The CWRC/NCRC E-Newsletter is designed to provide stakeholders with a condensed summary of the most current information, events, and data related to Certified Work Ready Communities (CWRC) the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) efforts across the state.
Latest News! * ACT's inside sales force will soon be working with state and local partners to market to high schools, community colleges, and employers with the goal of increasing the use of WorKeys and the NCRC statewide.
* Soft Skills assessment NOW available, contact your local point of contact and/or WorkSource office.
Letters of Support Across the State
Stelcor Energy LLC (Clackamas)
Vision Plastics Inc (Portland)
Response to Nature Inc. (Sisters)
Focus 1 Insurance Group, Inc. (Medford)
Good Seed Bagel (Baker City)
Oregon Dept. of Agriculture (Salem)
Meduri Farms Inc (Dallas)
Oregon Youth Authority (Salem)
1,828 Employers Prefer and Recognize the NCRC
Department o of Land Conservation and Development (Salem)
CCWD, Lane Workforce Partnership and ECCO High School Presented at the COSA 2014 Oregon Summer AssessmentConference in Eugene on August 8th, 2014.
The presentation addressed the state board approved WorkKeys assessments for meeting the essential skills requirements in reading and math. It also communicated the overall value of the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) for students whom will be graduating, entering the labor force, and attending college. The Early College and Career Option (ECCO) 4J High School presented information on the adoption, implementation and evaluation of using the WorkKeys and the NCRC. The presentation was prepared and delivered by ECCO students; Learning Specialist, Jennifer King; Business Services Coordinator at Lane Workforce Partnership, Robin Onaclea Scott; and Workforce Initiative Manager,Todd Nell.
To view the presentation delivered at the COSA AssessmentConference see the link below.
The Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development (CCWD) has contracted Wahoo Films to provide video production services for the CWRC and NCRC statewide efforts. Video productions will feature Oregon WorkSource offices, employers, job applicants, high schools, community colleges, and chamber of commerce among many others statewide.
In addition, CCWD has contracted Turtledove Clemens Marketing Communications. The company is known for their strengths in creative thinking and idea engineering. Turtledove Clemens will drive the statewide marketing strategy and implementation.