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Free Eclipse Training for Members and Students ($35 Non-members) - CRCW 2024

  • 3 Feb 2024
  • 1:00 PM
  • Online via Zoom


  • If not a VCRA member, you must provide proof of student status.

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In honor of 2024 Court Reporting & Captioning Week, VCRA is offering free virtual software training for members and students!  Training will be strictly limited to demonstrating Version 10 and Version 11 Boost artificial intelligence capabilities.  Non-members can attend for $35.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and solve those pesky software problems!

Eclipse training will be provided by Michele Eddy.  The link to join the training will be emailed to registrants closer to the event date.

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Members FREE | Students FREE

Non-members $35

About the Trainer

Michele Eddy, RPR, CRR, CRI, CCR, and Realtime Systems Administrator

Michele has been a freelance court reporter for over 30 years, beginning her career in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1989, after graduation from the Academy of Court Reporting in Cleveland, Ohio. In August 2009, she moved to the D.C./Northern Virginia area. She has been a Certified Realtime Reporter since 2000 and earned the Realtime Systems Administrator Certificate in 2012.

Michele has served in all Board positions of the Ohio Court Reporters Association and is currently the President of the Virginia Court Reporters Association, having previously served as Secretary and Director over the last six years. She chaired the Education Committee and the Lawyers and Paralegals Liaison Committee of VCRA, having conducted A to Z classes and participated in school counsellor and school career day events. She received the Frank G. Tayloe Award by VCRA in March 2015 and the Outstanding Performance and Special Achievement awards in 2003 and 2007, respectively, by OCRA.

Up to June 2020, Michele worked as a high-volume freelance reporter in depositions, trials, or arbitration settings on almost a daily basis, providing interactive realtime, rough drafts, daily copy, or rush transcripts. In 2019, Michele had the privilege of serving as a temporary Reporter of Debates for the U.S. Senate for several weeks, having a part in creating the Congressional Record on a daily basis.

From June 2020 forward, Michele has been working for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a Verbatim Reporting Officer, covering Board and Committee Meetings remotely and in person, providing realtime, rough drafts, and final transcripts that are a part of the final Minutes.

Michele has been using the Eclipse software during her freelance years and CaseCATtalyst during her years at the IMF and the Senate. She has taken several training courses from certified trainers and is proficient in using both software programs.

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