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Types of Reporting Certifications and Certificates

Professional certification programs protect the public by providing a way to identify individuals who are competent to provide particular services. The following is a listing of NCRA certifications and certificates:

Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) 
Registered Merit Reporter (RMR) 
Registered Diplomate Reporter (RDR) 

Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR)  
           Certified Realtime Captioner (CRC)
formerly Certified Broadcast Captioner and/or Certified CART Provider

Certified Legal Video Specialist (CLVS) 
Certified Reporting Instructor (CRI) 
Master Certified Reporting Instructor (MCRI) 
Certified Program Evaluator (CPE) 

Realtime Systems Administrator 
Trial Presentation Certificate 
Certified Manager of Reporting Services (CMRS)

For more information on certification and testing, please visit the NCRA Certification Test Center. 

Congratulations to our newly certified OCRA members!

November 2017 CRC Donnalee Cotone (RMR, CRR, CRC) Parma Heights
  CRC Caroline Mahnke (RMR, CRR, CRC) Akron
  CRC Denise Munguia (RMR, CRR, CRC) North Olmsted
  RDR Catherine Schutte-Stant (RDR, CRR) Cross Lanes, WV
September 2017 CRC Marie Fresch (RMR, CRC) Norwalk
August 2017 CRC Linda Riffle (RDR, CRR, CRC)  Columbus
  CRC Sue Terry (RPR, CRR, CRC) Springfield 
April 2017 RMR Kimberly Falgiani (RMR, CRR) Warren
July 2016 RPR Heather Piper (RPR) Columbus
June 2016 RDR Lance Boardman (RDR, CRR) Mount Vernon
  RDR Heidi Geizer (RDR, CRR) Cleveland
April 2016 RPR Michelle Harper (RPR) Brunswick
March 2016 RPR Melissa Case (RPR) Cleveland Heights
  CRR Craig Ross (RPR, CRR) Canal Winchester
January 2016 RPR Cassandra J. Hall (RPR) Xenia
October 2015 RDR Angela R. Starbuck (RDR, CRR, CCP) Columbus
May 2015 RMR Angela R. Starbuck (RMR, CRR, CCP) Columbus
  CRR Janie L. Blair (RPR, CRR) Miamisburg
  CRR Jody M. Theado (RPR, CRR) Mount Sterling
  CRR Holland B. Poole (RPR, CRR, CCP) Medina
  RDR Amie R. First (RDR, CRR, CBC, CCP, CPE) Orlando (Florida)
  RDR Teri G. Sims (RDR, CRR) Akron
November 2014 RPR Carolann Shutek (RPR) St. Clairsville
  RPR Patricia Kane (RPR) Rushsylvania
  CRR Crystal Simpson (RPR, CRR, CPE) Reynoldsburg
October 2014       RDR     Donna J. Karoscik (RDR, CRR, CCP)        Pickerington
May 2014 RPR Stephen DeBacco (RPR) Akron
  RPR Craig E. Ross (RPR) Canal Winchester
  CCP Adele Moorehead (RPR, CCP, CRI) Columbus
  CCP Holland R. Poole (RPR, CCP) Medina
  CRR Gigi Simcox (RMR, CRR) Cincinnati
April 2014 CCP Angela R. Starbuck (RPR, CRR, CCP) Columbus
  CCP Kelly D. Linkowski (RPR, CRR, CBC, CCP, CPE)        Rittman