Ascension Parish

Ascension Parish is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.
Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Aug 31, 2020

Goals updated only for participating parishes

Status History:

Certified: Oct 2019

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of maintaining goals completed

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Maintaining Goals

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging green check mark 1012 1995
Current green check mark 142 316
Transitioning 404 375
Workforce category not identified +
Goals Actual
Improved Certificates 274 378

Employer Supporting Goals

Employers supporting
superscript of grey circle with letter I New and reaffirming employers support goal 56
superscript of grey circle with letter I New and reaffirming employers support actual 7

Ascension Parish

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
Emerging High School 1974 608 1063 233 70
College 21 + 9 8 +
Current Private 203 32 76 60 35
Public 113 17 75 18 +
Transitioning Adult Education + + 0 0 0
Unemployed 373 110 198 52 13
Recent Veteran + 0 + 0 0
Workforce category not identified + + 0 0 0
Totals 2687 772 1422 371 122

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 Ascension Parish recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

  • Iron Workers Union
  • Hughes Insurance Services
  • Ardent Services
  • Structural
  • Moore Industries
  • Starlite Espresso Cafe
  • Elle Hair Studio LLC.
  • Bourque Chiropractic
  • BASF
  • Marty's Lawn Service
  • Black Vanity
  • Adam McCarty - State Farm Insurance
  • Notary Light in Transit
  • Sharon Hebert & Associates
  • Game On Closeouts
  • The Advocate Newspaper Business Offices
  • Louisiana Federal Credit Union
  • Beard Logistics
  • Ascension Parish Library
  • OLOL Physicians Group
  • Lofton Staffing & Security Services
  • Economy Brick Sales
  • On-Site Medical Solutions
  • Kajun Martial Arts
  • iLoveKickboxing - Gonzales

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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 August 31, 2020 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through August 31, 2020 , 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.

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