4 Easy Steps in Administering the WorkKeys Assessments at Your School!
Step 1 ~ Complete the Realm Request Form
Step 2 ~ Proctor Training Resource Manual
ACT- American College Testing (ACT)
Community Colleges and Workforce Development (CCWD)- State agency which funds and manages the CWRC initiative and NCRC program in Oregon.
CWRC- Certified Work Ready Communities (see more under the CWRC Tab).
Local Workforce Investment Boards (LWIBs) - Local partners who provide support to our communities by Local Workforce Areas.
NCRC- National Career Readiness Certificate (see more under the NCRC Tab).
Proctor- The person(s) who loads information into the realms for assessing and administers the assessments (based on ACT's requirements).
Proctor Training- Webinar training provided by ACT to help assigned Proctors get familiar with the realm (link below)*
Realm- The online testing environment in which WorkKeys are administered (computer-based environment).
Room Attendant- The persons who monitor the room during testing, based on ACT"s guidelines/requirements.
Site- The physical location where the assessments are administered using the computer-based realm (Validus, online testing system).
Site Administrator- The point of contact between ACT and the assessment site (responsible for adhering to ACT requirements regarding Realm and Site. Also, assigns rights for proctors).
Third Party Addendum- (Agreement) Required signatures from site requesting the realm, ACT, and CCWD; this agreement acknowledges that CCWD will pay for all testing realms, certificates, and tests administered (must take all three WorkKeys).
WorkKeys- Three assessments which make up the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) (Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information).
WorkKeys and the National Career Readiness Certificate logo are registered trademarks of ACT, Inc. The Oregon NCRC program is funded with a mix of federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) funds and state general funds and administered by the Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development. The Oregon NCRC is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary formats are available upon request to persons with disabilities.