Pennsylvania Court Reporters Association


2020 Court Reporting & Captioning Week

The PA House of Representatives has designated February 8-15, 2020 as "Court Reporting and Captioning Week in Pennsylvania!" 

Read the Official Resolution


PCRA to Award Scholarships as a Celebration of Court Reporting & Captioning Week

PCRA is pleased to announce they will again be awarding a $500 scholarship to two lucky students in celebration of Court Reporting & Captioning Week. Students currently enrolled in a court reporting program in Pennsylvania or a Pennsylvania resident enrolled in an online program are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Completed applications must be received no later than March 15, 2020

Download the Application Packet


Registration is Open! 2020 PCRA Annual Convention

Friday to Sunday
May 1 - 3, 2020

Nittany Lion Inn
State College, PA

More Details

2020 Annual Meeting Notice & Slate of Officers


2020 PCRA Membership Renewals

2020 membership renewal and enrollment is now open!  Use the links below to renew, refer a colleague, or apply.

Have questions or need assistance?  Don't hesitate to contact the PCRA administrative office at 717-441-6058 or [email protected]

Renew/Apply Online

Printed Renewal/Application Form

Learn More about Member Benefits


CCAC Court Reporting Program

Graduates of Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC's) Court Reporting program can work as judicial reporters, freelance reporters, broadcast captioners or in college and university settings as Communications Access Realtime Translation (CART) reporters. Many work for VITAC, providing realtime closed-captioning for television programs.

Learn More about CCAC


Online Court Reporting Classes Now Available through Community College of Allegheny County

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. With an average starting salary of $45,000*, court reporting and captioning is an occupation for those interested in meaningful work that pays well.

CCAC’s online court reporting classes begin January 27, 2020. To learn more, contact Mary Beth Johnson at [email protected] or 412.237.2748.