Mississippi

Hover over the county name to view its location. Click to view full stats.
state map
Amite county chart
97%
of goals attained
Forrest county chart
90%
of goals attained
Grenada county chart
95%
of goals attained
Issaquena county chart
58%
of goals attained
Jackson county chart
99%
of goals attained
Jefferson county chart
90%
of goals attained
Jones county chart
98%
of goals attained
Lamar county chart
72%
of goals attained
Leake county chart
97%
of goals attained
Lee
Marshall county chart
94%
of goals attained
Sharkey county chart
97%
of goals attained
Tunica county chart
98%
of goals attained
Walthall county chart
100%
of goals attained
Wilkinson county chart
91%
of goals attained
Yazoo county chart
99%
of goals attained
Participating
County
Certified
County
Dec '18 Jan '19 Feb '19 Mar '19 Apr '19 May '19 Dec '18 Jan '19 Feb '19 Mar '19 Apr '19 May '19 2139 2013 2033 2051 2120 2142 2170

Bronze

#cda874

660 767 919 620 1027 750

Silver

#cbccce

620 777 754 575 904 877

Gold

#c9b973

260 310 285 245 450 419

Platinum

#dadfe3

110 113 90 100 168 171

Number Of Monthly ACT WorkKeys NCRC Earned
Clicking an item in the legend above will allow you to filter data. Clicking 'Bronze' will hide it from the chart and clicking again will add it back.
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

Mississippi employers are recognizing the ACT WorkKeys NCRC in support of Work Ready Communities goals

Does your business support job applicants with an ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate?

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


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