NCRA is committed to promoting reading and expanding the educational opportunities for our members. The Council of the Academy of Professional Reporters (CAPR) and the NCRA Teacher Certification Committee has approved all books for use in the continuing education program.



  • Reporters may complete exams on any book listed, and earn 0.25 PDC for passing grades of 85% and above.
  • Tests are graded on a pass/fail basis and may not be repeated.
  • PDCs will only be awarded to participants who pass the exam.


Important Note

Please note you cannot use a book test toward your certification requirements if you meet any of the following:

  • You are in the process of reinstating your certification(s).
  • You have taken the test before, pass or fail.
  • You have already earned 1.0 PDC (0.25 PDC if a CLVS) during this cycle.

Please review your current cycle transcript before taking any JCR article or NCRA book tests.



  • Members $35.00
  • Non-members $75.00




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