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Free student memberships available

Reliance, a proactive group of firm owners and individual court reporters who have joined together to ensure the continued success of NCRA and the court reporting industry, are offering 25 free NCRA student memberships for 2023. Applications are being accepted now through Nov. 11.

To be eligible, students must apply and meet the following criteria:

  • Have completed an NCRA A to Z® Intro to Steno Machine Shorthand program and received a Certificate of Completion;
  • Currently be enrolled in a court reporting program (not self-taught);
  • Have passed a recent skills test writing a minimum of 60 words per minute and not more than 100 words per minute; and
  • Be a first-time NCRA student member (may not be used for a renewal membership)

“Reliance members are excited to support NCRA membership for students completing an NCRA A to Z® program,” said Robin Nodland, RDR, CRR, a freelancer and agency owner from Portland, Ore. “NCRA is an integral tool for the professional development of students, and I can think of no better investment for the future of stenographic reporting.”

Click here to apply. Winners will be notified in late November.

The Reliance donors listed below align with NCRA’s mission of promoting excellence among those who capture and convert the spoken word to text and are committed to supporting every member in achieving the highest level of professional expertise. 

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors 

Bronze Sponsors