SAVE THE DATE FOR 2020


September and October Course Registration is OPEN
 

CER ONLINE COURSE
VIA ZOOM- $190

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.

  • September Course 
    (Registration ends on September 7th)(Orientation on September 8th via Zoom at 6:30 pm)

    • Day 1 - September 19, 2020
      8 am to 4 pm

    • Day 2 - September 26, 2020
      8 am to 4 pm

  • October Course 
    (Registration ends on October 1st)(Orientation on October 5th via Zoom at 6:30 pm)

    • Day 1 - October 10, 2020
      8 am to 4 pm

    • Day 2 - October 17, 2020
      8 am to 4 pm

CEO ONLINE COURSE

VIA ZOOM- $90

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.

  • September Course
    (Registration ends on September 7th)(Orientation on September 8th via Zoom at 6:30 pm)

    • September 19, 2020
      8 am to 4 pm

  • October Course 
    (Registration ends on October 1st)(Orientation on October 2nd via Zoom at 6:30 pm)

    • October 10, 2020
      8 am to 4 pm
       

 

Course Calendar

 

CER/CEO - Are you ready? Review of student logs and transcripts.  August 17, 2020 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

CER/CEO - Are you ready? Review of student logs and transcripts.  August 24, 2020 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

CER/CEO - Day 1 (Via Zoom)       

Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 8 am - 4 pm

(Lunch break from Noon until 1 pm) 

CER Only - Day 2 (Via Zoom)       

Saturday, September 26, 2020 from 8 am - 4 pm 

(Lunch break from Noon until 1 pm)

Live review of student Transcripts       

Monday, October 5, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

and Log Sheets           

 

Issue Certificates of Completion        

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - Certificates of Competition 

issued for students assignments reviewed on October 5, 2020.

 

CER/CEO - Day 1 (Via Zoom)       

Saturday, October 10, 2020 from 8 am - 4 pm 

(Lunch break from Noon until 1 pm) 

 

CER Only - Day 2 (Via Zoom)       

Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 8 am - 4 pm 

(Lunch break from Noon until 1 pm)

 

Live review of student Transcripts       

Monday, October 19, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

and Log Sheets           

 

Issue Certificates of Completion       

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - Certificates of Competition 

issued for students assignments reviewed on October 19, 2020.

 

Live review of student Transcripts       

Monday, October 26, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

and Log Sheets   

 

Issue Certificates of Completion       

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - Certificates of Competition 

issued for students assignments reviewed on October 26, 

2020.

 

Exam Review                   

Monday, November 2, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

       

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 required during this course:

  • Laptop or desktop computer

  • Earbuds or headset

  • Foot pedal (CERs only)

  • Internet access

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

 

MECRA instructors are available by contacting with the following options:

 

1.  Attend the webinar sessions.  GoToMeeting invitations are sent directly to each participant. 

2.  Email us at mecracorrespondence@gmail.com
3.  Call us 989-217-8225

 

 

 

ZOOM MEETING INSTRUCTIONS

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

Save the Dates for 2021

CER Course via Zoom

 

January 2nd and 16th, 2021

April 17th and 24th, 2021

September 18th and 25th,2021

October 16th and 23rd, 2021

CEO Course via Zoom

 

January 2nd,  2021

April 17th, 2021

September 18th, 2021

October 16th, 2021

About MECRA

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.