ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL REALTIME COURT REPORTING INSTITUTE
We have been training realtime voice writers since 2005. Our mission is to provide real people with flexible, exciting, and lucrative careers.
What is the International Realtime Court Reporting Institute?
The International Realtime Court Reporting Institute is home to one of the most successful voice writing educational programs in the United States.
The online training program offered by the International Realtime Court Reporting Institute is comprehensive but it’s also easy to understand. In other words, you’ll learn everything you need to know to pass the court reporter licensing exam (both the national exam and your state exam), but you won’t pull your hair out from studying.
Upon graduating from the International Realtime Court Reporting Institute, you’ll be ready to start your new, high-paying career as a court reporter.
Meet our amazing team.
Without question, Sarah Flynn and Colette Wayda, are the best voice writing instructors in the country.
Sarah Flynn, CCR, CVR-M, RVR, CLT
Founder and lead instructor – NVRA director
Sarah has been a certified court reporter since 1994 and has been working in the state of Arkansas since that time. She founded IR Court Reporting Institute in 2005 and has been teaching the best voice writing reporters ever since. Sarah is a working court reporter and a cheerleader for students. You can look to Sarah for constant motivation to succeed, and your success is her number one priority. Sarah’s other certifications include Certified Verbatim Reporter-Master, Realtime Verbatim Reporter, and Certified Legal Transcriptionist with the NVRA.
Colette Wayda, CCR
Colette Wayda started teaching transcriptionists in 1995 and has been teaching voice writing court reporters since 2001. She also became a Certified Court Reporter in Georgia in 2005. Colette is a working reporter and assists Sarah in giving students the best training possible so they are totally prepared to enter the field upon certification.
Maranda Sullivan, RCP, Past NVRA President
Student Coordinator and CART Program Coordinator
Maranda “Mandy” Sullivan has been providing realtime CART services for over 11 years. Mandy assists students with CART training and also assists students in moving along in course studies.
How the International Realtime Court Reporting Institute Works?
The International Realtime Court Reporting Institute is a proven voice writing training program that utilizes an online portal so that anyone in the world can become a court reporter.
Thanks to its internet-based classroom format, International Realtime Court Reporting Institute has been able to accept students from all across the United States, and even international students from the UK, Canada, British Virgin Islands, and Singapore.
As a student at the International Realtime Court Reporting Institute, you’ll be required to take 43, self-paced, online classes from two of the best court reporters in America (Sarah Flynn and Collete Wayda). Although the classes are self-paced (meaning you can take a long as you like to complete them) most international Realtime Court Reporting Institute students complete their coursework in less than 12 months.
Helping Stenographers Learn New Skills
In addition to assisting aspiring court reporters looking to get started in a new career, the International Realtime Court Reporting Institute also helps current court reporters and stenographers expand their professional skill set.
International Realtime Court Reporting Institute offers a number of continuing education courses for current court reporters—courses that teach modern court reporting skills and techniques like voice writing theory, speed building, and how to use tools like Dragon Professional and Eclipse VOX.
If you are a current courtroom reporter looking to broaden your skills, click below to view our continuing education courses.
START YOUR REWARDING CAREER AS A COURT REPORTER TODAY
Given the low barrier to entry, Certified Court Reporters are some of the most in-demand, well-paid legal professionals in the United States. That means it’s relatively easy to become a court reporter and start making more money if you learn the basics at the International Realtime Court Reporting Institute.