Jackson County

Jackson County is a participating Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in earning their certified status.
Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Aug 31, 2018

Goals updated only for participating counties

66%

of goals attained

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 662 170
Current 208 416
Transitioning 736 666
Workforce category not identified +
Goals Actual
Employers Supporting 60

Jackson County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
NCRC
Plus
Emerging High School 110 38 49 17 6 0
College 60 + 35 13 + 0
Current Private 244 42 130 67 5 0
Public 172 44 104 + + 0
Transitioning Adult Education 70 17 41 + + 0
Unemployed 589 211 293 75 10 0
Recent Veteran 7 + + + + 0
Workforce category not identified + + + 0 0 0
Totals 1253 364 655 207 27 0

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 662 170
Current 208 416
Transitioning 736 666
Workforce category not identified +
Goals Actual
Employers Supporting 60 80

Improved ACT NCRC


To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 12 7 0 0
Bronze 13 0 0
Silver 1 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® 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 August 31, 2018 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through August 31, 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.