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List of AAERT Approved Digital Court Reporting and Transcription Schools

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BlueLedge, a legal classroom, is a worldwide digital court reporter and legal transcriptionist training institute. Our goal is to make BlueLedge the premiere training choice for people interested in a career within the litigation services industry by providing the necessary skills and education that the legal profession demands. Our classes are all online, self-paced, and you are free to enroll in the course and begin your studies on your schedule with open enrollment year-round. Whether you are a student just starting out, a professional looking to improve skills, a person investigating a career change, or a firm owner or manager seeking to improve your team’s productivity, BlueLedge can help you reach your goals faster. For more information, go to our website or email us at info@blueledge.com.


Learn to be a digital reporter or transcriptionist of the highest caliber by attending Cuyahoga Community College’s (Tri-C) award-winning Captioning and Court Reporting Program. Benefit from robust courses that encompass all aspects of work in these fields. Take your courses in a fully online environment allowing you to attend 24/7 as you interact with faculty, instructional materials, audio and visual presentations, and classmates via discussion board forums. You will find support in locating employment at the completion of your studies. A career in the judicial field capturing the testimony of trials and other legal proceedings, digitally managing the record, is exciting, interesting, and lucrative. Enjoy all the benefits that can be yours by completing Tri-C’s two-semester training program. Pell Grant/Federal Loan and GI Bill eligible. Contact Kelly Moranz, Program Director, at kelly.moranz@tri-c.edu, 216-987-5214 or visit our website.

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Fox Valley Technical College®, a 2-year public college in Appleton and Oshkosh, Wisconsin, has been the college of choice in this community for over 100 years. Digital Court Reporter Technical Diploma – In this online program, you’ll gain an understanding of the digital recording system maintenance, upkeep and operation. You’ll receive training in using recording software and providing litigation support, as well as annotating proceedings with essential case information, performing playback of proceedings and accurately preparing and proofreading transcripts.

It is the goal of Mastering Transcription’s program to provide professional training to those desiring to become law enforcement transcriptionists. Becoming part of the exciting field of law enforcement as a support service provider of speech-to-text solutions is not a job; it is a career!

The Court Reporting Academy was created with the philosophy of combining today’s best court reporting industry skills development practices with new skills required to master the industry’s emerging digital technologies. Digital technology skills are quickly becoming critical to the entire court reporting delivery ecosystem and court reporters, scopists, transcribers, proofers and videographers who successfully master these skills will be in high demand. The Academy is not just for digital reporters, rather we embrace and support all current and future skills for both stenographic, voice and digital court reporting related professions. Our professional skills training and mentorship team has over 100 years’ experience in successfully preparing individuals as qualified court reporting industry professionals. The Academy team is eager to help you succeed. The Court Reporting Academy is a proud sponsor and supporter of AAERT. All students taking one of our DCR courses are encouraged and expertly prepared for obtaining their AAERT certification.

Majors in our business pathway lead to careers in accounting, judicial court reporting, management, office administration and paralegal. The skills, applications and techniques obtained in these degrees will give graduates the confidence and knowledge to attain success in all aspects of business. Clark State also offers certificate programs for Professional Digital Reporters and Professional Digital Editors.

Dr. Nancy Tuten founded Get It Write in 1991. Since then, she has taught seminars on writing-related issues to professionals in the public and private sectors, including federal and state government employees, judges and staff members of state and federal court systems, private attorneys, law school faculty and students, and employees in the financial sector (client list). From 1988 to 2019, Nancy taught writing and literature at Columbia College, serving for eight years as dean of the Division of Communication, Languages, and Literatures and for fifteen years as director of the writing-across-the-curriculum program.

Whether you want personal professional development or you’re an employer seeking training for a more competent and productive team, workforce training at Stark State has a credit or non-credit training course for you that’s affordable, flexible and accessible.

Court reporters play an important role in our judicial system, capturing, protecting, and preserving records of court proceedings and pre-trial depositions. The MacCormac School of Court Reporting at Generations College is an industry-leading college of court reporting. In fact, our Chicago court reporter program was the first in the nation. Graduates of our Associate of Applied Science in Court Reporting degree program will learn how to transcribe and create complete and accurate legal records while taking advantage of exciting internship opportunities and learning skills they can transition from the classroom to the courtroom.

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