Adult Career Education


North Orange County ROP provides high-quality career education for post-secondary and adult students, preparing them with the knowledge and experience to graduate workforce ready. Taught by industry-experienced instructors, students learn fundamental principles in the classroom and gain clinical experience through rigorous hands-on training in local businesses, offices, and work-sites. Students are able to confidently earn vital certifications and/or state licensures to meet the demands of current labor markets.

North Orange County ROP adult courses are held at Trident Education Center in Anaheim, CA. Students can enroll in a wide range of career pathways to serve communities in northern Orange County and nearby surrounding communities.

North Orange County ROP is part of the North Orange County Regional Consortium, NOCRC – a collaboration with Anaheim Union High School District, Fullerton Joint Union High School District, Garden Grove Unified School District, Los Alamitos Unified School District, North Orange County Community College District, Orange County Department of Education and Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District.

North Orange County ROP courses are accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

North Orange County ROP Adult Education Programs

Our Mission

North Orange County Regional Occupational Program equips and empowers tomorrow’s innovative, civic-minded professionals through career technical education.

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Contact Information




Main Office Address

North Orange County ROP Education Center
385 N. Muller Street
Anaheim, CA 92801

Main Office Hours

Monday - Friday
7:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Campus Address

Trident Education Center
1800 W. Ball Road
Anaheim, CA 92804


North Orange County ROP

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Susana Sosa, MS

Adult CTE Counselor
Daphne Campos

Daphne Campos

Nursing Assistant Program Instructor
Jessica Corona

Jessica Corona

Medical Terminology Instructor
Maria Macias

Maria Macias

Dental Assistant Program Instructor
Anissa Padilla

Anissa Padilla

Medical Assistant Program Instructor
Jenice Garcia

Jenice Garcia

Medical Assistant Program Instructor
Dr. Theresa Fernandez

Dr. Theresa Fernandez

Dental Assistant Program Instructor
Jennifer Pesavento

Dr. Jennifer Pesavento

Administrator, Instructional Programs
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Alfredo Mendoza

Vocational Nurse Program Instructor

Darline Torres-Garcia

Dental Assistant Program Director
Anna Ledbetter

Anna Alcantar

Student Information Assistant, Adult CTE Programs
Dwight DeGuzman

Dwight De Guzman

Vocational Nurse Program Instructor
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Florian Cases

Vocational Nurse Program Instructor

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Vocational Nurse Program Instructor


I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the Adult Career Education (ACE) Program at North Orange County Regional Occupational Program (NOCROP). I am delighted to serve as the Administrator of Instructional Programs for Adult Education and look forward to collaborating with students, instructors, staff, and community members to continue offering robust educational programs, while adding more course sections to better meet our community’s skills, training, and certification needs.

I am an administrator with a student-centered focus who understands that any great accomplishment takes a collective team effort based in a shared vision: to equip and empower adult learners. My team and I look forward creating new partnerships while strengthening existing partnerships to provide you with community, educational, and work-based learning supports to increase positive outcomes for our diverse student population. The ACE Program team is not only dedicated to our students’ successful completion of NOCROP’s training programs, but offers continued support through our students’ transition into the workforce and continuing education.

I am thrilled that you have chosen NOCROP’s ACE Program to pursue training in your career pathway.  Our instructors and staff are dedicated to your success.  Please use this website to learn about our program offerings, for information about how to register, and for the application process.  You are also welcome to reach out to office or counseling staff via phone or personal visit to the Trident Center.  Let NOCROP’s ACE Program be the ace up your career pathway sleeve!