Craven County

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

Aug 2015

Maintaining (Phase 1)
Aug 2016

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Apr 30, 2017

Goals updated only for participating counties


of maintaining goals completed

Craven County

ACT National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
Emerging High School 1753 263 1104 375 11 - 0
College 76 + 37 36 0 - 0
Current Private 523 63 298 161 + - 0
Public 255 43 137 74 + - 0
Transitioning Adult Education 175 10 115 50 0 - 0
Unemployed 446 101 259 86 0 - 0
Recent Veteran 95 5 42 47 + - 0
Workforce category not identified 11 4 6 + 0 - 0
Totals 3334 492 1998 830 + - 0

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 462 1829
Current 97 778
Transitioning 880 716
Totals 1439 3323
Workforce category not identified 11
Total NCRC 3334
Goals Actual
Improved Certificates 51 20

Employer Supporting Goals

Employers supporting 120
New and reaffirming employers support goal 59
New and reaffirming employers support actual 72

Craven County

ACT NCRC/WorkKeys Service Delivery

Craven County Schools

Participating High Schools

Havelock High School
New Bern High School
West Craven High School
Craven Early College
Early College EAST
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If you are an employer and want more information on how to access services, please contact:

Eastern Carolina Workforce Development Board

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 6 4 0 0
Bronze 5 0 0
Silver 5 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.