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NCRC Data: 01-01-2006 - 02-28-2017
Engaged September 2012
Utah'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) with a focus on creating a more competent, work ready workforce and a stronger local economy.
Utah'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.
Utah’s effort for Utah'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.
By October 2014, Utah will establish successful county leadership teams creating 100% county participation with one third of the counties meeting their certification goals. Our strategy is to create a framework where local area business, education partners, industry associations, and workforce come together to build a sustainable workforce development system making Utah even more competitive in the global marketplace.Read More
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.