Oregon

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Benton
69%
of goals attained
Clackamas
97%
of goals attained
Columbia
76%
of goals attained
Coos
61%
of goals attained
Curry
23%
of goals attained
Gilliam
36%
of goals attained
Grant
58%
of goals attained
Harney
40%
of goals attained
Hood River
91%
of goals attained
Klamath
63%
of goals attained
Lake
50%
of goals attained
Lincoln
61%
of goals attained
Linn
97%
of goals attained
Malheur
93%
of goals attained
Morrow
47%
of goals attained
Multnomah
99%
of goals attained
Polk
96%
of goals attained
Sherman
43%
of goals attained
Tillamook
79%
of goals attained
Umatilla
91%
of goals attained
Wallowa
48%
of goals attained
Washington
100%
of goals attained
Wheeler
15%
of goals attained
Yamhill
79%
of goals attained
Participating
County
Certified
County
ACT WorkKeys NCRC Levels
  • Platinum609
  • Gold18,626
  • Silver34,134
  • Bronze9,308
Total62,677
Job Profiles Completed 82

ACT WorkKeys NCRC Data: 01-01-2006 - 05-31-2017

Engaged January 2012

Dec '16 Jan '17 Feb '17 Mar '17 Apr '17 May '17 Dec '16 Jan '17 Feb '17 Mar '17 Apr '17 May '17 2673 2731 2731 2736 2742 2743 2743

Bronze

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133 105 138 219 119 154

Silver

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353 271 401 666 331 427

Gold

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145 81 172 284 117 140

Platinum

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3 3 5 7 1 1

Number Of Monthly ACT WorkKeys NCRC Earned
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100%

36 of 36 counties participating

Number Of Employers Supporting

About Oregon Certified Work Ready Communities

The Certified Work Ready Communities (CWRC) initiative is a key economic development tool to prepare Oregon's workforce for tomorrow's industries and market Oregon's skilled workforce as a competitive advantage for business. Participating in this initiative helps unify and align Oregon's education, workforce and economic development strategies – which ultimately creates jobs, makes businesses more competitive, and attracts new businesses to the state.

The CWRC program works in concert with the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), and serves as a validating tool that a community has a skilled labor force for targeted industries.
Governor Kitzhaber has identified the National Career Readiness Certificate as one of his administration's key workforce development strategies, and the NCRC was built into one of his first five economic development initiatives. Oregon has already embraced integrating the NCRC into statewide efforts to grow the economy, and CWRC expands on that approach.

Oregon's CWRC effort focuses on county and regional certifications to strengthen and support "labor sheds" that reach beyond single county boundaries.
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Most Improved Counties

  1. 100% Washington
  2. 99% Multnomah
  3. 97% Linn
  4. 97% Clackamas
  5. 96% Polk

Certified Counties

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 May 31, 2017 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through May 31, 2017 , 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.