Jones County

Jones County is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.
Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Feb 29, 2020

Goals updated only for participating counties

Status History:

Certified: Oct 2019

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93%

of maintaining goals completed

Maintaining Goals

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 525 526
Current 341 846
Transitioning 508 785
Workforce category not identified +
Goals Actual
Improved Certificates 139 83

Employer Supporting Goals

Employers supporting 82
New and reaffirming employers support goal 67
New and reaffirming employers support actual 40

Jones County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 97 45 33 10 9
College 429 133 145 93 58
Current Private 611 182 284 113 32
Public 235 72 120 36 7
Transitioning Adult Education 40 18 20 + 0
Unemployed 743 269 386 77 11
Recent Veteran + 0 + + 0
Workforce category not identified + + 0 + 0
Totals 2159 720 989 333 117

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.

Employers in Jones County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

* Pending re-affirmation

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Maintaining Goals

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 525 526
Current 341 846
Transitioning 508 785
Workforce category not identified +
Goals Actual
Improved Certificates 139 83

Employer Supporting Goals

Employers supporting 82
New and reaffirming employers support goal 67
New and reaffirming employers support actual 40

Jones County

Service Delivery for ACT WorkKeys NCRC


Jones College
greg.butler@jcjc.edu
601-477-4113

Participating High Schools

Laurel High School
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If you are an employer and want more information on how to access services, please contact:

Jones College
601-477-4113

Improved ACT NCRC


To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 25 8 0 0
Bronze 45 1 0
Silver 4 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 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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