Photoflex Donation to CTEP Assists Photo, Video Students

ROP photography classROP students with Photoflex equipment

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education’s Career Technical Education Partnership (CTEP) has received a donation of state-of-the-art Photoflex Professional Lighting Tools for every digital photography and video production classroom in Santa Cruz County.

Watsonville-based Photoflex is a 30-year-old company that provides professional, state-of-the-art lighting tools to the photography and videography industries.

In March, the equipment was installed in Aptos, Renaissance, San Lorenzo Valley, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley, Soquel, Harbor and Watsonville high schools. The Career Technical Education Partnership (CTEP) provides courses in 15 industry areas. The donation provides students real-world job skills while also demonstrating a strong relationship between education and industry for the direct benefit of a future work force. For information about Photoflex, visit or call 831-786-1370.

ROP Expo 2014 student working on Expo poster

Harbor High School’s CTEP Career Expo a Huge Success!

The Career Expo at HHS April 15th was a huge success. We hosted 430 students, 30 professionals and 12 staff members. The conversations were lively and informative and there was a lot of great contact between students and professionals.

The PR director, Georgina Bailey (excellent marketing student) is doing a great job in pre and post show public relations.


Articles above published in the Santa Cruz Sentinel on April 13, 2014

For more information about Career Technical Education Partnership (CTEP), formerly Regional Occupational Program (ROP), visit the CTEP web site at