Third Party Resources

StenoCAT Users Network ("SUN")- the best source for StenoCAT users!

StenoCAT Users Network convenes twice annually across the United States to provide the latest in StenoCAT training and professional seminars. A completely independent organization, SUN enjoys a close advisory relationship with Gigatron and works with technical support and trainers to ensure members have the best training available. SUN is a great way to network and learn while meeting new friends, visiting exciting cities and earning CEUs.

NCRA Approved Court Reporting Schools

If you are an educator or student and would like your school’s name listed here, please contact us.

Online Self-Paced Learning Resources

  • BestScopingTechniques - BeST Scoping Techniques has been a leader in training professional scopists since 2002, with a comprehensive, no-nonsense approach to the lessons, and a bit of fun thrown in too!

  • Platinum Steno – Provides 100% online court reporting instruction for new and continuing students, offering Theory, Speed Building, and RPR Prep material.

  • SimplySteno - SimplySteno is an online speedbuilding program that works with court reporting students from 60-225 words per minute, and prepares them to take the NCRA or other state exams.

  • StarTran Online - NCRA-approved StarTran Realtime Theory for students in court reporting, captioning, and communication access realtime translation (CART).

Certified Independent StenoCAT Trainers

  • Paula Mecke (RPR) is an independent CAT specialist who has successfully taught beginning, intermediate, and advanced StenoCAT training classes at StenoCAT User Network seminars and NCRA events. If the training courses sponsored by Gigatron are incompatible with your training needs and timeframes, Paula may be available for personal and group sessions as well as telephone training.