Mississippi

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Amite county chart
90%
of goals attained
Clay county chart
96%
of goals attained
Franklin county chart
70%
of goals attained
Hancock county chart
89%
of goals attained
Hinds county chart
91%
of goals attained
Jackson county chart
54%
of goals attained
Jefferson county chart
60%
of goals attained
Lee
Lowndes county chart
94%
of goals attained
Madison county chart
73%
of goals attained
Oktibbeha county chart
89%
of goals attained
Panola county chart
79%
of goals attained
Pike county chart
83%
of goals attained
Rankin county chart
72%
of goals attained
Simpson county chart
87%
of goals attained
Tunica county chart
97%
of goals attained
Walthall county chart
65%
of goals attained
Warren county chart
94%
of goals attained
Wilkinson county chart
78%
of goals attained
Yazoo county chart
49%
of goals attained
Participating
County
Certified
County
Nov '17 Dec '17 Jan '18 Feb '18 Mar '18 Apr '18 Nov '17 Dec '17 Jan '18 Feb '18 Mar '18 Apr '18 1650 839 889 937 1067 1259 1423

Bronze

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459 337 374 397 841 886

Silver

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1040 601 528 462 964 867

Gold

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264 141 164 181 454 338

Platinum

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1 4 40 74 216 177

Number Of Monthly ACT WorkKeys NCRC Earned
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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 April 30, 2018 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through April 30, 2018 , 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.