Cherokee County

Cherokee County is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.
Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Nov 30, 2022

Goals updated only for participating counties

Status History:

Certified: Feb 2016

Maintained 1: Feb 2018

Maintained 2: Jun 2020

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40%

of maintaining goals completed

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Cherokee County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
NCRC
Plus
Emerging High School 1011 292 435 210 74 0
College 50 10 29 11 0 7
Current Private 137 19 70 42 6 9
Public 64 15 31 16 + +
Transitioning Adult Education 5 + + + 0 0
Unemployed 280 69 155 52 + 10
Recent Veteran + 0 0 + 0 0
Workforce category not identified 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 1548 406 723 333 86 29

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

 
 

Employers in Cherokee County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

  • Columbus Telephone Company
  • Labette Community College
  • Cherokee County Economic Development
    Corporation
  • Labette Health
  • American Bank of Baxter Springs
  • ATEC Steel LLC
  • Crossland Heavy Contractors
  • Kingey-Kellum Agency
  • Diversified Sports Technologies LLC
  • CJ Foods Inc.
  • B.E.S.T. Plumbing & Heating Inc.
  • CLASS LTD
  • Medicalodges Columbus
  • Coffeyville Community College - Columbus
    Technical Campus
  • City of Weir KS
  • Williams Diversified Materials Inc.
  • SEK Interlocal 637
  • Baxter Springs USD 508
  • Sleepygirl's Furniture & More
  • Somewhere in Time Antiquities
  • Williams Machine & Tool Company
  • Monarch Pharmacy & Soda Fountain
  • Cowtown Liquor
  • Decade of Wheels
  • Mid America Pipe

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