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01/10/2020

Registration for the 2020 Annual Conference is OPEN!

Celebrate 100 Years of OCRA in 2020

The OCRA 2020 Annual Conference will be held March 27-29 at the Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris. Members who register for the full weekend/all-inclusive option prior to February 17th will be entered to win a $100 refund

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01/07/2020

2020 Student and New Reporter Scholarships Available and Membership Award Nominations Open

Up to $2,250 available to be awarded at the 2020 Annual Conference

Deadline to apply for a student/new reporter scholarship and/or to nominate an OCRA member for a membership award is Friday, February 7. Applications are available for the 2020 Rosalie Stevens Student Scholarship, 2020 Sue Terry Technology at Your Fingertips Student Scholarship, and 2020 Vernon C. Steele New Reporter ScholarshipDetails >
12/20/2019

SPREAD THE WORD: OCRA Cardinal Foundation offers Intro to Machine Shorthand program in the Cleveland area

FREE 6-week introductory program to begin February 4th in Independence

Additional statewide programs to be announced for 2020! Looking for a new career? Imagine a career with a ringside seat to all the action! We are called court reporters, stenographers, captioners, speed-texters, realtime communication specialists...the possibilities are endless!

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12/17/2019

Registration is open for District C's CEU and social event being held February 8th!

Celebrate 2020 Court Reporting & Captioning Week by attending District C's CEU (NCRA approved for .3 CEU) and social event hosted by District C Director Susan Coots. After the educational event at Motts Military Museum, continue the celebration with your friends and family and bring out your inner artist at the glass blowing social event being held at Glass Axis. The glass blowing social event is full. You can add your name to the cancellation list in the event an opening becomes available!

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12/01/2019

2020 OCRA Membership Renewal Notice and Membership Drive

What's in it for you? Education! Information! Power! Connections! And so much more!

OCRA values each member and strives to provide benefits and professional resources to help you in each step of your court reporting and captioning career. Congratulations, Jane Proud, winner of a $50 Amazon gift card. All members who joined/renewed on or before November 15th were entered to win.

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11/04/2019

The Buckeye Record - Fall 2019 Edition

The improved quarterly The Buckeye Record is now available! For a limited time, the Fall 2019 edition of The Buckeye Record is available without logging in. Nonmembers: Make sure to take advantage of this opportunity to see what your OCRA is doing for all of Ohio's reporters and captioners.Details >
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OCRA Events

February 4 - March 10, 2020

Discover Steno: Intro to Machine Shorthand

6 Tuesday Weekly Sessions

Independence, OH


February 8, 2020

District C CEU and Social Event

.3 CEU (NCRA approved)

Groveport and Columbus, OH


February 25, 2020
6:00-8:00PM

Mardi Gras Meet and Greet, Hosted by District D

West Shore Wine Company

Rocky River, OH


March 27-29, 2020

2020 OCRA Annual Conference

CELEBRATE 100 YEARS OF OCRA IN 2020!

Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris, Westerville, OH

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