Registration open for the 2021 Typing and Logging Labs.  Participants must complete course work with MECRA and Lansing Community College before begin accepted to this course.  We have a 25 person maximum per day.  Registration ends August 1st, 2021.

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2021 CER and CEO Courses

  • All dates are open for registration unless indicated below.

  • Each student will be assigned one of our four instructions to walk you through the course material and to review your work.

  • If our dates do not work with your situation, we have self-guided CER and CEO Courses.
    You may request more details and register for the self-guided CER or CEO course by emailing us at mecracorrespondence@gmail.com.  

CER Courses via Zoom

January 2nd and 16th, 2021 - Registration Closed

April 17th and 24th, 2021 - Registration Closed

September 18th and 25th,2021

October 16th and 23rd, 2021

CEO Courses via Zoom

January 2nd,  2021 - Registration Closed

April 17th, 2021 - Registration Closed

September 18th, 2021

October 16th, 2021

CER ONLINE COURSE
VIA ZOOM- $190

The CER Course is presented via Zoom from 8 am - 4 pm for two-days. 
The course material and assignment can be completed within 
2 - 4 weeks of completing the course.

This course includes all materials, online instructions, and grammar/punctuation instruction via web-conferencing

 

Projects are self-paced and self-proving with a final transcript review once all projects are completed. The Certificate of Completion issued once final exam log and transcript are completed by the student and reviewed by the instructor. (See the detailed calendar below for timelines.)  

NEW - Typed and hand-written log instruction.

NEW - Additional online instruction included in grammar and punctuation.

NEW - Zoom Operator Training

This is a Board of Review approved program required prior to

taking the CER examination.

CEO ONLINE COURSE

VIA ZOOM- $90

The CEO Course is presented via Zoom from 8 am - 4 pm.  The course material and assignment can be completed within 

5 - 7 days of completing the course.

This course includes all materials, online instructions, and grammar/punctuation instruction via web-conferencing

 

Projects are self-paced and self-proving with a final transcript review once all projects are completed.  The Certificate of Completion issued once final exam log and transcript are completed by the student and reviewed by the instructor. (See the detailed calendar below for timelines.)  

NEW - Typed and hand-written log instruction.

NEW - Zoom Operator Training


This is a Board of Review approved program required prior to

taking the CEO examination.

       

Daily Course Schedule


 

Day 1:  CER and CEO

 

8 am             Introductions

8:30 am       Section 1 - 3

10:30 am     Break

10:45 am     Section 4

Noon            Lunch Break

1:00 pm       Review Logging Material

2:00 pm      Logging Session 1

2:30 pm       Break

2:45 pm       Logging Session 2

3:15 pm        Zoom Operator Training

4:45 pm       Q & A


 

Day 2:   CER Only

 

8 am            Introductions

8:15 am       Section 5

10:30 am    Break

10:45 am    Section 6 - 7

Noon           Lunch Break

1:00 pm      Section 8

2:30 pm      Break

2:45 pm      Section 8 Continued

4:45 pm      Q & A


 

**Section 9 - 10 available on the website.

Required supplies:

  • Laptop or desktop computer

  • Earbuds or headset

  • Foot pedal (CERs only)

  • Internet access

  • All course material is available for download from the student portal.

 

To receive the password for access to the Virtual Conference Access above, please email a request to mecracorrespondence@gmail.com.  

MECRA instructors are available by contacting with the following options:

 

1.  Attend the courses via Zoom by request. 

2.  Email us at mecracorrespondence@gmail.com
3.  Call us 989-312-3325.

 

 

Zoom Instructions
Course and Legislative Meetings


Option 1:   Quick Link from Laptop, Desktop, Smartphone or Tablet

 

Option 2:  Join by Phone

 

Dial  312 626 6799 US

Enter meeting ID: 212 158 4850 and follow prompts

OUR MISSION

The Michigan Electronic Court Reporters Association (MECRA), is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and maintaining excellence through continuing training/educational opportunities and by mentoring; to establish and maintain high standards as set forth by the Michigan Supreme Court; and, to foster and maintain the honor and integrity of the profession of verbatim court reporting while actively serving the public and judicial system of the State of Michigan.

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