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OCRA's 2018 Annual Conference registration is open. 1.5 CEUs available!

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

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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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Your end-of-the-year tax deductions keep growing!

Three options to add to your 2017 tax deductions: (1) Membership dues; (2) 2018 Annual Conference registration; (3) Charitable contribution toward OCRA Cardinal Foundation's A to Z Intro to Machine Shorthand Programs.

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December Update and News. Also, give and receive the best gift this year!

WANTED: Stentura ink cartridges and used steno machines are needed for 2018's A to Z programs

The OCRA Board needs your help in order to accomplish great things in 2018! Renew your OCRA membership or join today. Also, two A to Z Intro to Machine Shorthand programs will begin in January (Columbus, January 9th, and Cleveland, January 11th). Help spread the word about these opportunities for a FREE introductory program! AND JUST ANNOUNCED: 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON JANUARY 1ST!

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The Buckeye Record - December 2017 Edition

For a limited time, the December 2017 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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OCRA Events

January 9 - March 6, 2018

A to Z Intro to Machine Shorthand

8 Tuesday Weekly Sessions

Columbus, OH

January 11 - March 1, 2018

A to Z Intro to Machine Shorthand

8 Thursday Weekly Sessions

Independence (Cleveland), OH

April 10, 2018

2018 Ohio Judicial Conference Court Technology Conference

Columbus, OH

April 13-15, 2018

2018 OCRA Annual Conference

April 13-15, 2018

Marriott Columbus Northwest, Dublin

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