Join/Renew

To join PCRA, click on the link below and complete the membership application, or download and print the application to mail with your payment. 

You have two options to renew online:

  1. Open the invoice attached to the renewal notification which was emailed to you
  2. Log in to your profile, click on the invoice tab, and open the invoice
  • Once you open your invoice, click on the 'Pay' button which will take you to the online payment screen
  • If you do not remember your username, email PCRA headquarters at [email protected], or call 717-441-6058 and ask for Tammy

 Need to update your profile/contact information? It's as easy as 1-2-3-(4)..

1. Log in.
2. Go to the "Member Home" page.
3. Click "Update your profile!" (bottom left of photo).
4. Click "Edit," update your information, and save.

CLICK HERE TO JOIN

Download and print the paper Membership Application to mail or fax with payment.

To apply for Retired Member Status download and print the Retired Status Application to mail or fax.

Member Benefits

As a member of PCRA, you have access to the following resources:

  • Peace of mind that a core group of dedicated reporters and captioners are putting their might behind the sustenance and preservation of the court reporting, captioning, and CART profession and your right to work in Pennsylvania
  • An advocate and consultant to court reporting schools in Pennsylvania and schools instituting (or reinstituting) a court reporting program in Pennsylvania
  • Representation on the national level at NCRA and the National Congress of State Associations
  • Representation at allied organizations, such as the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Association of Court Management
  • Opportunity to serve as a PCRA member representative to and further your education at NCRA legislative boot camps, leadership conferences, and the national convention
  • Calls to action for and representation on issues critical the success of the profession (such as Rule 4000 details and updates from the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts)
  • Discounted, members-only registration rate for PCRA’s Annual Convention and Regional Seminar, featuring excellent continuing education opportunities, inspiring and informative speakers, networking opportunities, and updates on the latest reporting technology
  • Quarterly updates, via The Outline, PCRA’s e-newsletter, on timely reporting developments across Pennsylvania, first-hand insight, and notice of upcoming initiatives, events, and prospects
  • Opportunity to be featured in PCRA’s online “Find a Reporter” directory, searchable by fellow PCRA members, attorneys, and the public