Pottawatomie County Receives Maintenance Work Ready Status From ACT

Pottawatomie County became a Certified Work Ready County in December 2016 and has continued to maintain its certification and add new objectives. Pottawatomie County recently received Maintenance status by continuing programs such as closing skills gaps by helping individuals improve their work readiness skills; conducting job analyses to help companies better leverage the WorkKeys National Career Ready Certificate® (NCRC) in hiring and promotion; and integrating the WorkKeys NCRC as the foundational level in the model of stackable credentials established by the U.S. Department of Labor, to help ensure that local targets are aligned with the skills needed in high demand careers. Pottawatomie County is the first county in the state to achieve this status. The number of certified counties in America is now 200, but only 24 counties in the country have achieved maintenance status. 

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Jack Allston- Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation                      785.456.9776- jack@ecodevo.com

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