Northampton County

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

Goals updated only for participating counties

Status History:

Certified: Apr 2017

95%

of maintaining goals completed

Maintaining Goals

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 200 534
Current 35 108
Transitioning 246 221
Workforce category not identified 4
Goals Actual
Improved Certificates 33 36

Employer Supporting Goals

Employers supporting
New and reaffirming employers support goal 19
New and reaffirming employers support actual 16

Northampton County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 484 172 264 43 5
College 50 4 29 15 +
Current Private 62 14 39 7 +
Public 46 19 23 4 0
Transitioning Adult Education 9 + 5 + 0
Unemployed 212 81 111 17 +
Recent Veteran 0 0 0 0 0
Workforce category not identified 4 + + 0 0
Totals 867 295 473 87 12

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.

+ Value less than 4

Employers in Northampton County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC


* Pending re-affirmation

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Maintaining Goals

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 200 534
Current 35 108
Transitioning 246 221
Workforce category not identified 4
Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Improved Certificates 33 36

Employer Supporting Goals

Employers supporting 26
New and reaffirming employers support goal 19
New and reaffirming employers support actual 22

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 5 3 0 0
Bronze 23 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 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.