Mississippi

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Amite county chart
97%
of goals attained
Choctaw county chart
100%
of goals attained
Forrest county chart
88%
of goals attained
Franklin county chart
98%
of goals attained
Grenada county chart
68%
of goals attained
Issaquena county chart
57%
of goals attained
Jackson county chart
83%
of goals attained
Jefferson county chart
84%
of goals attained
Jones county chart
98%
of goals attained
Lamar county chart
70%
of goals attained
Leake county chart
95%
of goals attained
Lee
Marshall county chart
94%
of goals attained
Sharkey county chart
95%
of goals attained
Tunica county chart
98%
of goals attained
Walthall county chart
91%
of goals attained
Webster county chart
100%
of goals attained
Wilkinson county chart
85%
of goals attained
Yazoo county chart
82%
of goals attained
Participating
County
Certified
County
Oct '18 Nov '18 Dec '18 Jan '19 Feb '19 Mar '19 Oct '18 Nov '18 Dec '18 Jan '19 Feb '19 Mar '19 2295 1969 1987 2015 2035 2053 2122

Bronze

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1392 685 660 767 919 620

Silver

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1358 592 620 777 754 575

Gold

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619 294 260 310 285 245

Platinum

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309 114 110 113 90 100

Number Of Monthly ACT WorkKeys NCRC Earned
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Number Of Employers Supporting

About Mississippi Work Ready Communities

ACT Certified Work Ready Communities (CWRC) empowers counties and states with process, data and tools deployed in a common workforce development framework to drive economic growth by certifying counties as work ready communities when established goals are attained.

In Mississippi, Adams, Bolivar, Clay, Coahoma, Hinds, Jackson, Leflore, Lincoln, Lowndes, Madison, Oktibbeha, Rankin, Sunflower, Tunica, Warren, Washington, and Yazoo counties are taking part in a county-led initiative to directly engage with the ACT CWRC effort. They are pioneers in leading this initiative in Mississippi.

Think of it as a docking station where all participants plug into the common county-level ACT Certified Work Ready Community criteria as a part of establishing county goals.

The common criteria are based upon the ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (ACT WorkKeys NCRC) and business engagement to create a community-based workforce development process that links, aligns and matches the county's workforce development efforts to the needs of business and industry. The ultimate goal: for all participating counties to achieve certified work ready status.

ACT is leading this national effort and offers a year-long CWRC Academy to help participants share best practices, customize the national implementation framework for their own needs and build career pathways aligned to growth industries.

More on how to engage

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 March 31, 2019 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through March 31, 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.


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.


Please contact us if you have comments, questions or would like to receive more information.