Howard County

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

Certified: Apr 2021

Official ACT Work Ready Communities Certified badge superscript of a grey circle with the letter I in the middle of it

20%

of maintaining goals completed

chart showing 20% of maintaining goals completed for the county

Howard County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 24 + 12 7 +
College 12 + 7 4 0
Current Private 24 + 10 10 +
Public 4 0 4 0 0
Transitioning Adult Education 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployed 65 16 36 10 +
Recent Veteran + 0 + 0 0
Workforce category not identified + 0 + 0 0
Totals 131 21 71 31 8

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 Howard County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC