Lakeshore Technical College to Hold Court Reporting Open House





The National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), the country's leading organization representing stenographic court reporters, broadcast and CART captioners, and legal videographers, has designated Feb. 11 - 18 as the 2017 National Court Reporting and Captioning Week. Lakeshore Technical College is one of only two colleges in the state to offer a degree in Court Reporting. 

LTC will be holding an open house for individuals interested in learning more about earning an associate degree in the Court Reporting program.  The open house will be held from 5:30-6:30pm at LTC on Wednesday, February 15 in room L137 and individuals can come any time during that time.

Participants will have the opportunity to meet a Court Reporting grad who has found career success, learn more about the program, learn more about attending live, interactive TV classes, find out about the option to participate in classes from the comfort of home if you live in an outlying region as well as find out what the next steps are to get registered for classes.

The program is certified by the National Court Reporters Association and graduates are trained to provide instantaneous text transcriptions for legal proceedings. Court reporting is a high demand career with an average salary of $50,000 per year with 100% placement after graduation from the LTC program. 

"This is a great career choice if you are an excellent listener, have strong language and communication skills, and are detail-oriented," says LTC Instructor Barbi Galarno.

An additional informational session will be held Wednesday, April 5 from at the same time and location for those who are unable to attend the open house.

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About Lakeshore Technical College

Each year more than 10,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on LTC for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. LTC faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals.<.p>

LTC, a nationally recognized technical college, was recently named a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist. The college was also ranked the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, the #3 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, #9 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by, and a top-150 two-year college for the fourth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute.

Close to 1,000 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $46,800 per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at four additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at

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