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 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.

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

“All the educators and staff that I’ve interacted with expressed nothing but the want for my peers and me to succeed and thrive in the medical field.”

Darrin Gadaingan, Vocational Nurse Training Program Graduate


North Orange County ROP

Ligia Hallstrom

Dr. Ligia Hallstrom

Administrator, Instructional Programs
Lulu Amador

Lulu Amador

Instructional Coach
Jessica Becerra

Jessica Becerra

Student Information Assistant
Son Kim

Son Kim

Adult Education Program Specialist
Kim Mai

Kim Mai

Student Information Technician
VN Director

Lianne Matthews, DHSc, RN

Vocational Nurse Training Program Director
Nicole Miller

Nicole Miller

Career Technical Education Counselor
Natasha Perera

Natasha Perera

Special Programs/Grant Liaison