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2019 Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon Notice

Nominations and Slate of 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Registration is open! Exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities available now. You don't want to miss the 2019 Annual Conference - Top of the Charts - March 22-24, 2019!

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Governor DeWine recognizes Ohio Court Reporting and Captioning Week

President Terri Sims encourages all Ohio reporters and captioners to share the excitement

The National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) has designated February 9-16 as the 2019 National Court Reporting & Captioning Week. Ohio Governor DeWine and Lieutenant Governor Husted have declared Ohio Court Reporting & Captioning Week for February 10-17, 2019. 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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2019 Student and New Reporter Scholarships: Deadline Approaching

Up to $2,750 available to be awarded at the 2019 Annual Conference

Deadline to apply/nominate is Friday, February 1st. Applications are available for the 2019 Rosalie Stevens Student Scholarship, 2019 Sue Terry Technology at Your Fingertips Student Scholarship, and 2019 Vernon C. Steele New Reporter ScholarshipDetails >

2019 Annual Conference


The 2019 OCRA Annual Conference will be heldĀ March 22-24, 2019, at the Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside. Preregistration ends March 15. 1.5 CEUs available

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December 2018 News

Ohio Notary Public Modernization Act signed into law

Happy Holidays from OCRA ~ Calling all talent for the 2019 OCRA Annual Conference ~ Congratulations to OCRA member Joanne Cobb on her $50 Amazon gift card win ~ Renew your membership for 2019 or join OCRA today

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2019 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 to Joanne Cobb, the winner of a $50 Amazon gift card!

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OCRA Events

February 17, 2019

District C Social Event

Paint & Sip

Westerville, OH (Columbus area)

March 22-24, 2019

2019 OCRA Annual Conference

1.5 CEUs available

Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside, Independence, OH

March 22, 2019

OCRA Board of Directors Meeting

Independence, OH (and Teleconference)

April 6, 2019

Discover Steno: Intro to Machine Shorthand

Cuyahoga Community College - Western Campus

Parma, OH

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