Updated: November 16, 2019
2019 OPEN HOUSE DATES have been announced!
Students, please remember that you must attend AT LEAST one with a parent or guardian to be considered for the RockATOP program!
*Wear closed toe/closed heel shoes for industry tours. Children under 16 not allowed.*
Fall 2019 Open House Dates:
N O V E M B E R
*Thursday, Nov. 7 at 6pm – Wieland Copper Products
Address: 3990 US-311, Pine Hall, NC 27042
*Saturday, Nov. 16 at 10am – Machine Specialties, Inc. (MSI)
Address: 6511 Franz Warner Pkwy, Whitsett, NC 27377
*Saturday, Nov. 23 at 9am – Pine Hall Brick
Address: 261 Teague Rd., Madison, NC 27025
D E C E M B E R
*Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 6pm – Culp Home Fashions
Address: 7209 US-158, Stokesdale, NC 27357
*Thursday, December 5 at 6pm – Dorada Foods (formerly Keystone Foods)
Address: 122 Equity Dr., Reidsville, NC 27320
*Wednesday, December 11 at 6pm – Henniges Automotive
Address: 226 Watlington Industrial Dr., Reidsville, NC 27320
*Thursday, Dec. 12 at 6pm – ABCO Automation
Address: 6202 Technology Dr., Browns Summit, NC 27214
November 16, 2017
Rockingham County Schools Welcomes a new group of RockATOP Technical Work Group Members. The group met on November 2, 2017. The new group has been assembled to work on a Computer Aided Design Pathway. A listing of the new RockATOP members can be found here. The notes from the November 2nd meeting can be found here.
Semptember 8, 2017
RockATOP produced a video that promotes the nursing pathway that was created by the team last year. Thanks to all who contributed to the production of the video. The video clip can be found here.
RockATOPRockATOP met on February 15, 2017. The team concluded its work on the Nursing Pathway and planned the content of a video that will be used to promote the pathway. Pictured left to right are: Misty Slade HMS Assistant Principal, Chandra Picket, RCC Director of Education Partnerships; Jason Tuggle, MHS Assistant Principal; Eugen Russell, Morehead Hospital Trustee; Christy Hensley, MHS CDC; Beth Smith, IMC; Joy Toms, parent & MHS Counselor; Jennifer Lester, RCC CTE Director; Alicia Parker, Owner of Royalty Adult and Pediatric Care; Nancy Horton, Department Chair of RCC Nursing Program; Allyson Edwards, Health Science Academy Teacher; and Rebecca Sutton, Health Science Academy student. Not pictured are Debra Ziegler, RCS psychologist; Mark Richardson, County Commissioner Chairman, Diane Sawyer, Reidsville Chamber President and Ken Scott, RCS CTE Director. On behalf of RCS, thank you for your diligence in this important work. Click here for the minutes from the February 15th meeting. The Nursing Pathway Plan can be found here.
RockATOP met on November 3, 2016. We welcome new members to the group: Beth Smith, RCS IMC; Alicia Parker, Owner of Royalty Adult & Pediatric Care; Jason Tuggle, MHS Assistant Principal; Misty Slade, HMS Assistant Principal and Rebecca Sutton, MHS student. We were able to make tremendous progress toward rolling out the Nursing Pathway Plan. Read more about our progress here: RockATOP Minutes 11-3-16
RockATOP Team Members met on February 9, 2016. The team made a tremendous amount of progress in determining a set of classes and experiences that would place high school students who are aspiring nurses the best chance of experiencing success within the Nursing Program at RCC and beyond. Click the following link for a working draft of the plan. Nursing Pathway Draft
Welcome new Rock-ATOP members! The Rockingham County Apprenticeship & Technical Opportunities Partnership will create a pathway within the field of Health Science this year. The group will work to create a sequence of RCS and RCC courses as well as work-based learning experiences for Rockingham County Schools’ students that will lead to a promising career in the field of Health Care. Minutes from the November 13th meeting can be found here: RockATOP 11/13/15 Minutes
Rockingham Community College and Rockingham County Schools CTE staff presented at the National Career Pathway Conference in Dallas Texas on October 29th. The team highlighted progress made with the Machining, Automation, and Welding Pathway Plan developed during the 2014-15 School Year.