MISS-LOU Work Ready Region

The MISS-LOU Work Ready Region launch was held on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 in Natchez, MS. The goal of this grant funded initiative is to help high schools, colleges, professional association, businesses, and government agencies in the region build a stronger workforce. Copah-Lincoln Community College and Central Technical Community College have been providing ACT WorkKeys test sites. The WorkKeys is a job skills assessment system that helps employers select, hire, train, develop, and retrain a high-performance workforce. Successful completion of the assessments in Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information can lead to earning ACT’s National Career Readiness Certificate which is a portable credential earned by more than 2.3 million people across the US. 

Pictured are: (l to r) Delta Regional Authority Executive Director Chris Massengill, Natchez Inc. Executive Director Chandler Russ, Alcorn State University Assistant Vice President for Educational and Community Partnerships Ruth Nichols, and Concordia Economic Development Director Heather Malone

Read more about the event at the Natchez Democrat: Area sets goal for at least 550 workers to receive career ready certificate 9/10/2015

 

Adams County inches closer to it's ACT Work Ready Certification

Read about the progress here: Adams County very close to Work Ready certification 7/17/2016

 

Follow Adams County's Work Ready Progress

Visit this link: http://workreadycommunities.org/MS/001