer accounting

Coalinga-Huron Joint Unified School District
Contact: Margo Perkins
Phone: (559) 935-7520
Email: mperkins@chusd.k12.ca.us
Classes: Culinary arts, ag welding and metal fabrication, criminal investigation, criminal justice, multimedia communications

Corcoran Unified School District
Contact: Margie Newton
Phone: (559) 589-7026
Email: mnewton@kings.k12.ca.us
Classes: Medical terminology, careers in education, art and metal design, health occupations, digital communications

Fresno Unified School District
Contact: Kristen Boroski
Phone: (559) 248-7460
Email: kristen.boroski@fresnounified.org
Classes: Small business management, medical careers, nursing services, engine technology, virtual enterprise

Fresno County Office of Education
Contact: Valerie Vuicich
Phone: (559) 497-3860
Email: vvuicich@fcoe.org
Classes: Medical careers, small business management, criminal justice, careers in education, athletic training

Hanford Joint Union High School District
Contact: Margie Newton
Phone: (559) 589-7026
Email: mnewton@kings.k12.ca.us
Classes: Word processing 1, ag mechanics 1, auto beginning, health occupations 1, woodshop-advanced

Kerman Unified School District
Contact: Jim Volkoff
Phone: (559) 842-3501
Email: jim.volkoff@kermanusd.com
Classes: Small business management, athletic training, construction technology, criminal investigation, culinary arts

Kings County Office of Education
Contact: Margie Newton
Phone: (559) 589-7026
Email: mnewton@kings.k12.ca.us
Classes: Public safety, health occupations, virtual enterprise, welding and construction, medical terminology

Lemoore Union High School District
Contact: Margie Newton
Phone: (559) 589-7026
Email: mnewton@kings.k12.ca.us
Classes: Virtual enterprise, health occupations, sports medicine, culinary arts, web design/multimedia design

Madera Unified School District
Contact: Shirley Woods
Phone: (559) 675-4425
Email: woods_s@madera.k12.ca.us
Classes: Sports medicine/fitness, criminal justice, nursing careers, medical careers, diesel engine technology

Madera County Office of Education
Contact: Leslie Neumeier
Phone: (559) 664-1600
Email: lneumeier@maderacoe.us
Classes: Construction technology, careers in criminal justice, art & design, child development & education

Mendota Unified School District
Contact: Vanessa Villar-Covarrubias
Phone: (559) 655-1993
Email: vvillar@mendotausd.k12.ca.us
Classes: Auto systems technology, ag construction and maintenance, art and history of floral design, oxyacetylene welding

Sanger Unified School District
Contact: Deborah Marvin-Deeter
Phone: (559) 876-2122
Email: dmarvin@valleyrop.net
Classes: Nursing, digital photography and video, criminal justice, ag mechanics, careers with children

Tulare Joint Union High School District
Contact: Jeff Brown
Phone: (559) 568-3428
Email: jeffbrown@portervilleschools.org
Classes: Certified nursing assistant, small engine repair (ag), introduction to health careers, floral culture, ag mechanics

Visalia Unified School District
Contact: Jeff Brown
Phone: (559) 568-3428
Email: jeffbrown@portervilleschools.org
Classes: Graphic arts, sports therapy, virtual enterprise, photography, certified nursing assistant

Community college CTE programs

Fresno City College
Contact: Natalie Culver-Dockins
Phone: (559) 265-5760
Email: natalie.culver-dockins@fresnocitycollege.edu
Programs: Accounting, air conditioning, basic police academy, archaeology technician, architecture, automotive technology, broker/sales clerks, building and safety code administration, business management, child development, clerical training, commercial music, computer-aided drafting, construction, criminology, culinary arts, dietetic services supervisor, electrical systems technology, escrow, fire technology, food and nutrition, graphic communications, housing management, drug and alcohol abuse counseling, social work, legal office professional, library technology, marketing, medical office professional, paralegal, photography, sign language interpreting, studio art, surgical technology, teacher aide, web developer, welding technology, wind turbine technology, tax preparer, bookkeeping, cargo and freight agents.

College of the Sequoias
Contact: Louann Waldner, dean of CTE
Phone: (559)688-3027
Email: louannw@cos.edu
Programs: Agriculture certificates, business, industrial technology, journalism, nursing, sports medicine/athletic trainer, social sciences, basic police academy, fire technology

Reedley College
Phone: (559) 638-3641
Automotive Technology: Irenio Garza, ext. 3479; Rudy Guzman, ext. 3292; Glenn Ogawa ext. 3251 Aviation Maintenance Technology: Jason Asman, ext. 3243, jason.asman@reedleycollege.edu; David Richey, ext. 3318, david.richey@reedleycollege.edu; Keith Zielke, ext. 3474, keith.zielke@reedleycollege.edu.
Dental assisting: (559) 638-0370
Forestry: Kent Kinny, (559) 638-0310
Manufacturing: David Tikkanen, ext. 3313; Robert Fransen, ext. 3253
Mechanized agriculture (equipment service technician program): Gary Wenter, Nicholas Deftereos or Larry Dinis, (559) 638-0310
Nursing assistant training: Christina Buzo, ext. 3306; Sarina Torres, ext. 3444
Other programs: Plant science, accounting, agriculture, business administration, child development, criminology, human services, information systems, natural resources, office technology.

— Compiled by Angela Sasaki and Brianna Vaccari

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