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Thank you, Brenda Schmelz!

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Our congratulations to all those who passed their examinations!

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Brenda Schmelz

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REMINDER: Part 2 of the “Tools of the Trade” program will be presented on Thursday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. Eastern. Please join us as Don Scott, CVR-CM-M, RVR, RCP and RBC, and Brenda Schmelz, CVR-M, will share information and resources that will benefit all court reporters. Topics for this session include: Free Recording Applications, Free Transcription Applications, Free PDF Converters, Phrase Extractors, Compression Applications, PDF Merger Applications, and Audio Editing Applications. In Part 3, on May 11, at 7:30 p.m. Eastern, they will cover Links, Practice Dictation and Gadgets -- all the fun stuff! This series promises to be very informative and helpful! Please try to join us live! The live sessions are open to all. The sessions will be recorded, but the recordings will be made available only to NVRA members under the Members tab of the NVRA web site. The link for the live session is listed below: Part 2, April 27: https://nvra.adobeconnect.com/r6lkpzs0k9q/ IN THE EVENT THAT YOU ARE KICKED OFF DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE SESSION WILL BE RECORDED. IF THE PRESENTERS ARE KICKED OFF, THE SESSION WILL BE RESCHEDULED!

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Upcoming Events
PARMA, OHIO: May 20-21
5/20/2017
Cleveland, Ohio

 

May 20-21, 2017

May 20 - CVR Test Readiness Session, 8:00 am - Noon (Note Time Change)
May 20 - On-Site Written Testing, 1:00 - 3:00 pm (Note Time Change)
May 20 - RVR Testing, 3:30 pm (Note Time Change)
May 21 - CVR and CVR-CM Testing, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (ending times vary by tester)

Registration Deadline:  May 12, 2017 (A $50.00 late fee will apply after this date.)
Window for Online Written Tests:  May 21 - June 3, 2017*
RBC-M and RCP-M Remote Dictation will be scheduled after registration closes on May 12.  You will be contacted to establish a mutally agreed upon time to take your remote dictation test.

 

LINKS TO REGISTER:

CVR and CM Test Registration
RBC-M and RCP-M Test Registration
RVR Test Registration

**If you are taking the online written exam through Comira, you must register through NVRA.  Upon registration through NVRA, you will receive information on test scheduling.**

TEST LOCATION:
Cuyahoga Community College - Western Campus
11000 W. Pleasant Valley Road
Parma, OH  44130
 
Business & Technology, Room C233.  The best place to park is in the C parking lot on the campus.


 

 

ATLANTA: June 24-25
6/24/2017
Atlanta, GA

 

June 24-25, 2017

June 24 - CVR Test Readiness Session, 8:00 am - Noon
June 24 - On-Site Written Testing, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
June 24 - RVR Testing, 3:30 pm
June 25 - CVR and CVR-CM Testing, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (ending times vary by tester)

Registration Deadline:  June 16, 2017 (A $50.00 late fee will apply after this date.)
Window for Online Written Tests:  June 18 - July 1, 2017*  (Registration deadline for the online written test will be June 9.)
RBC-M and RCP-M Remote Dictation will be scheduled after registration closes on June 16.  You will be contacted to establish a mutally agreed upon time to take your remote dictation test.

 

LINKS TO REGISTER:

CVR and CM Test Registration
RBC-M and RCP-M Test Registration
RVR Test Registration

**If you are taking the online written exam through Comira, you must register through NVRA.  Upon registration through NVRA, you will receive information on test scheduling.**

TEST LOCATION:
Hilton Garden Inn
3437 Bobby Brown Parkway
East Point, GA  30344

NVRA has reserved a block of rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn at the group rate of $110.00 per night plus tax.  Please call 404-477-6600 for reservations.  Reference National Verbatim Reporters Association.

 

 

LITTLE ROCK, AR: July 8-9
7/8/2017
Little Rock, AR

 

July 8-9, 2017

July 8 - CVR Test Readiness Session, 8:00 am - Noon
July 8 - On-Site Written Testing, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
July 8 - RVR Testing, 3:30 pm
July 9 - CVR and CVR-CM Testing, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (ending times vary by tester)

Registration Deadline:  June 30, 2017 (A $50.00 late fee will apply after this date.)
Window for Online Written Tests:  July 16 - July 31, 2017*
RBC-M and RCP-M Remote Dictation will be scheduled after registration closes on June 30.  You will be contacted to establish a mutally agreed upon time to take your remote dictation test.

 

LINKS TO REGISTER:

CVR and CM Test Registration
RBC-M and RCP-M Test Registration
RVR Test Registration

**If you are taking the online written exam through Comira, you must register through NVRA.  Upon registration through NVRA, you will receive information on test scheduling.**

TEST LOCATION:
William H. Bowen School of Law
1201 McMath Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72202

Driving directions.  Parking is free.
Link to hotels near William H. Bowen School of Law
NVRA 2017 Annual Conventi...
8/2/2017
Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza

 

2017 NVRA Annual Convention
Kansas City, Missouri
August 2-5
Intercontinental Kansas City on the Plaza

Program Details and Printable Registration
Register Online
Vendor Registration

Convention Hotel:
Intercontinental Kansas City on the Plaza
Room Rate:  $139 single or double
Book Your Hotel Room Online:  National Verbatim Reporters Assoc


 

KANSAS CITY, MO: August 2...
8/2/2017
Kansas City, MO

 

August 2-3, 2017

Convention Testing:  All Times Below are Subject to Change

August 2 - CVR Test Readiness Session, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
August 2 - RVR Testing, 9:00 am
August 2 - On-Site Written Testing, 10:00 am - Noon
August 3- CVR and CVR-CM Testing, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (ending times vary by tester)

Registration Deadline:  July 21, 2017 (A $50.00 late fee will apply after this date.)
Window for Online Written Tests:  August 4 - August 13, 2017*
RBC-M and RCP-M Remote Dictation will be scheduled after registration closes on July 21.  You will be contacted to establish a mutally agreed upon time to take your remote dictation test.

 

LINKS TO REGISTER:

CVR and CM Test Registration
RBC-M and RCP-M Test Registration
RVR Test Registration

**If you are taking the online written exam through Comira, you must register through NVRA.  Upon registration through NVRA, you will receive information on test scheduling.**

TEST LOCATION:
InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza
401 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO  64112

NVRA has a block of guest rooms reserved for $139(single or double) per night.  This group rate is available through Friday, July 7.  Call 1-866-856-9717 and ask for the National Verbatim Reporters Association group rate.


 

 

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