Missouri

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Atchison
37%
of goals attained
Audrain
46%
of goals attained
Benton
65%
of goals attained
Bollinger
93%
of goals attained
Boone
87%
of goals attained
Buchanan
96%
of goals attained
Callaway
76%
of goals attained
Carroll
43%
of goals attained
Cedar
71%
of goals attained
Christian
74%
of goals attained
Clay
88%
of goals attained
Cole
94%
of goals attained
Cooper
93%
of goals attained
Crawford
78%
of goals attained
Dade
61%
of goals attained
Dent
77%
of goals attained
Gasconade
84%
of goals attained
Gentry
44%
of goals attained
Greene
81%
of goals attained
Holt
62%
of goals attained
Howard
56%
of goals attained
Iron
90%
of goals attained
Laclede
55%
of goals attained
Lafayette
22%
of goals attained
Lincoln
41%
of goals attained
Macon
47%
of goals attained
Marion
13%
of goals attained
McDonald
98%
of goals attained
Mississippi
88%
of goals attained
Moniteau
55%
of goals attained
Monroe
49%
of goals attained
Montgomery
43%
of goals attained
New Madrid
51%
of goals attained
Nodaway
72%
of goals attained
Osage
62%
of goals attained
Pemiscot
70%
of goals attained
Perry
98%
of goals attained
Phelps
68%
of goals attained
Pike
32%
of goals attained
Polk
40%
of goals attained
Pulaski
51%
of goals attained
Ralls
12%
of goals attained
Randolph
91%
of goals attained
Ray
Scott
81%
of goals attained
St. Charles
22%
of goals attained
St. Louis
91%
of goals attained
Ste. Genevieve
100%
of goals attained
Stoddard
55%
of goals attained
Warren
63%
of goals attained
Worth
80%
of goals attained
Participating
County
Certified
County
NCRC Levels
  • Platinum248
  • Gold14,896
  • Silver39,717
  • Bronze13,601
Total68,462
Job Profiles Completed 321

NCRC Data: 01-01-2006 - 01-31-2016

Engaged January 2012

Aug '15 Sep '15 Oct '15 Nov '15 Dec '15 Jan '16 Aug '15 Sep '15 Oct '15 Nov '15 Dec '15 Jan '16 3612 2789 2842 2927 2982 3194 3237

Bronze

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175 100 170 261 218 337

Silver

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594 409 584 795 721 891

Gold

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241 172 197 226 225 237

Platinum

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Number Of Monthly NCRC Earned
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65%

75 of 114 counties participating

Number Of Employers Supporting
The Missouri WRC initiative includes a focus on using the NCRC to help translate veteran’s skills to civilian jobs. To date, 6216 Certificates awarded to Missouri Veterans.

About Missouri Certified Work Ready Communities

Missouri’s CWRC initiative is a voluntary effort to align workforce and education to meet the economic needs of the state and local communities. It is guided by key community leaders (elected officials, economic development, business leaders, chambers of commerce, educators and workforce development, in each county).

Missouri’s vision for the Certified Work Ready Communities is to attract, retain, and develop a workforce with education and fundamental skills-Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics, and Locating Information- to succeed in the 21st Century. 

Missouri’s effort for Work Ready Communities will result in strengthening existing businesses, attracting new businesses, growing jobs, and developing a strong talent pipeline for the state’s future growth nationally and globally.  For more information, please visit the Missouri Work Ready Communities website.

Most Improved Counties

  1. 99% Ste. Genevieve
  2. 98% Perry
  3. 97% McDonald
  4. 96% Buchanan
  5. 93% Cole

Certified Counties

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.

Back to ACT Map

This website reports the ACT® 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 National Career Readiness Certificates.


State and national NCRC data runs from January 2006 through January 31, 2016 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through January 31, 2016 , while national job profile data reaches back to 1993. Again, please note that county-level 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.