CAREERS IN EDUCATION
Marin County ROP is excited to announce a new course for students interested in careers in Education!
Apply here by December 9: bit.ly/EdCareersApp
ROP Intro to Education Careers is a semester-long course that takes place at Terra Linda High School and is open to high school students countywide. Upon successful completion of the class, students will earn 5.0 high school elective credits.ROP Intro to Education Careers is a career technical education (CTE) course that will provide an overview of different careers in Education, including teaching, counseling, administration, classified support staff, information technology, business operations, special education, etc. The class will host regular guest speakers from these occupations and students will have the opportunity to participate in summer internships and paid employment. More information about the curriculum will be added to this page when available.Schedule:
The class will meet in person at Terra Linda High School, located at 320 Nova Albion Way in San Rafael.The course begins on Thursday, January 5, and runs through Friday, June 9. Classes are held according to Terra Linda High's 7th period schedule, which meets three days per week:
Who Should Apply?- High school students in Marin County who might be interested in a career in Education (you do not need to attend Terra Linda HS to apply)- Students who are passionate about helping others and want to uplift their communities- Students who may be interested in a career in technology, business, human resources, or program management- Students who are interested in internships or employment with schools, districts, and local employers that support youth programsTo apply for the class, please complete the application at the link below by December 9. You will be notified of acceptance by December 15.A program of the Marin County Regional Occupational Program (ROP) and Marin County Office of Education.
- Mondays: 3:00 - 3:50 p.m.
- Tuesdays: 2:15 - 3:45 p.m.
- Thursdays: 2:15 - 3:45 p.m.
John Carroll, Marin County Superintendent of Schools
About the Teacher: Kendra Rose
After completing her bachelor’s degree at UCSD and working in journalism and advertising for a few years, Kendra received her master’s degree in Education from UCSB. In her 14 years of teaching, she taught a range of courses including English, ELD, AVID, and journalism, in addition to being an instructional coach, department chair, and AVID Coordinator. She is currently a teacher librarian at Terra Linda High, while also working on her master’s in Library and Information Science. Kendra loves collaborating with teachers, being a resource for students, and making the library a vibrant hub where students, staff, parents, and community members can connect and learn from one another. She looks forward to sharing her own experiences as an educator and teaching students about a variety of careers in education.