Court Reporting Theory Training                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

What is PRESTO?

PRESTO is a stenotype theory, a method for using steno machines as seen in courts and other venues where spoken words need to be transformed to written words.
PRESTOsteno is the name of our training program offered to court reporting schools and to individuals who choose to learn from home.

Why Learn Stenotype?

Acquiring stenotype skills opens doors to several lucrative careers including court reporting, transcription, captioning and more.  If you are looking for a career with flexible hours, great income and a high demand for your skills,  consider our training program for the first step.

Explore Careers

Take a minute to explore careers. Here are some of them.
  • Medical or Legal Transcriptionist
  • Deposition Reporter
  • Court Reporter
  • Captioner (provides closed captions as seen on the bottom of your TV screen)
  • CART Reporter (provides instant translations for hearing impaired individuals)

Begin exploring here:


The PRESTO Book is offered in a convenient stand-up binder as well as in PDF format for those who prefer to use their computer or tablet.  PRESTOsteno uses both visual and audio learning techniques.