Adams County

Adams County is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.

Sep 2016

Maintaining (Phase 1)
Oct 2016

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Apr 30, 2017

Goals updated only for participating counties


of maintaining goals completed

Adams County

ACT National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
Emerging High School 119 16 77 26 0 - 0
College 86 18 55 13 0 - 0
Current Private 87 29 49 9 0 - +
Public 52 18 33 + 0 - +
Transitioning Adult Education + 0 + 0 0 - 0
Unemployed 201 77 111 13 0 - 4
Recent Veteran + + 0 0 0 - 0
Workforce category not identified + + + 0 0 - 0
Totals 551 160 329 62 0 - 8

The table above is a detailed breakdown of the same NCRC data presented in the upper right box on this page and represents NCRCs earned or improved throughout the community. All NCRC data is updated monthly.

+ Value less than 4

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Maintaining Goals

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 183 205
Current 35 139
Transitioning 215 204
Totals 433 548
Workforce category not identified +
Total NCRC 551
Goals Actual
Job Profile 3 1

Employer Supporting Goals

Employers supporting 53
New and reaffirming employers support goal 42
New and reaffirming employers support actual 9

Adams County

ACT NCRC/WorkKeys Service Delivery

WIN Job Center - Daniel Purvis
Co-Lin Community College-Angela Witherington
Natchez, Inc. -Alcorn State University

Participating High Schools

Natchez High School
Cathedral School
Trinity Episcopal School
Adams County Christian School
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If you are an employer and want more information on how to access services, please contact:

Natchez Inc - Ruth Nichols

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 11 0 0 0
Bronze 2 0 0
Silver 0 0
Gold 0

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® 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 National Career Readiness Certificates.

State and national NCRC data runs from January 2006 through April 30, 2017 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through April 30, 2017 , while national job profile data reaches back to 1993. Again, please note that county-level 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.