Schedule

All sessions are worth 0.1 CEU | All times are Eastern time.

 
Time Session
9–9:50 a.m. *Spring Fling Deal Session
Ready. Set. EDUCATE!
Phyllis Craver-Lykken, RPR
Sue A. Terry, FAPR, RPR, CRR, CRC

Join Sue and Phyllis as they teach you how to proactively educate your clients, judges, and/or captioning companies about the benefits of using stenographic court reporters or captioners vs. the perils of digital, artificial intelligence, or automatic speech recognition technology. The resources you need will be at your fingertips when you need them most. Being proactive in today’s highly competitive market has never been easier -- or more important.

0.1 CEU

10–11 a.m. *Spring Fling Deal Session
Retirement Planning for Business Owners
Paula Pass, CFP®, ChFEBC, CEO

We will explore the various types of retirement accounts available for business owners that are S-Corps, LLC’s, and sole proprietors. Once identified, we detail the different tax advantages for each of those accounts and their nuances to consider when there are two or even three choices available at the same time. Lastly, we will review the different types of annuities and how to discern if including an annuity is an appropriate piece to consider for your retirement plan.

Objectives, by the end of the presentation, you will be able to:

  • Identify the six different types of Qualified Retirement Accounts and their respective contribution limits;
  • Determine your current tax bracket and from those six Qualified Retirement Accounts available, you be able to select and implement the one(s) that is most tax advantageous for your current financial situation;
  • List the three primary types of annuities; know where to look for fees, expenses, and guarantees that are offered and from that information determine if an annuity is suitable for your retirement plan
0.1 CEU
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. *Spring Fling Deal Session
State of the Union: What’s going on in state legislatures and in Washington, D.C., since the pandemic and how you can make a difference
Jocelyn A. Moore, NCRA Director of State Government Relations
Dave Wenhold, CAE, PLC, Executive Director

This seminar will give you a 30,000-foot view of what is happening across the country in state legislatures concerning the pandemic and how it affects the profession. Additionally, we will give you some tips and tricks in how you can help advocate for yourself and your colleagues and participate with your elected officials.

0.1 CEU

12:30–1:30 p.m. I Am Not a Cat
Andrea Kreutz, CLVS
LaJuana Pruitt, CLVS
Mindy Sindiong, CLVS

Learn and share how to handle the follies and pitfalls of remote depositions.

0.1 CEU

12:30–1:30 p.m. Keeping Students Engaged in Today’s Online Learning Environment
Allison Hall, RDR, CRR

Innovative and creative teaching tips and ideas to implement to keep students engaged in online learning, interested in practicing, and wanting to give you their absolute best.

0.1 CEU

1:45–2:45 p.m. Advanced Captioning
Kathy Cortopassi, RDR, CRR, CRC

This seminar will provide step-by-step instructions for the four most popular platforms (Adobe Connect, iCap, Webex, Zoom with API) for captioners.

0.1 CEU

3–4 p.m. *Spring Fling Deal Session
A Deep Dive into Windows 10 and Popular Microsoft Technologies
Kenya Herring

Learn how to efficiently navigate through the most notable operating system for business. Take a deep dive into key features of Windows 10 and Office 365 to gain a better understanding of its use cases.

0.1 CEU

4:15–5:15 p.m. *Spring Fling Deal Session
The Dash – It’s Not Just for Interruptions (LIVE VIEWING only)
Margie Wakeman Wells, CRI

Let’s look at the -- could there be more dashes in this transcript? But there are reasons other than just the interruption for us to use the dash. We will take a look at where our friend, the dash, is also appropriate and VERY correct. And in some places, a colon will work instead of having to use another dash. So let’s review the rules for the dash and the colon.

Whether this is a refresher or brand-new information, there is no better way to spend a Saturday morning than talking punctuation! How much more fun could there be?

Note: This session will ONLY be shown live and cannot be viewed later as a recording. NO REFUNDS will be given to participants who are unable to view it live.

0.1 CEU
5:30–6:15 p.m. Happy Hour
(Link will be sent to all registrants before the event)

 

Tentative schedule. Subject to change.

 

 

 

 

 

Event notes

  • All sessions are worth 0.1 CEU.
  • All live webinar times are Eastern time.
  • Webinars are available to view for thirty days, unless otherwise noted ("The Dash").

For questions or additional information about this event and other educational programs, email schools@ncra.org.