Essential foundational skills matter when it comes to stackable credentials. ACT data research indicates that using WorkKeys for readiness, improves individual success in credential attainment as well as apprenticeship completion. Use of WorkKeys assessments and curriculum can close skills gaps, and has been used to develop successful apprenticeship candidates when used as part of a pre-apprenticeship program.
Cheri will discuss how WorkKeys certificate complements such traditional credentials as high school diplomas, community college degrees, and certificates of technical proficiency. Academic credentials mark the fulfillment of an individual’s classroom learning experiences. The ACT WorkKeys NCRC relies on standardized assessments and confirms an individual’s competence in a specific set of workplace skills. Human resource managers can gain a foothold in enhancing workforce productivity.
Cheri Tune is a Regional Manager with ACT Work Ready Communities. Prior to coming on board with ACT, she held a lengthy career with the Missouri Department of Economic Development, dedicating over 30 years to state government. Under her leadership, serving as the Director of Missouri’s Work Ready Communities initiative, Missouri became and still is one of the most successful states in the nation in respect to ACT Work Ready Communities.
In her current role at ACT, she works very closely with Economic Developers; Educators; and Business & Industry; engaging communities in the ACT Work Ready Communities system, to help build a more productive workforce & encourage economic growth. Cheri serves as the key resource for ACT working with communities, human resource managers and educators on the utilization of Work Keys in order to enhance company workforce development and in the community.
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