Gregg County

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

Certified
Sep 2015

Maintaining (Phase 1)
Jun 2016

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to May 31, 2017

Goals updated only for participating counties

89%

of maintaining goals completed

Gregg County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Not
Earned
NCRC
Plus
Emerging High School 604 127 371 104 + - 0
College 200 15 131 54 0 - 0
Current Private 865 142 464 252 7 - +
Public 613 130 383 99 + - +
Transitioning Adult Education 20 9 10 + 0 - 0
Unemployed 2365 537 1458 367 + - +
Recent Veteran 11 0 9 + 0 - +
Workforce category not identified 8 + 5 0 0 - 0
Totals 4686 963 2831 879 + - 6

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

Texas employers in Gregg County are recognizing the ACT WorkKeys NCRC in support of this County achieving its goals

* = Employer has re-affirmed their support.

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  • White Oak Economic Develoment
    Corporation
  • Longview Economic Development
  • National Coil Company
  • Southwest Steel Casting
    Company LLC
  • Norris Cylinder
  • Goodwill of East Texas
  • Heartisans Marketplace
  • Closure Systems International
  • Westlake Chemical
  • Russell & Sons Construction
  • Longview Chamber of Commerce
  • Kilgore ISD
  • STEMCO
  • AAON Coil Products Inc.
  • Bancorp South Longview
  • Kilgore College
  • Cleveland Steel Container
  • WeldCal LLC
  • Kilgore Chamber of Commerce
  • Cox Construction Company
  • Forbes & Butler Visual
    Communications Inc.
  • Encore Multimedia
  • Network Communications
  • Spherion Staffing
  • LF Staffing
  • Labor Ready
  • Elwood Staffing
  • Sam Dunn Enterprises Inc.
  • East Texas Literacy Council
  • iClass Pro Inc.
  • Haute Goat Creamery
  • Habitat for Humanity Longview
  • GenPak LLC
  • Custom Machine Services
  • Diagnostic Clinic of Longview
  • Advance'd Temporaries Inc.
  • Turn-Tex Machine & Tool Inc.
  • Holt Cat
  • Longview Scrap & Metal
  • Texas Iron and Steel
  • Scan Tech Instruments
  • Citizen Shipper
  • Womens Center of East Texas
  • The Made-Rite Company
  • Kelly Services
  • Good Shepherd Medical Center
  • Longview Public Library
  • East Texas Regional Airport
  • DORS Community Services
  • West Machine & Tool Inc
  • Zeftronics
  • Stuart Hose and Pipe
  • Strathmore Products
  • Yamaha/Skeeter Products Inc
  • Great American Coil
  • Hudson Printing
  • HatCo
  • Flint Hills
  • Express Professionals
  • DARS
  • Cleveland Steel Container
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    Maintaining Goals

    Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
    Emerging 524 804
    Current 78 1478
    Transitioning 808 2396
    Totals 1410 4678
    Workforce category not identified 8
    Total NCRC 4686
    Goals Actual
    Improved Certificates 0 0

    Employer Supporting Goals

    Employers supporting 115
    New and reaffirming employers support goal 105
    New and reaffirming employers support actual 25

    Gregg County

    Service Delivery for ACT WorkKeys NCRC


    Longview EDC
    kelly@longviewusa.com
    903-753-7878
    East Texas Workforce Solutions
    sheryl.driggers@easttexasworkforce.org
    903-753-1783
    Kilgore College-Longview & Kilgore College Kilgore
    mwoodruff@kilgore.edu
    (903) 983-8287

    Participating High Schools

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

    Longview EDC
    903-753-7878

    Improved ACT NCRC


    To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
    Not Earned 23 6 0 0
    Bronze 66 19 0
    Silver 22 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 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.