Mesa County

Mesa County is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.

Feb 2017

Maintaining (Phase 1)
Feb 2017

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Jun 30, 2017

Goals updated only for participating counties


of maintaining goals completed

Mesa County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
Emerging High School 758 169 485 103 + - 0
College 46 4 19 22 + - 0
Current Private 276 36 153 86 + - +
Public 200 44 134 22 0 - 0
Transitioning Adult Education 12 + 8 + 0 - 0
Unemployed 1476 322 923 229 + - 7
Recent Veteran 6 + + 4 0 - 0
Workforce category not identified 0 0 0 0 0 - 0
Totals 2774 578 1723 468 + - 8

The table above is a detailed breakdown of the same ACT WorkKeys NCRC data presented in the upper right box on this page and represents ACT WorkKeys NCRCs earned or improved throughout the community. All ACT WorkKeys NCRC data is updated monthly.

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Maintaining Goals

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 582 804
Current 70 476
Transitioning 614 1494
Workforce category not identified 0
Goals Actual
Improved Certificates 187 112

Employer Supporting Goals

Employers supporting 125
New and reaffirming employers support goal 117
New and reaffirming employers support actual 9

Mesa County

Service Delivery for ACT WorkKeys NCRC

Mesa County Workforce Center

Participating High Schools

School District 51:
Palisade High School
Grand Junction High School
Fruita Monument High School
Grand River Academy
Central High School
Mesa County Community School
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Mesa County Workforce Center

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 46 22 1 0
Bronze 32 1 0
Silver 10 0
Gold 0

About ACT

Founded in 1959, ACT is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Iowa City, Iowa, and dedicated to helping people achieve education and workplace success. ACT provides a broad array of assessment, research, information and program management solutions in the areas of education and workforce development.

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This website reports the ACT® WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificates earned at the county and state level and the progress being made by those participating states and counties in the ACT Work Ready Community initiative. This site only represents data stored in the ACT RegiSTAR™ system, a web-based reporting and management tool for ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificates.

State and national ACT WorkKeys NCRC data runs from January 2006 through June 30, 2017 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through June 30, 2017 , while national job profile data reaches back to 1993. Again, please note that county-level ACT WorkKeys NCRC data collection began in January 2012 for WorkKeys Internet Version, and in July 2012 for pencil and paper assessments. State and national certificate totals include historical data prior to 2012.

WorkKeys® assessments are used across the nation, and many states have built their own Career Readiness Certificates based upon WorkKeys assessment results. You will find an asterisk denoting those states. This website will continue to evolve as the first two rounds of participating states give us feedback on what they would like to see -- and based on your feedback, as well.

Please contact us if you have comments, questions or would like to receive more information.