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01/30/2023

Do your weekend plans involve .25 CEU? They should! Register now!!

This event is limited to 15 attendees, so register today!

Kick off 2023 Court Reporting and Captioning Week on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at the Freedom a la Cart Community Room, followed by a tour of the Ohio Statehouse. .25 CEU have been approved by NCRA. Registration extended through Saturday morning!

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01/24/2023

Governor DeWine recognizes Ohio 2023 Court Reporting and Captioning Week

President Donna Karoscik encourages all Ohio reporters and captioners to share the excitement

Governor DeWine and Lieutenant Governor Husted have declared Ohio Court Reporting and Captioning Week February 4-11, 2023. 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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01/19/2023

The Buckeye Record - Winter 2023 Edition

The latest issue of the The Buckeye Record is now available!

For a limited time, the Winter 2023 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.

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01/17/2023

Registration is open for the 2023 Annual Conference!

1.5 CEUs (NCRA approved)

The 2023 Annual Conference will be held March 24-26, 2023, at the Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris. The OCRA room block is available through March 2, or until sold out. Register by 11:59 p.m. on February 3 and you will be entered to win a free registration (full reimbursement of paid registration).

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01/09/2023

2023 Membership Award Nominations Open and Student/New Reporter Scholarship Applications Available

Up to $2,250 available to be awarded at the 2023 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 3. Applications are available for the 2023 Rosalie Stevens Student Scholarship, 2023 Sue Terry Technology at Your Fingertips Student Scholarship, and 2023 Vernon C. Steele New Reporter Scholarship.Details >
12/19/2022

2023 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. Renew your membership on or before Christmas Day (December 25, 2022) and be entered to win an additional year's membership as OCRA's present to you! Drawing will take place on January 5, 2023.

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OCRA Events

February 3, 2023

Deadline for Nominations and Applications

2023 OCRA Member Awards and Student/New Reporter Scholarships


February 4-11, 2023

2023 Court Reporting and Captioning Week


February 4, 2023
9:30AM - 2:00PM EST

District C Winter Jump Start

Up to .25 CEU (NCRA approved)

Columbus, OH


March 24-26, 2023

2023 Annual Conference

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Westerville, OH

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