Work Ready Communities Staff

ACT® Work Ready Communities is managed by the ACT State Organizations department and provides support to engaged states and counties to implement successful economic development initiatives based on ACT® WorkKeys® tools and products through ACT® Work Ready Communities. For more information about the ACT® Work Ready Communities initiative, please contact:

Tony Garife
Regional Manager

Cheri Tune
Regional Manager

Jasen Jones
Regional Manager

Fred McConnel
Senior Director

Mary Lewis
Program Manager

Lori Baldwin
Program Director

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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