Mississippi

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Covington county chart
99%
of goals attained
DeSoto county chart
81%
of goals attained
Forrest county chart
93%
of goals attained
Grenada county chart
100%
of goals attained
Harrison county chart
99%
of goals attained
Issaquena county chart
62%
of goals attained
Lamar county chart
85%
of goals attained
Lee
Marion county chart
84%
of goals attained
Marshall county chart
97%
of goals attained
Montgomery county chart
88%
of goals attained
Quitman county chart
97%
of goals attained
Scott county chart
85%
of goals attained
Smith county chart
99%
of goals attained
Tate county chart
91%
of goals attained
Wilkinson county chart
94%
of goals attained
Participating
County
Certified
County
Sep '19 Oct '19 Nov '19 Dec '19 Jan '20 Feb '20 Sep '19 Oct '19 Nov '19 Dec '19 Jan '20 Feb '20 2442 2290 2325 2343 2360 2374 2382

Bronze

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568 1033 758 448 579 679

Silver

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546 1172 705 456 505 747

Gold

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251 599 297 216 224 385

Platinum

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120 307 147 104 91 193

Number Of Monthly ACT WorkKeys NCRC Earned
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Number Of Employers Supporting

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 February 29, 2020 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through February 29, 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.


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