Meet our Teachers

Medical Careers

Experience: Gail Enmark began her career as a Medical Assistant for an OB/GYN office, then went back to school to pursue a career in dentistry. In 1997 Gail joined our teaching staff at Shasta-Trinity ROP. She taught Dental Assisting and the Registered Dental Assistant preparation class. More recently, Gail began teaching the Patient Care Tech and Medical Assistant Program. Having parented two sons and worked with high school students for many years, Gail enjoys the self-discovery phase of teen development. She is proud to be part of the journey a young person takes during high school to learn what they love and what they don't.

Restaurant Occupations

Education: University of California, San Diego - CTE Teaching Credential in Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

Experience: Holly came to ROP in 1986 with five years of restaurant experience. She started as an assistant in the ROP Restaurant Occupations program and became the program instructor in 2010. She is a Certified Food Safety Manager (NRFSP) and an administrator of the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals Food Safety Manager Certification & Food Handler certification exams. She has enjoyed externship opportunities at C.R. Gibbs, Holiday Inn, The Vista's Assisted Living, and 808 Bistro to name a few. Holly's goal is to assure each student the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge needed for success in the culinary industry and throughout their lives.

Automotive Technology &

Smog Certification

Education: A.A. from Santa Rosa College, Teaching Credential from University of California, Berkeley

Experience: Ed is a military veteran with four years active service and seven years inactive reserve. He worked in the automotive industry for 25 years and has been a teacher for 15 years joining the ROP staff in 2004. Ed is very excited to be adding a new class in Smog Certification this year.

Peggy Porter

Administration of Justice

Education: San Jose State University - BA in Sociology with concentrations in Criminology and Family and BS in Criminal Justice Administration.

Experience: Peggy has joined ROP after retiring from 19 years of experience in law enforcement. She began her career as a police officer with the Salinas Police Department and moved to the Redding Police Department where she served this community as a police officer for 17 years. During her career, she was an instructor on the Defensive Tactics Team, a member of the Traffic Resource Team, and a School Resource Officer. She excelled as a Crime Scene Investigator with over 15 years experience as a member of the ID Tech Team with the Redding Police Department. She is excited to bring her law enforcement experience to the students at ROP as the instructor for Administration of Justice Program.

Child Psychology & Careers with Children

Education: California State University, East Bay - BS in Liberal Studies. University of California, San Diego - CTE Teaching Credential in Education, Child Development & Family Services

Experience: Prior to coming to ROP, Kali worked as a pre-K teacher and had several years of experience working with young children at a preschool. She has a bachelor's degree in liberal studies from CSU, East Bay. She started working for ROP in 2017. Kali is an outstanding new teacher for us and has been improving our successful program with her curriculum preparation.

Raimund Schulze




Nick Sperou

Firefighter Training & Public Safety

Education: Associate in Arts Degree from Shasta College, Credential from San Diego County Office of Education

Experience: Nick graduated from a program similar to ROP when he was in high school, he then went on to work for Cal Fire for a couple seasons. Nick has been a member of Shasta County Fire for the past 6 years and continues to run calls with Bella Vista Fire Department. Nick is a certified EMT, State Fire Marshal instructor, CSTI instructor and ESCI instructor. Nick taught at Shasta College for 4 years before coming to ROP. Nick is excited to bring his knowledge to ROP and teach the next generation.