Five counties earn Work Ready certification from Education and Workforce and Development Cabinet

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary Hal Heiner announced Friday that Barren and Taylor counties have been certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Communities. In addition, Harlan, Laurel and Scott counties have been certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress. “Everything we aspire to economically is contingent on our communities having a skilled workforce that...

Ballard, Mason counties among newest Kentucky ‘work ready communities,’ Heiner announces

Secretary Hal Heiner announced that Ballard and Mason counties have been certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities. Jackson, Meade and Owen counties have been certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress. “I am excited to announce that we now have 37 counties that have achieved Work Ready Communities certification by the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board (KWIB) and there are 51 counties...

Anderson, Graves counties earn certification as Kentucky Work Ready Communities, Heiner says

Education and Workforce Development Secretary Hal Heiner announced that Anderson and Graves counties have been certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities. Carter, Clinton and Pendleton counties have been certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress. “I am excited to announce that we now have 35 counties that have achieved Work Ready Communities certification by the Kentucky Workforce...

Nicholas County certified as Kentucky Work Ready Community, four more counties in progress

Secretary Hal Heiner announced that Nicholas County has been certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Community. Bell, Cumberland, Garrard and Lee counties have been certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress. “I am excited to announce that we now have 33 counties that have achieved Work Ready Communities certification by the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board (KWIB) and there are 48 counties...

Heiner announces six newest ‘Kentucky Work Ready Communities;’ seven more in progress

Secretary Hal Heiner Friday announced that Adair, Bourbon and Caldwell counties have been certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities. Breckenridge, Casey, Crittenden, Knox, Magoffin, Owsley and Whitley have been certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress. Hal Heiner “I am excited to announce that we now have 32 counties that have achieved Work Ready Communities certification by the...

Seven more Kentucky counties certified as Work Ready; four others reach ‘in progress’ level

Boyd, Carlisle, Greenup, Marshall, McCracken, Union and Washington counties are the latest counties to be certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities. Caldwell, Fulton, Green and Harrison counties have reached the Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress level. The Kentucky Work Ready Communities certification program from KWIB and the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet assures...

All 120 Kentucky counties engaged in Work Ready program; more than half have achieved certification

The state’s Work Ready Communities program has engaged all counties to strive to meet workforce development goals – “a key factor that will dictate Kentucky’s ability to attract jobs of the future and ensure Kentucky’s prosperity,” Gov. Steve Beshear announced at the annual conference of county judge-executives. The Kentucky Work Ready Communities certification...