Students across the state can now earn credit towards accountability measures and diploma endorsements by successfully completing the ACT WorkKeys® test,
The South Carolina Department of Education recently honored the Aiken County Adult Education Department for awarding more high school diplomas during the 2015-16 school year than any other adult education program in the state….Additionally, seven high schools also re-tested 96 juniors that had previously failed to attain a valuable WorkKeys
Eastman Chemical Co. has used WorkKeys extensively. The move fits with an initiative of the NETWORKS — Sullivan Parntership for the county and its cities to be designated a Work Ready Community through utilization of the WorkKeys by employers
Employers are integral to the Work Ready Community initiative as well as to obtaining the Work Ready Community designation. If you are an employer, your show of support is needed to achieve the designation. Employers can show their support simply by completing an Employer Support Form
A smart effort to boost job skills and get more people into the workforce is moving forward in the Omaha area. The initiative promotes the National Career Readiness Certificate, which helps potential employers see job seekers’ proficiency in math, reading and other topics.
This week the House approved legislation to give students a more direct path to the workforce. I used to be a school teacher and I had many students over the years that really didn't like school, but they loved to work with their hands on the job.This bill would provide students with the option to obtain an ACT National Career Readiness Certificate
Boone, Cooper and Cedar counties have become the latest Missouri counties to earn Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC) status. CWRC is an American College Testing (ACT) designation program that recognizes successful efforts by community, education and business leaders to strengthen workforce training and development.....
: The Beaufort County School District’s adult education program has been awarded $822,000 in performance-based funding, tied to its success with helping students earn diplomas or WorkKeys certificates last year. The program also earned two statewide honors for generating the most WorkKeys certificates in 2015-16, with 511 being awarded to students,
The Mesa County Workforce Center has been certified as the very first Work Ready Community in the state of Colorado. Officials at the Workforce Center say they started working towards this goal about a year ago. Officials say that being a Workforce Ready Community means showing local employers what Mesa County's skilled work force looks like.
A program for job seekers meant to show potential employers that applicants have the skills to do the job got the thumbs-up Thursday from local employers and officials….The initiative is a program intended to help job seekers earn the nationally recognized ACT National Career Readiness Certificate….