Howell County

Howell County is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.
Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Jun 30, 2019

Goals updated only for participating counties

69%

of maintaining goals completed

Maintaining Goals

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 306 212
Current 46 235
Transitioning 130 532
Workforce category not identified 0
Goals Actual
Improved Certificates 23 15

Employer Supporting Goals

Employers supporting 73
New and reaffirming employers support goal 61
New and reaffirming employers support actual 18

Howell County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 115 34 63 17 +
College 97 4 53 38 +
Current Private 166 18 91 51 6
Public 69 6 47 16 0
Transitioning Adult Education 7 + + + 0
Unemployed 522 65 323 123 11
Recent Veteran + + 0 + 0
Workforce category not identified 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 979 130 580 249 20

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 Howell County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

  • Community First Banking Company
  • West Plains Grill & Chill
  • West Plains Health Service Inc.
  • Willow Springs School District
  • Willow Spring Chamber of Commerce *
  • Willow Springs Community Foundation *
  • Ozark Independent Living *
  • Mountain View Healthcare *
  • LANDMARK BANK *
  • International Farmers Market *
  • Southwest Baptist University *
  • Mountain View Public Libarary *
  • Opportunity Knocks *
  • FundRaiser Software *
  • Learning Tree *
  • Boys & Girls Club of the Greater West
    Plains Area *
  • R7 Tool *
  • FLO Fitness & Wellness *
  • Landmark Bank *
  • Maco Management *
  • Mountain View Chamber of Commerce *
  • West Vue Inc. *
  • Norman Orr Office Supply *
  • Howell County *
  • Billy Sexton Auctioneers *

* Pending re-affirmation

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  • Community First Banking
    Company
  • West Plains Grill & Chill
  • West Plains Health Service
    Inc.
  • Willow Springs School District
  • Willow Spring Chamber of
    Commerce *
  • Willow Springs Community
    Foundation *
  • Ozark Independent Living *
  • Mountain View Healthcare
  • LANDMARK BANK
  • International Farmers Market *
  • Southwest Baptist University *
  • Mountain View Public Libarary *
  • Opportunity Knocks *
  • FundRaiser Software *
  • Learning Tree *
  • Boys & Girls Club of the
    Greater West Plains Area *
  • R7 Tool *
  • FLO Fitness & Wellness *
  • Landmark Bank
  • Maco Management *
  • Mountain View Chamber of
    Commerce *
  • West Vue Inc. *
  • Norman Orr Office Supply *
  • Howell County *
  • Billy Sexton Auctioneers *
  • Ozark Small Business Incubator *
  • South Central Workforce
    Investment Board *
  • Downtown Antiques *
  • Credit Bureau of Howell County *
  • UPS Store *
  • Colton's Steak House & Grill *
  • Ozark Medical Center *
  • Air Evac Lifeteam *
  • Ozark Action, Inc. *
  • Circle C Western Store *
  • All Pet and Equine Supply *
  • Ozark Cafe *
  • Lakeland Pharmacy #7 *
  • Bailey Chevy *
  • Schwegman Office Supply *
  • Brotherton Propane Inc. *
  • Ozark Log Home Supply *
  • Current Inc. *
  • Print
  • Butler Heating and Air *
  • Earl's Dodge Chrysler Jeep *
  • Lynch Equiipment Co. LLC *
  • Stuff 4 Trucks LLC *
  • West Plains Winnelson Supply *
  • West Plains Pawn & Fine
    Jewlrey *
  • Dan' Auto Service *
  • Cleea's at Home Market *
  • Tony's Tire Service *
  • Brook Haven Healthcare *
  • Show Me Medical Equipment *
  • West Plains Discount Center *
  • HB's Boot Corral *
  • Pruett Home Improvement Inc. *
  • West Plains Door & Building
    Supply *
  • Cawvey''s Electric Motor
    Service *
  • Hibby's Sports Grille *
  • Quality Floors *
  • Donahue REoofing *
  • Ozark Machinery Company *
  • Edgeller & Harper Farm
    Equipment Inc. *
  • Hibbett Sports *
  • Penmac Staffing *
  • Brad Guffey Motors *
  • Meeks Busiling Center-West
    Plains *
  • West Plains Dairy Queen *
  • Bradford Pharmacy *
  • G & W Foods *
  • Auto Zone- West Plains *
  • Green's Furniture *
  • Hirsch Feed and Farm Supply
    Inc. *
  • University of Missouri
    Extension *
  • City of West Plains *
  • City of West Plains
    Administration *
  • West Plains Schools *
  • Greater West Plains Area
    Chamber of Commerce *
  • West Plains Bank and Trust
    Company *
  • Diamond Media *
  • Collins Farms *
  • Willow Springs Auto Parts *
  • CKW ENT LLC/S. Central
    Regional Planning *
  • Miller Accounting *
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    Maintaining Goals

    Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
    Emerging 306 212
    Current 46 235
    Transitioning 130 532
    Workforce category not identified 0
    Goals Actual
    Improved Certificates 23 15

    Employer Supporting Goals

    Employers supporting 73
    New and reaffirming employers support goal 61
    New and reaffirming employers support actual 18

    Howell County

    Service Delivery for ACT WorkKeys NCRC


    Development Department
    david.bossemeyer@westplains.net
    417.256.7176

    Participating High Schools

    West Plains High School
    Show All High Schools

    If you are an employer and want more information on how to access services, please contact:

    City of West Plains, Economic Development Department
    417.256.7176

    Improved ACT NCRC


    To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
    Not Earned 2 1 1 0
    Bronze 9 0 0
    Silver 2 0
    Gold 0

    Legacy NCRC


    Bronze 12
    Silver 48
    Gold 17
    Platinum 1
    Total NCRC 78

    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 June 30, 2019 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through June 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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