Pottawattamie, Iowa

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

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Mar 31, 2024

Goals updated only for participating counties

19125 Marion 0.50 0.50 us-ia-125 MA 19123 Mahaska 0.50 0.50 us-ia-123 MA 19041 Clay 0.50 0.50 us-ia-041 CL 19141 O'Brien 0.50 0.50 us-ia-141 O' 19151 Pocahontas 0.50 0.50 us-ia-151 PO 19187 Webster 0.50 0.50 us-ia-187 WE 19025 Calhoun 0.55 0.50 us-ia-025 CA 19001 Adair 0.50 0.50 us-ia-001 AD 19175 Union 0.50 0.50 us-ia-175 UN 19115 Louisa 0.46 0.62 us-ia-115 LO 19087 Henry 0.50 0.50 us-ia-087 HE 19183 Washington 0.50 0.50 us-ia-183 WA 19101 Jefferson 0.50 0.50 us-ia-101 JE 19119 Lyon 0.55 0.50 us-ia-119 LY 19143 Osceola 0.50 0.50 us-ia-143 OS 19153 Polk 0.50 0.50 us-ia-153 PO 19015 Boone 0.50 0.50 us-ia-015 BO 19157 Poweshiek 0.50 0.50 us-ia-157 PO 19107 Keokuk 0.50 0.50 us-ia-107 KE 19179 Wapello 0.50 0.50 us-ia-179 WA 19147 Palo Alto 0.50 0.50 us-ia-147 PA 19063 Emmet 0.50 0.50 us-ia-063 EM 19079 Hamilton 0.50 0.50 us-ia-079 HA 19033 Cerro Gordo 0.50 0.50 us-ia-033 CG 19069 Franklin 0.50 0.50 us-ia-069 FR 19169 Story 0.50 0.50 us-ia-169 ST 19047 Crawford 0.50 0.50 us-ia-047 CR 19085 Harrison 0.45 0.50 us-ia-085 HA 19121 Madison 0.50 0.50 us-ia-121 MA 19171 Tama 0.50 0.50 us-ia-171 TA 19013 Black Hawk 0.50 0.50 us-ia-013 BH 19039 Clarke 0.50 0.50 us-ia-039 CL 19011 Benton 0.50 0.50 us-ia-011 BE 19019 Buchanan 0.50 0.50 us-ia-019 BU 19181 Warren 0.50 0.50 us-ia-181 WA 19117 Lucas 0.50 0.50 us-ia-117 LU 19099 Jasper 0.50 0.50 us-ia-099 JA 19003 Adams 0.50 0.50 us-ia-003 AD 19105 Jones 0.50 0.50 us-ia-105 JO 19061 Dubuque 0.38 0.49 us-ia-061 DU 19055 Delaware 0.50 0.50 us-ia-055 DE 19155 Pottawattamie 0.53 0.50 us-ia-155 PO 19137 Montgomery 0.50 0.50 us-ia-137 MO 19029 Cass 0.50 0.50 us-ia-029 CA 19145 Page 0.50 0.50 us-ia-145 PA 19129 Mills 0.50 0.50 us-ia-129 MI 19081 Hancock 0.50 0.50 us-ia-081 HA 19197 Wright 0.50 0.50 us-ia-197 WR 19161 Sac 0.55 0.50 us-ia-161 SA 19027 Carroll 0.50 0.50 us-ia-027 CA 19113 Linn 0.50 0.50 us-ia-113 LI 19017 Bremer 0.50 0.50 us-ia-017 BR 19037 Chickasaw 0.50 0.50 us-ia-037 CH 19067 Floyd 0.50 0.50 us-ia-067 FL 19065 Fayette 0.50 0.50 us-ia-065 FA 19043 Clayton 0.38 0.49 us-ia-043 CL 19189 Winnebago 0.50 0.50 us-ia-189 WI 19195 Worth 0.50 0.50 us-ia-195 WO 19021 Buena Vista 0.50 0.50 us-ia-021 BV 19035 Cherokee 0.50 0.50 us-ia-035 CH 19193 Woodbury 0.55 0.50 us-ia-193 WO 19135 Monroe 0.50 0.50 us-ia-135 MO 19103 Johnson 0.50 0.41 us-ia-103 JO 19177 Van Buren 0.50 0.50 us-ia-177 VB 19111 Lee 0.29 0.39 us-ia-111 LE 19083 Hardin 0.50 0.50 us-ia-083 HA 19127 Marshall 0.50 0.50 us-ia-127 MA 19009 Audubon 0.51 0.50 us-ia-009 AU 19165 Shelby 0.45 0.50 us-ia-165 SH 19031 Cedar 0.50 0.50 us-ia-031 CE 19045 Clinton 0.45 0.46 us-ia-045 CL 19023 Butler 0.50 0.50 us-ia-023 BU 19131 Mitchell 0.50 0.50 us-ia-131 MI 19095 Iowa 0.50 0.50 us-ia-095 IO 19073 Greene 0.50 0.50 us-ia-073 GR 19049 Dallas 0.50 0.50 us-ia-049 DA 19077 Guthrie 0.50 0.50 us-ia-077 GU 19191 Winneshiek 0.50 0.50 us-ia-191 WI 19133 Monona 0.61 0.51 us-ia-133 MO 19093 Ida 0.57 0.58 us-ia-093 ID 19007 Appanoose 0.50 0.50 us-ia-007 AP 19075 Grundy 0.50 0.46 us-ia-075 GR 19059 Dickinson 0.50 0.50 us-ia-059 DI 19139 Muscatine 0.35 0.51 us-ia-139 MU 19173 Taylor 0.50 0.50 us-ia-173 TA 19149 Plymouth 0.50 0.49 us-ia-149 PL 19109 Kossuth 0.50 0.50 us-ia-109 KO 19053 Decatur 0.50 0.50 us-ia-053 DE 19159 Ringgold 0.50 0.51 us-ia-159 RI 19051 Davis 0.50 0.50 us-ia-051 DA 19185 Wayne 0.50 0.50 us-ia-185 WA 19057 Des Moines 0.50 0.39 us-ia-057 DM 19163 Scott 0.47 0.41 us-ia-163 SC 19097 Jackson 0.39 0.53 us-ia-097 JA 19091 Humboldt 0.50 0.50 us-ia-091 HU 19071 Fremont 0.58 0.50 us-ia-071 FR 19167 Sioux 0.57 0.51 us-ia-167 SI 19089 Howard 0.50 0.50 us-ia-089 HO 19005 Allamakee 0.38 0.50 us-ia-005 AL

