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The American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers (AAERT) provides education and certification for professionals engaged in digital reporting, transcribing, and associated roles. AAERT offers networking opportunities for its members and promotes public awareness about the value of digital reporting.

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The AAERT certifications are recognized as the leading certification for many courts and businesses throughout the United States. These certifications are growing in popularity in Canada and throughout the world due to the many years of professional development of our Best Practices Guide and proficient testing.

Receiving and holding an AAERT certification designation demonstrates a continuous dedication and knowledge of the digital court reporting and transcription profession. Completing the AAERT certification process represents proof of your professionalism and an understanding of your trade.

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REFLECTIONS AND INSIGHTS: Highlights from AAERT’s Executive Forum in New Orleans

As we savored the last bites of our beignets and bid adieu to the jazz-filled streets of New Orleans, our minds raced with the inspiration and camaraderie shared from the AAERT’s latest Executive Forum conference. Held March 31 and April 2 at the Renaissance Arts Hotel in downtown New Orleans, attendees not only enjoyed the hustle and bustle of the city itself, but they also enjoyed dynamic presentations that stirred ideas, fostered motivation, and recognized the excellence that digital reporting has to offer the judicial field and AAERT’s role in supporting its membership. Vendors lined the perimeter of a lovely room featuring fabulous pictures from local artists. Engaging conversation was occurring everywhere anyone looked as exciting features in technology were demonstrated. Experts answered questions with both patience and eagerness to share all that is available for use by transcribers and…

AAERT 2023 Board Candidates

Voting is open for AAERT’s 2023 Board of Directors. Six members have been nominated to fill three board positions. Online voting will be open from Tuesday, May 16 at 11:45 am to Monday, June 5 at 11:45 pm Eastern. Current AAERT Professional members as of 5/15/2023 are eligible to vote. All members received a personalized ballot, via email (just in case, check your spam folder). Please contact AAERT at aaert@aaert.org with any questions. Meet the Candidates


2023 Executive Forum

MARCH 31-APRIL 1, 2023

Renaissance New Orleans New Orleans, Louisiana

2023 Annual Conference

JUNE 15-17, 2023

Marriott Grand St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri

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