Catawba County

Catawba County is a participating Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in earning their certified status.
Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Apr 30, 2020

Goals updated only for participating counties

100%

of goals attained

Pending certification. Additional state criteria may be required.
Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 313 4962
Current 96 1487
Transitioning 959 1879
Workforce category not identified 153
Goals Actual
Employers Supporting 110 112

Catawba County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 4793 1059 2476 1008 250
College 169 19 77 70 +
Current Private 980 188 531 226 35
Public 507 130 285 86 6
Transitioning Adult Education 46 13 25 8 0
Unemployed 1818 452 1029 302 35
Recent Veteran 15 + 8 5 0
Workforce category not identified 153 31 81 38 +
Totals 8481 1894 4512 1743 332

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 313 4962
Current 96 1487
Transitioning 959 1879
Workforce category not identified 153
Workforce Goals Actual
Employers
Supporting
110 112

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 47 6 0 0
Bronze 28 1 0
Silver 14 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 April 30, 2020 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through April 30, 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.

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.