Status History:

Certified: Nov 2021

4.5 out of 5
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Progress Towards Goals

Pottawattamie is actively engaged in maintaining their status as a Work Ready Community. To do so, they must earn 5 points that prove their ongoing commitment to developing a thriving economy for employers and employees.

Traditional goals 3 Points

Maximum of 4 points possible

Current Goal - 1 points

Emerging Goal - 1 points

Transitioning Goal - 1 points

Optional goals 1 Points

Maximum of 3 points possible

Provide a testimonial or case study - 1 points

Add ACT WorkKeys Curriculum - 0.5 points

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
NCRC
Plus
Emerging High School 3110 836 1499 621 154 0
College 115 10 47 48 10 +
Current Private 710 140 348 189 33 44
Public 381 122 181 63 15 14
Transitioning Adult Education 35 7 17 11 0 0
Unemployed 2077 593 1029 395 60 9
Recent Veteran 18 + + + 0 +
Workforce category not identified + + 0 0 0 0
Totals 6438 1712 3124 1330 272 71
Workforce Total
NCRC
Emerging High School 3110 836 1499 621 154 0
College 115 10 47 48 10 +
Current Private 710 140 348 189 33 44
Public 381 122 181 63 15 14
Transitioning Adult Education 35 7 17 11 0 0
Unemployed 2077 593 1029 395 60 9
Recent Veteran 18 + + + 0 +
Workforce category not identified + + 0 0 0 0
Totals 6438 1712 3124 1330 272 71

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.

+ Value less than 4

ACT WorkKeys NCRCs Earned

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Mar 31, 2024

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 2631 3228
Current
854 1149
Transitioning 1986 2131
Workforce category not identified + 1
Workforce Goals Actual
Employers Supporting 64 128

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 121 21 1 0
Bronze 36 4 1
Silver 29 4
Gold 8

Service Delivery Locations

These are the locations in Pottawattamie County where a job seeker can take the WorkKeys test.

  • Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce

Participating High Schools

These Pottawattamie County high schools help students prepare for and take the WorkKeys test.

  • Abraham Lincoln High School

  • Thomas Jefferson High School

Contact Us

For more information on Pottawattamie County's efforts in the Work Ready program, contact:

Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce

7122565638

 
 
 

Employers in Pottawattamie County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

  • Centris Federal Credit Union
  • gold star icon Council Bluffs Community School District
  • Career EdVantage SWI
  • Treynor State Bank
  • Abraham Lincoln High School
  • Bloomer Elementary School
  • Carter Lake Elementary School
  • College View Elementary School
  • Kirn Middle School
  • Roosevelt Elementary School
  • Woodrow wilson middle school
  • gold star icon Glory Days Sports Bar & Restaurant
  • The Porch
  • Pinnacle Bank
  • Dingman's Collision Center
  • Pave LLC
  • Chesterman Co. Coca Cola
  • TC Properties LLC
  • CHI Health at Home
  • CHI Health Company Care - Mercy Council
    Bluffs
  • CHI Health Company Care - Millard
  • CHI Health Clinic Cardiology (Mercy
    Council Bluffs)
  • gold star icon Midlands Living Center LLC
  • Omni Dental Centre
  • Heartland Properties Inc

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