Building a Better Workforce – ACT WorkKeys

Hagerstown Community College, with support from the Alice Virginia and David W. Fletcher Foundation, is leading a county-wide initiative for Washington County to become a part of ACT Work Ready Communities. This group is taking the lead to attain commitment from 85 businesses needed to earn the designation.

Additional community stakeholders include:

The first businesses to sign a letter of interest include the following:

The ACT Work Ready Communities designation empowers states, regions, and counties with data, processes, and tools that drive economic growth. Participants leverage the ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate to measure and close the skills gap, and build common frameworks that link, align, and match their workforce development efforts.