Pennsylvania Court Reporters Association


2021 PCRA Membership Renewal Now Open!

The 2021 PCRA membership renewal period opened October 5, 2020 and closes December 31, 2020.  Don't lose your PCRA member benefits!  Renew today!  

Current members received email notifications and an invoice, which can be paid by credit card online.  Printable applications can be downloaded at the link below.

Membership Details & Application


In-Person Requirement Suspended for Court Reporters

Effective March 21, 2020 and in place until Governor Wolf declares the COVID-19 pandemic emergency over. Subject to change after the expiration of the emergency declaration.

On March 21, Governor Wolf granted the Department of State’s request, temporarily suspending the physical presence of notaries who are court reporters or stenographers participating in criminal, civil, and administrative proceedings.

Read the Official Waiver

Learn More about Remote Reporting In PA


CCAC Online Court Reporting Classes Now Available!

Enjoy the flexibility of online learning.  Study anywhere, on your own time.

Court reporting involves capturing live proceedings and transforming them into written form.  In addition to courtroom and legal opportunities, these skills are needed to caption sports and other live events.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of court reporters is projected to grow 9% from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.  The median annual wage for court reporters was $60,130 in May 2019*.

CCAC’s Court Reporting program gives students the skills they need to be workforce ready.  And with online classes, students can study anywhere on their own time.  Classes begin January 19, 2021.  Find out why nearly 100% of CCAC Court Reporting students receive job offers before graduation.

CCAC’s online court reporting classes begin January 19, 2021.  To learn more, contact Mary Beth Johnson at [email protected] or 412.916.8767.

Download CCAC Court Reporting Brochure (PDF)