Cherokee County

Cherokee County is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.
Status History:

Certified: Feb 2016

Maintained 1: Feb 2018

Maintained 2: Jun 2020

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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 726 199 328 142 57 0
College 50 10 29 11 0 7
Current Private 130 15 70 40 5 9
Public 56 11 29 14 + +
Transitioning Adult Education 5 + + + 0 0
Unemployed 261 59 147 51 4 10
Recent Veteran + 0 0 + 0 0
Workforce category not identified 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 1229 295 606 260 68 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

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  • CBW Bank
  • R&J's Liquor
  • Mid America Pipe
  • Decade of Wheels
  • Cowtown Liquor
  • Monarch Pharmacy & Soda
    Fountain
  • Williams Machine & Tool
    Company
  • King Louie America Llc
  • Columbus Chamber of Commerce
  • Somewhere in Time Antiquities
  • Sleepygirl's Furniture & More
  • City of Columbus
  • Baxter Springs USD 508
  • SEK Interlocal 637
  • Williams Diversified Materials
    Inc.
  • City of Weir KS
  • Bagcraft Packaging
  • Coffeyville Community College
    - Columbus Technical Campus
  • Medicalodges Columbus
  • D1 Resources
  • CLASS LTD
  • KissTECH LLC.
  • B.E.S.T. Plumbing & Heating
    Inc.
  • USD 247
  • CJ Foods Inc.
  • 4-State Printing
  • DeAnn Auman Hill CPA
  • Riverton USD 404
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  • Crossland Construction Company
    Inc.
  • Spring River Mental Health &
    Wellness Inc.
  • Farmers Cooperative
    Association
  • Cherokee County Extension
  • Crossland Construction
  • Southeast Kansas Community
    Action Program Inc.
  • Midwest Color Graphics
  • Diversified Sports
    Technologies LLC
  • Kingey-Kellum Agency
  • Crossland Heavy Contractors
  • Jayhawk Fine Chemical
  • ATEC Steel LLC
  • American Bank of Baxter
    Springs
  • Labette Health
  • USD 506 Labette County
  • Hilderbrand Agency LLC
  • Galena School District
  • Cherokee County
  • The Empire District Electric
    Company
  • Jay Hatfield Chevrolet Buick
    Inc.
  • Columbus USD 493
  • Cherokee County Economic
    Development Corporation
  • Columbus News Report
  • Labette Community College
  • CST Storage
  • KMT Waterjet
  • Mr.
  • Columbus Telephone Company
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