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OCRA's 2018 Annual Conference: Navigation Complete

April 13-15, 2018 - Marriott Columbus Northwest, Dublin

The OCRA 2018 Annual Conference was a success! Thank you to all sponsors, speakers, and attendees! Conference recap coming soon

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March 2018 News Flash: What's happening in your profession?

In this News Flash * 2018 Annual Business Meeting notice and Nominating Committee report * 2018 Annual Conference hotel room block and preregistration deadlines * Invitation to participate in a transcription survey * OCRA submits comments to the U.S. Department of Labor * Cincinnati *Free* Intro to Machine Shorthand Program begins March 22nd * NCRA Board of Directors meeting and Legislative Boot Camp *Details >

2018 Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon Notice

Nominations and Slate of 2018-2019 Board of Directors

Registration is open! Exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities available now. You don't want to miss the 2018 Annual Conference - Navigating Your Future - April 13-15, 2018!

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An invitation to participate in transcription research

A PhD student at Ohio State University is researching the writing habits and practices of speech-to-text and CART providers.

Chad Iwertz, a PhD student at Ohio State University, is researching the writing habits and practices of speech-to-text and CART providers, and he has reached out to the experts - OCRA's reporters and captioners - to ask for your participation in his research study.

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OCRA Cardinal Foundation offers A to Z Intro to Machine Shorthand in Cincinnati

FREE 8-week introductory program to begin March 22nd in Cincinnati

Additional statewide programs to be announced for 2018! 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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Governor Kasich recognizes Ohio Court Reporting and Captioning Week

President Douglas Bettis encourages all Ohio reporters and captioners to share the excitement

The National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) has designated February 10-17 as the 2018 National Court Reporting & Captioning Week. Ohio Governor Kasich and Lieutenant Governor Taylor have declared the same in the state of Ohio! The week-long event will highlight the many aspects of court reporting and captioning that make it a viable profession, including good salaries, flexibility, interesting venues, and the increasing demand for more reporters and captioners to meet the growing number of employment opportunities available in the field.

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OCRA Events

June 28, 2018

Meet-and-Greet, Hosted by District D

Lakeside Yacht Club, Cleveland, OH

September 29, 2018

District D "CEU Event"


Location and Details To Be Announced
March 22-24, 2019

2019 OCRA Annual Conference

Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside, Independence, OH

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