Pottawatomie County

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

Certified: Dec 2016

Maintained 1: Feb 2018

Maintained 2: Apr 2019

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80%

of maintaining goals completed

Maintaining Goals

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 293 563
Current 85 81
Transitioning 143 161
Workforce category not identified 8
Goals Actual
Job Profile 1 0

Pottawatomie County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 561 150 246 115 50
College + 0 + + 0
Current Private 44 12 17 14 +
Public 37 15 15 5 +
Transitioning Adult Education + 0 0 + 0
Unemployed 158 52 77 27 +
Recent Veteran + 0 + 0 +
Workforce category not identified 8 + 4 + 0
Totals 813 231 361 165 56

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.

Employers in Pottawatomie County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

* Pending re-affirmation

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  • Simmer Motel
  • Paramour Coffee
  • Tanya's Piano Studio
  • Loretta's Artisanal Bakery and
    Cafe
  • Wamego Area Chamber of
    Commerce
  • Purple Wave Auction
  • Adventure Time Child Care
  • Wildcat Fitness & Fun
  • Home of the Flint Hills
  • Widgets Family Fun
  • Oz Winery
  • Bluestem Orchard
  • Fox Home Innovations LLC *
  • Onaga Meat Processing *
  • KS StateBank
  • BHS Construction
  • Jamboree Drop-In Daycare *
  • Big Lakes Developmental Center *
  • Champion Teamwear
  • Country Stampede LLC
  • Shilling Construction Company
    Inc.
  • Affordable Electric Inc *
  • Sarto Countertops
  • Dry Clean City
  • Howell Lumber Company *
  • ESB Financial
  • Kaw Valley State Bank
  • Vision Source
  • RW Milling Company
  • Westy Community Care Home Inc *
  • St Marys Computers and
    Printing
  • Florence Corporation
  • Via
  • Kansas Hardwoods *
  • Kansas Premium Meats *
  • Reed Co LLC *
  • Ebert Construction Co Inc
  • Bennington State Bank
  • Friendship House
  • Wamego Title *
  • Musa Brother Supply *
  • Midland Exteriors
  • Brown Chevrolet Buick
  • Print
  • Kaw Valley Exterminator *
  • South 40 Cafe *
  • Peoples State Bank
  • Prairieland Partners
  • Meadowlark Hills
  • Bank of the Flint Hills
  • Green Dot Bioplastics *
  • Sugar Creek Country Store
  • Kleencrew *
  • Community Health Ministry *
  • USD 320 Wamego Schools
  • 4th & Elm Bar and Grill
  • Imagemakers
  • Leiszler Oil *
  • Electrical Concepts Inc *
  • C.R.'s Tire & Automotive *
  • Davcon Trucking *
  • Alternative Air
  • Carley Construction Co Inc
  • Riley Construction Company Inc
  • RF Benchmark Construction *
  • City of Manhattan
  • Little Love Bugs Learning
    Center
  • Senna LLC Brilliant Beginnings
  • Bayer Construction Company Inc
  • Pottawatomie County
  • Pawnee Mental Health Services
  • USD 383 Manhattan/Odgen
    Schools
  • Appletech Design &
    Construction Inc *
  • Advanced Property Management
    Inc *
  • Abbott Workholding Products *
  • Three Rivers Inc
  • R-Tech Tool & Machine
  • Hope Lutheran Early Learning
    Center
  • USD 323 Rock Creek High School
  • Purple Wave Inc
  • Community Healthcare System
    Inc *
  • USD 322
  • Custom Wood Products Inc
  • Midwest Concrete Materials,
    Inc.
  • USD 321
  • Foot Locker Distribution
    Center
  • Midwest Ace Hardware
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    ACT WorkKeys NCRCs Earned

    Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Nov 30, 2019

    Workforce
    Emerging
    (High School/College)
    563
    Current
    (Employed Private/Public)
    81
    Transitioning
    (Adult Ed/Unemployed)
    161
    Workforce category not identified 8
    Actual
    Job Profile This Period 0

    Other Metrics

    Cumulative Job Profiles 1
    Cumulative NCRC for College Credit 0

    Pottawatomie County

    Service Delivery for ACT WorkKeys NCRC


    Pottawatomie County EDC
    jack@ecodevo.com
    785-456-9776

    Participating High Schools

    Wamego High School
    St. Marys High School
    Onaga High School
    Rock Creek High School
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    If you are an employer and want more information on how to access services, please contact:

    Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corp.
    785-456-9776

    Improved ACT NCRC


    To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
    Not Earned 0 1 0 0
    Bronze 0 0 0
    Silver 0 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 November 30, 2019 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through November 30, 2019 , 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.


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