Sum, sum, summertime: join me in genealogy education 3 times!

Genealogy education and research doesn’t stop in the summer. Air conditioning makes it more desirable. Among the variety offered this coming summer are these three events at which I will be teaching. July 16-21, Pittsburgh, Annual Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. Registration has begun for this annual summer week of genealogical education. It is held […]

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Special Education History: From a Ph.D. who is a genealogist!

Today there are many people worried about the future of special education for our children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins who have special needs. I know several people who have been involved in Special Education and not surprisingly, most are also genealogists. I am delighted to announce that a former student of mine, Norena A. […]

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March 8, Wednesday is GRIP July registration. What’s GRIP?

Each summer, attendees from all over the United States and several countries come to the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) for in-depth, hands-on week-long courses. Registration will open on Wednesday, March 8 at noon Eastern (9 a.m. Pacific) for the six courses being offered July 16-21, 2017 on the beautiful campus of La Roche […]

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Local class: The Three Rs: Reading, ‘Riting, and Research in School Records

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 I will be teaching an extended class on school records. The place is the Minnesota Historical Society.   School records are extensive including teaching contracts, school censuses, grading, attendance, conduct, parent and guardian names, minutes, sports participation and many more specific records that provide individual and family details. Schools include […]

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