Virtual CSR Exam Prep: English (Word Usage, Spelling, Compound Words) with Professor Cynthia Becerra and guest speaker Stacy Gaskill.
June 8, 2024, 9:00am - 2:00pm

This course is designed for both entry-level and intermediate students. Professor Cynthia Becerra will cover the following specialized English topics: Word usage, spelling, and compound words as they apply to the reporting profession.

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114th Annual Convention - Call for Sessions!

To submit a session for consideration for CCRA's 114th Annual Convention, please complete our submission form linked below. You will receive a copy of your submission sent to the email address you provide in this form. If you do not receive a copy of your submission, the session did not get submitted correctly. 


Convention Topics
The Convention program topics cover four key areas within the professions (see below). Each topic has examples of subtopics to define presentation proposals within these broad topic areas. Prospective presenters should select the topic area for the general subject and then choose the more specific subtopic to better describe the presentation and learning objectives for the proposed seminar. Presentations are usually 60 minutes with the last few minutes left for questions.

You may submit a seminar proposal that doesn't fall within these categories if you believe it will be relevant to the 2024 Convention attendees:

State of the industry/profession
  • Workforce
  • State and federal regulations
  • Official, freelance, or captioning
  • Steno/voice


  • Software training
  • Realtime
  • Trends in technology

Professional development

  • Ethics
  • Leadership/management skills
  • Marketing/advertising
  • Business development
  • Health and wellness

Teaching & learning

  • Court reporting education
  • Captioning education
Submission Deadline: April 15th
Note: CCRA does not pay speaker fees. Do not submit sessions where the speaker requires or requests a fee. Selected presenters receive complimentary conference registration. All other expenses are on your own. The dates for the Conference are September 26-29, 2024 and it will be held at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort in Rancho Mirage, CA.


CCRA OnDemand Education

A convenient way to earn CEUs!

CCRA is pleased to announce the launch of our new on-demand learning opportunities. To access the courses available, go to

Note: You are required to you sign in using your CCRA username and password. The Login tab is in the top righthand corner of the page.

The Benefits of Membership

The California Court Reporters Association (CCRA) serves equally our members, our profession and the public by defending the delivery of justice as the statewide representative of the entire court reporting profession.  CCRA promotes and defends the stenographic profession which is unmatched in its ability to produce a realtime transcript.  We educate the legal and political community on behalf of all court reporters.   Our membership protects, promotes and advocates for firm owners, freelancer and official court reporters as well as hearing reporters.  Membership in CCRA costs just 41 cents a day - very inexpensive insurance to keep YOUR profession alive!

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Donate to California's A to Z Program

The A to Z Fund is used to cover expenses for hosting A to Z Programs in California, a free, six-week introductory steno program with an average of 30 participants completing each program.