Realtime Coach has pledged to match contributions to Project Steno, up to $50,000, in support of its mission to recruit students into the court reporting and captioning professions.

February 19, 2018, Worcester, MA – Project Steno, newly incorporated in 2017 to grow the court reporting profession, announced today it has received a commitment from Realtime Coach to match all contributions to Project Steno, up to $50,000 – a major and generous financial commitment!

Realtime Coach is well known in the court reporting field as a pioneer in the delivery of online court reporting educational programs.  “The people at Realtime Coach are high-profile leaders in court reporting education delivery and we are excited to have their support,” said Project Steno executive director Nancy Varallo. “Realtime Coach’s generous commitment to match contributions to Project Steno effectively doubles the impact of our fundraising efforts.”

“We serve the court reporting profession and are committed to seeing it grow,” explained Realtime Coach CEO Jared Carman. “Project Steno’s mission—to recruit and train the next generation of court reporters and captioners—is vital and timely. We are excited to invest in this effort.”

About Project Steno

Founded in 2017, Project Steno is an independent, charitable organization that relies entirely on financial support from the court reporting community.  Its goals are to:

  • Promote the court reporting profession and recruit promising students;
  • Partner with court reporting schools to graduate students in two years; and
  • Defray education costs by awarding tuition assistance to qualifying students in schools and programs across the country.

Project Steno has applied for 501(c)3 status as a charitable organization.  It operates entirely on a not-for-profit basis.  In January 2018, having raised over $100,000 from the court reporting community, Project Steno launched its program of tuition assistance and placed its first students in court reporting school.  With the manifest enthusiasm of court reporters everywhere, Project Steno will continue to raise funds to promote widespread awareness of our unique profession and create a robust pipeline of students into court reporting schools and graduates into the field.  Learn more at

About Realtime Coach

Realtime Coach drives growth in the court reporting and captioning industries by powering online training, testing and learning management. Since the company’s founding in 2005, hundreds of organizations worldwide have adopted the Realtime Coach platform, with thousands of members building speed and passing tests—chalking up nearly three million hours on-task. Through patented technologies and long-term relationships, Realtime Coach continues to enable individuals and organizations to achieve their graduation and certification goals, and to find and reward top talent.

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