7 Delta counties kick off workforce readiness push January 25, 2016

Representatives from seven Delta counties kicked off their combined effort to increase workforce readiness in the region Wednesday.

Innovative High School Breaks New Ground with Career Education January 25, 2016

In response to the skills gap and in an effort to redefine how virtual schools approach career education, K12 is working Destinations Career Academies. In addition to earning a high school diploma, graduates will have the opportunity to earn recognized industry certifications in in-demand fields and will also be prepared for the ACT National Car

Delta says its time to be ‘Work Ready January 25, 2016

The Delta Act Work Ready Community Official Launch, with the theme of Breaking News: The Delta is Changing the Narrative, organized by the Delta Council, is designed to monitor and assess work readiness of specific communities.

‘Make it Less Murky January 13, 2016

Workforce credentials are the new currency of site location success. Competency-based credentials increasingly are being used to complement academic degrees and diplomas as tools with which to assess skills availability.

SectorReady Employer Preview 2016 January 11, 2016

Introduction of the SectorReady framework for career pathways and sector partnerships of employers and stakeholders; learn more online at

Tom Green County Looks to Adopt a Nation Wide Program January 07, 2016

During today's Commissioner's meeting a presentation was made to start the process of making Tom Green County certified as a Work Ready Community.

WCC Announces Extensive Plan For WorkKeys Testing January 05, 2016

Students who need to complete WorkKeys testing have a number of opportunities this month to get it done. Five test sessions are scheduled during January at Wayne Community College.

Floyd County Achieves Skilled Iowa Community Status January 04, 2016

Floyd County has achieved Skilled Iowa Community Status by meeting the metrics for both business commitments and work force certifications.

Business partners with higher ed to get off 'hiring treadmill' December 17, 2015

RoyOMartin is getting on board with an articulation agreement between two Central Louisiana colleges that will lead to more certified workers in manufacturing.

80 needed to take WorkKeys test Persons who pass test will receive $20 December 16, 2015

UNION COUNTY — Some qualified Union County residents can help the county achieve an important economic development goal by taking and passing a test that that will also help them improve their chances of getting a job while earning $20 in the process.