Genealogical institutes are great places for week-long in-depth learning. The Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) is one place for that. Students sign up for one course that takes place from Monday through Friday. GRIP offers two different weeks in the summer and each offers classes on many topics and geographic areas. Air conditioned classrooms, cafeteria, and dorm rooms that are just steps from each other. Once you attend GRIP, you will return! The learning, the camaraderie, eating meals together, and being around others for a whole week of talking genealogy is rewarding.
The courses for the 2017 edition of GRIP may be found here.
I am the coordinator and one of the instructors for Intermediate Genealogy: Tools for Digging Deeper. Joining me as instructors are Debbie Mieszala, CG, Melissa A. Johnson, CG, and Karen Mauer Jones, CG, FGBS. This course takes place during the second week of GRIP, July 16-21. This course offers an array of sessions, a group homework project that teaches several important research values, and the opportunity to have your personal research issue discussed in class. That discussion leads to many suggestions for solving the problem.
The 2017 registration dates are:
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, for courses held June 25-30, 2017
Wednesday, March 8, 2017, for courses held July 16-21, 2017
The listing of the six courses in each week (total of twelve) can be seen here and by clicking on the course name you will see details of all eighteen sessions in each course (also available by hovering over the “Courses” tab). GRIP offers courses for genealogists of all levels of experience and knowledge.
Put those registration dates on your calendar right now!
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