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Certified Work Ready Program success October 05, 2016

"I don't understand why every business small, medium, large wouldn't use this program," said Guy Voltz, Cell Phone Medics. Guy Voltz with Cell Phone Medics is a big fan of Certified Work Ready Program. He's used it to fill several jobs, including hiring Kelsey Lucas.

Gov. Nixon announces St. Francis daycare grant October 05, 2016

The governor also congratulated local business leaders and government officials on Nodaway County’s recently granted status as a Certified Work Ready Community....

Entire State of South Carolina Declared ‘Work Ready’ October 04, 2016

All 46 South Carolina counties have met the workforce and education goals required to be fully certified as “work ready.”

LBW Luverne Center offers Ready to Work Program September 20, 2016

Successful graduates of the program will receive an Alabama Certified ... as well as a National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) allowing them to ...

Communities Across the State Signal They Are Open for Business September 20, 2016

Communities across the state are working to shift this discussion with those in Eastern North Carolina leading the way. NCWorks Certified Work Ready Communities (CWRC) launched in response to this growing skills gap.

County deemed ‘Work Ready’ September 20, 2016

: In a special presentation held Thursday at the Arcadia Valley Career Tech Center, the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED), announced that Iron County has achieved official designation as a Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC).

ACT, Greater Jackson Alliance work together to hire students after high school September 14, 2016

Jackson will be the first in the state to test for the National Career Readiness Certificate. Students can earn a bronze, silver, gold or platinum certificate.

County deemed 'Work Ready' September 14, 2016

Jay Nixon congratulating Iron County in having achieved official designation as a Certified Work Ready Community. Downing was part of a special ...

Yreka Adult School open house will showcase its 2016-17 year September 14, 2016

See how students can prepare for the National Career Readiness Certificate and other vocational certifications. Other opportunities the school offers ...

Sumter County becomes first in Alabama to earn ACT Work Ready Community designation September 14, 2016

Sumter County has just become the first county in Alabama to be certified an ACT Work Ready Community through the efforts of a task force led by the ...

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


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