Senator says capital outlay system needs reforming March 17, 2016

In other business, the commission: … • Approved Resolution 2016-7 requiring the use of ACT job profiles for all positions with the city and adopting the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate for hiring standards for the city.

Sangamon County aims to become a Certified Work Ready Community March 17, 2016

The Q5 Workforce and Education Council of Sangamon County was recently recognized as one of eight in the nation to become a Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC), with certification provided by ACT, which is known for its college entrance exams.

First quarter sales tax revenue continues upward trend March 17, 2016

The Taney County Partnership Workforce Development Task Force/Certified Work Ready Communities steering committee was originally formed to begin work on county certification through the Missouri Department of Economic Development’s CWRC initiative to qualify and quantify workforce skills within the counties’ and state’s labor force.

Chamber Luncheon Focues on Work Ready Network March 17, 2016

Yesterday, the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Strategic Luncheon focused on the CenLA Work Ready Network along with the National Career Readiness Certificate.

Efforts to earn Work Ready Community status now underway March 17, 2016

The clock is officially running for Marion and Ralls counties to complete the steps necessary to be recognized as one of the approximately two dozen Missouri counties that have earned the designation – Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC).

Chariton County certified as a Work Ready Community March 17, 2016

KEYTESVILLE, Mo. – As announced by the Missouri Department of Economic Development, Chariton County has earned status as a Missouri Certified Work Ready Community.

Teamwork helps Barry County earn Certified Work Ready Status March 14, 2016

MONETT, Mo.— The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Barry County has achieved an important national milestone in demonstrating local workforce readiness and has officially been designated as a Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC).

First Students Graduate from Ohio Adult Diploma Program March 08, 2016

Launching the East Arkansas Work Ready Initiative in the county, the Phillips County Workforce Development Taskforce will host an organizational reception this Thursday, March 10 beginning at 10 a.m. at Bailee Mae’s

First students graduate from Ohio Adult Diploma Program March 08, 2016

CLAYTON — Miami Valley Career Technology Center is proud to present the first graduates in the Ohio Adult Diploma Program.

Despite rising high school graduation rates, Lowcountry students aren’t prepared for college or careers March 07, 2016

The TCCC report measures gaps in college and career readiness using student scores on the ACT college entrance exam and WorkKeys test, South Carolina’s new assessments for 11th-graders, which replaced the state’s high school exit exam last spring. Unlike the exit exam, the ACT tests are timed and more rigorous.