Thursday, July 28, 2016

CRC and WorkKeys at CareerTech Summer Conference

Monday, August 1, Cox Convention Center:
The OKCRC booth is #823.  Exhibits are open from 7:30 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. Site administrators please come by and pick up "Next Steps" to distribute with certificates.

Tuesday, August 2, Student Services Divisional Session at Moore Norman South Penn Campus:
The WorkKeys/OKCRC breakout session is at 10:45 a.m. in Room 205. Let's get this school year started off with good times and discussion!

Tuesday, August 2, Post-Secondary Adult and Career Education (PACE) Divisional Session at Embassy Suites Medical Center, 741 N. Phillips Avenue:
Judee Snodderly, Executive Director of Miami Area Economic Development and the Ottawa County CWRC team will present a breakout session on Ottawa County's journey to becoming the first ACT Certified Work Ready Community in Oklahoma at 1:15 p.m.

CareerTech Summer Conference information

Monday, July 25, 2016

ACT Validus System

Last week the ACT Validus System delivery was down for a period of time.  If your site experienced service delivery outage while giving the WorkKeys assessments, please complete the
WorkKeys Internet Version Refund Request Form and submit to Susan Kuzmic at  I will complete the form and submit to ACT for credit.  Thank you!

Monday, July 11, 2016

Purchase Orders for Wallet Cards

Just a quick reminder that FY16 purchase orders for CRC wallet cards expired on June 30, 2016.  To purchase CRC wallet cards for FY17, send your purchase orders to Susan Kuzmic at or fax to 405-717-4644.  Thank you!

Monday, June 27, 2016

Check out what's happening at Scepter Manufacturing

Scepter Manufacturing is one of the several companies who are participating in the ACT Certified Work Ready Communities certification of Ottawa County, Oklahoma's first county to reach this goal.  Kudos to Scepter and the entire Ottawa County Certified Work Ready Communities team!

Friday, May 13, 2016

Congratulations . . . Ottawa County!

Congratulations to Ottawa County, the first county in Oklahoma to achieve the ACT Work Ready Certifed Community designation! Job well done.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

ACT WorkKeys Online Testing Webinars for May and June



To: ACT WorkKeys Test Coordinators

Subject: ACT WorkKeys: Test Administration Training for Online Testing Webinar 

This ACT WorkKeys® Notice contains the following information about upcoming sessions of the
ACT WorkKeys Test Administration Training for Online Testing Webinar:

·         who should attend the webinar
·         the webinar delivery schedule
·         how to register for the webinar
·         topics covered in the webinar
·         Career Curriculum courses

Who Should AttendThis free 60 minute webinar is for new test coordinators and proctors administering the online version of ACT WorkKeys. We also welcome anyone who would like a refresher on ACT WorkKeys online testing.
  Webinar Delivery Schedule

In May and June, this webinar will be presented on the following dates and times:

·         Thursday, May 5, at 3:00 p.m.
·         Monday, May 16, at 1:30 p.m.
·         Thursday, June 2, at 2:00 p.m.
·         Friday, June 10, at 10:00 a.m.
·         Thursday, June 23, at 2:00 p.m.
Please be advised that all webinars are listed in central time. We’ll give you an opportunity to have the schedule displayed in your own time zone during registration.

How to Register for the Webinar
To register for the webinar, take the following steps:           
 Note: We recommend that you bookmark the new website.
2.     Scroll down to the Open Enrollment Webinars section, which lists several webinars in a separate scrollable window.

3.     Scroll in this window to locate the specific webinar title: ACT WorkKeys Test Administration Training for Online Testing Webinar.
4.     Select the REGISTER button under the title of the webinar. The registration site will appear.
5.     Set the appropriate time zone.
                        a.     If you are in the central time zone, proceed to step 6.
b.    If you are not in the central time zone, select:
                                                     i.    the “Change time zone” link on the right side of the page
                                                     ii.    your time zone from the drop-down menu
                               iii.    the Set Time Zone button
             6.     From the drop-down menu, select your preferred date and time.
             7.     Fill in the personal information fields.
             8.     Select the REGISTER button. You’ll receive a confirmation email.

Topics Covered in the Webinar
Since this webinar is intended for new test coordinators and proctors, it will cover the following topics:

·         introduction to high-stakes testing
·         registering an examinee
·         authorizing an assessment
·         launching a new assessment
·         launching an interrupted assessment
·         generating an instant score report

Career Curriculum Courses
There are additional webinars provided by ACT that help individuals assess and improve their workplace skills. These free courses in the Career Curriculum are for:

·         Career Ready 101
·         KeyTrain
·         Soft Skills Suite of WorkKeys tests
Note: We recommend that you also bookmark this new site.

QuestionsYou can email training webinar questions to or call 888.826.1956. For ACT WorkKeys questions unrelated to training, please contact ACT WorkKeys Customer Service at 800.967.5539 or  
Thank you,

ACT WorkKeys Team

© 2016 by ACT, Inc. All rights reserved
500 ACT Dr. Iowa City, Iowa


Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Save the Date . . . October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25
The OKCRC Annual Conference
Francis Tuttle Reno Campus, 7301 W. Reno Avenue, Oklahoma City 
Details will post when available