April 15, 2015
In a white paper released today, ACT defines workplace readiness and calls for a new model of college and career readiness that emphasizes multiple skill domains and competencies. The paper, Unpacking Career Readiness, argues that the skills needed for success in college and in the workplace, while overlapping, are distinct and that measurement of readiness must encompass both academic and nonacademic skills.
March 31, 2015
ACT and Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Announce Collaboration Designed to Expand Use of Stackable CredentialsPosted March 24, 2015
The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) and ACT today announced a formal collaboration to accelerate the use of stackable credentials.
ACT and the Delta Regional Authority Announce Partnership Designed to Boost Workforce, Sustain Economic GrowthPosted March 11, 2015
The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) has initiated a partnership with Iowa-based nonprofit ACT to help DRA counties and parishes create the infrastructure and policies that support local workforce development and training systems through a region-specific version of the ACT Work Ready Communities Academy.
February 26, 2015
ACT has named Marten Roorda as its next chief executive officer. Roorda currently serves as chief executive officer of Cito, an international, not-for-profit test publishing company based in Arnhem, The Netherlands. He will replace Jon Whitmore, who is retiring this fall.