2022 ACRA Hybrid Midyear Seminar

  • 05/14/2022
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sonesta Select - Phoenix Camelback and online


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Achieve, Believe & Celebrate!

ACRA Midyear Seminar

May 14, 2022

Sonesta Select - Phoenix Camelback

and Zoom Webinar

"Achieve, Believe & Celebrate!"

Saturday, May 14, 2022

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

COURSE:  Ergonomics for the Court Reporter


CREDIT HOURS: 1.5 (.15 CEUs)

DESCRIPTION:  Mr. Taube will discuss the benefits of effective ergonomics and how to help reduce injuries. Attendees will learn to appreciate the  benefits of an effective ergonomics program by recognizing which ergonomic injuries are more common for court reporters and identifying controls that can be implemented to reduce ergonomic injuries.

10:30 AM to 12:00 NOON

COURSE:  Margie Holds Court - virtually  (Part 1)

PRESENTER:  Margie Wakeman Wells

CREDIT HOURS: 1.5 (.15 CEUs)

DESCRIPTION:  Margie will present an array of English-related topics for Court Reporters.  Attendees will strive to improve accuracy with punctuation, spelling, and grammar to make transcripts more readable.

1:00 to 1:30 PM -  Join us for a brief town hall to hear the latest information on ACRA's legislative efforts.

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

COURSE:  Margie Holds Court - virtually  (Part 2)

PRESENTER:  Margie Wakeman Wells

CREDIT HOURS:  1.5 (.15 CEUs)

3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

COURSE:  Getting Ready to Get Old and Living Healthy to Enjoy It!

PRESENTER:  Dr. Lance Dreher (Dr. Fitness)

CREDIT HOURS:  1.5 (.15 CEUs)

DESCRIPTION:  Dr. Dreher will share his knowledge regarding Nutrition/Fitness/Wellness Management.  Attendees will benefit from Dr. Dreher’s expertise on the role proper nutrition and exercise plays in managing your physical well-being as well as helping to balance mental health and stress management.      

2022 Midyear Seminar Speaker Bios is available here.


The Venue:

The conveniently located Sonesta Select - Phoenix Camelback, 2101 East Camelback Road, Phoenix, Arizona, is the site for our 2022 Midyear Seminar. To make room reservations at our $109.00 ACRA rate Click here or call (602) 955-5200 before April 29.  There are limited rooms so don't delay. For more information about the hotel, click here.

In-person attendance will be limited to the first 50 attendees to register; online attendance is unlimited.

The Fun:

There will be raffles for both in-person and online attendees.  The hotel is in a fantastic location for socializing after the seminar.  Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for in-person attendees.


Court reporting students are welcome to attend this event online without charge if an ACRA member.  Join ACRA here:   Join ACRA

Event Sponsorships:

ACRA depends on the financial support of our sponsors to be able to provide quality programming for our events.  Please consider being a sponsor. Whether big or small, it is all appreciated.
Want to see the several ways you can sponsor this event?  Click here

Prize and Raffle Donations:

Our raffles provide us with a lot of fun at our events, and they also help to offset some of our expenses so we can provide excellent programs.  We would love to know ahead of time what raffle items or cash you will contribute.
Want to donate a cash prize or a raffle item?  Send an email to office@acraonline.org.

Exhibitors & Vendors:

Space and attendance is limited at this event.  If you are interested in being an exhibitor or vendor, please contact ACRA at office@acraonline.org.


Printable Registration Form:

Download a printable form that you can mail in:  2022 Midyear Seminar Attendee Registration

In-person registration is limited to 50 attendees.  All registrations received after Saturday, May 7, will include a $30 late fee.  Register early!

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