Dessa Van Schuyver became a certified court reporter in 2001. As an amateur Web site designer, Dessa had a passion for computers and technology. Shortly after certification, Dessa started using Dragon NaturallySpeaking along with Computer Aided Transcription software.
Dessa has an extensive background with voice writing software and uses realtime technology every day. She is a workingvoice-writingprofessional with real-world experience and knowledge to share. Dessa has ten years of experience working closely with the NVRA and preparing candidates for the CVR test.
Dessa, as an experienced professional, provides private instruction to help students develop study skills, prepare for court reporting examinations and gain occupational skills. She offers feedback, assesses students’ needs and crafts individualized plans that support learning success.
Member National Tutoring Association
First Dragon Tamer workshop, Dragon 101, 2008
Authorized EclipseVox trainer since 2008
Georgia CE provider 2008 to present: Dragon and EclipseVox.
NVRA: Speaker at national conventions in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017 – Dragon and Eclipse Vox.
NVRA CE provider 2009 to present: Dragon and EclipseVox.
Realtime Voice Academy 2011 to present: continuing education for court reporters, certification test preparation for court reporting students and captioning students using Dragon and Eclipse Vox
Butler Community College, Wichita, Kansas - Dragon and EclipseVox training provided to instructors in 2011.
United States Marine Corps - Dragon and EclipseVox training provided to Marine reporters:
Okinawa, Japan, August 2011
Okinawa, Japan, August 2015
Camp Lejeune, NC, February 2014
Lawrenceville, Georgia, May 2014
Honolulu, Hawaii, February 2017
Arkansas Court Reporter Association - Dragon, October 2011 and April 2014.
Missouri Court Reporter Association – Dragon, September 2013.
Louisiana Court Reporter Association - Dragon in August 2014
Executive Board Member GCCRA 2013-2016
United States Air Force - July 2016 – Dragon and Eclipse Vox
Missouri Court Reporter Association – April 2017, Dragon
Dessa has also conducted numerous in-person Dragon and EclipseVox workshops in Seattle, Washington; Fayetteville, Arkansas; Hot Springs, Arkansas; Little Rock, Arkansas; Memphis, Tennessee; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Raleigh, North Carolina; Columbia, South Carolina as well as various workshops throughout Georgia and online.