Forrest County

Forrest County is a participating Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in earning their certified status.
Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Mar 31, 2020

Goals updated only for participating counties

Status History:

93%

of goals attained

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 304 555
Current 372 563
Transitioning 584 904
Workforce category not identified +
Goals Actual
Employers Supporting 157 65

Forrest County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 329 120 115 64 30
College 226 55 98 47 26
Current Private 315 84 164 55 12
Public 248 77 126 37 8
Transitioning Adult Education 266 171 77 17 +
Unemployed 630 211 333 69 17
Recent Veteran 8 4 4 0 0
Workforce category not identified + + 0 0 0
Totals 2024 724 917 289 94

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

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Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 304 555
Current 372 563
Transitioning 584 904
Workforce category not identified +
Goals Actual
Employers
Supporting
157 65

Improved ACT NCRC


To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 42 11 0 0
Bronze 31 1 0
Silver 3 0
Gold 6

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® 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, 2020 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through March 31, 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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