Training Information for Learning to Caption (Steno & Not Steno)


PROVIDERS – please send us information to outline and discuss all steps needed to create a new captioning training program – at a university or any appropriate setting or online – any sorts of captioning methods. Email after reading this CCAC document, a work in progress – go to:

For the above document, we seek a page about equipment, software, costs, and time involved, along with a clear short description of what it is among many different sorts of captioning and methods. Help CCAC develop this document with your information and your own name/business added to this public document.

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TRAINING for Captioning and/or CART — Send us your information. We will publish training (and details please) for ALL sorts of captioning – steno, voice, Typewell, c-print, fast typing, and more.



From NCRA in the past: about Steno: by Deanna Baker


There are MANY training programs for Court Reporting all over the USA and world. Court Reporting is often the first step toward a career in Captioning (using steno or voice writing). Some training programs are at independent schools or colleges.

An academic program – – check out the nice captioned video

Steno captioning – webinars for broadcast captioning training  -Jennifer Bonfilio- and

Online course called CRAH:

TypeWell is not verbatim – and has it’s own trainings, See or

C-Print is also not verbatim.

See information here in Italy for example – courses and conferences:

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Inquire directly to above places or below, for more information:

New York Career Institute Basic Closed Captioning program. Call 212-962-0002 x 118. – training at home for court reporting and captioning

We know there are others – send us your own training information please:

There is now GOOD INFORMATION ABOUT training for RESPEAKING – VOICE WRITING on the CCAC document here: (thank you NVRA).

What about Fast Typing? Email please with the training details.



BY Bonnie StrivingSteno Feingold  (From November 2012)

(CCAC thanks Bonnie, a student herself, for sharing this good listing with us. As many know, some court reporter students and also experienced reporters move on to become qualified CART providers and captioning professionals. Many more needed globally!)

**NCRA Student Community:

**Students, NCRA has a newsletter especially for students. Check it out:

**Stenographers World:

** — a free CR-related Q&A site 4 any CR topic:

**SimplySteno — online court reporting school:
(Founder Marc Greenberg:

**Court Reporters in Training:

**Court Reporters in Training on facebook:

**CRS Nation — A Court Reporting Social Network with over 6,000 members:

**On the Cheap and Sleazy Side


**SearchMaster — 289,000 reference info snippets:

**facebook group, Steno Briefs for Court Reporters:

**facebook group, Encouraging Court Reporting Students:

**Breck Record’s youtube channel — Breck is the founder of the largest Steno Students’ group on facebook, “Encouraging Court Reporting Students” (see above link). Youtube link:…0.0…1ac.1.__Bfq2ps2Hc

**Daily Writing Tips:
Daily articles on grammar, spelling, misused words, punctuation, fiction writing, freelance writing and more!!:

**Free online TALKING dictionary.
This is hands-down the coolest site!!

**The United States Courts:


Please, feel free to submit to CCAC other sites. Thank you.

— with Denise M DelSorbo Paternoster.

 ==CCAC adds mention of “Plover” and refer readers to CART professional Mirabai Knight if you are interested in learning more from her directly – see – MORE:On West Coast, USA: