Springtime in Ohio! The OGS Conference

Have you signed up yet? The Ohio Genealogical Society Conferences are always great learning and networking events. The 2016 edition takes place at the Great Wolf Lodge in Mason, Ohio. That’s 25 miles north of Cincinnati. The dates are April 28-30 and I hope to see you there. Pre-conference activities on Wednesday, April 27 include […]

TOMORROW! March 2 is GRIP registration

Tomorrow, March 2, is the opening of online registration for the 2016 second week of the Genealogical Institute of Pittsburgh. This week takes place from July 17-22. Things get going early on Sunday evening. Get your fingers ready so you get the course you want! In fact, look at the GRIP registration NOW in order […]

Registration begins TODAY for the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh!

TODAY, Wednesday, February 10, at Noon EST is when registration opens for the first week (June 26-July 1) of the 2016 Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh.  GRIP takes place at LaRoche College in Pittsburgh. Then, on Wednesday, March 2, noon EST, registration opens for the second week of GRIP (July 17-22). This is the week […]

Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh registration is getting closer!

The next institute for me is the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP). GRIP is held at LaRoche College in northern Pittsburgh. Sunday evening is check-in and classes run from Monday through noon on Friday each of the two weeks that courses are offered.  This institute has a dorm, classrooms, and cafeteria just steps away […]

Registration dates for the 2016 Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh are announced

Do you realize how close we are to 2016? One of the Institutes I coordinate and teach at has announced the 2016 registration dates. That would be GRIP, aka Get a GRIP, aka: The Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh once again has two weeks of courses. The first week takes place June 26-July 1. The […]

Early bird registration deadline for GRIP is May 15

A week of genealogy in a beautiful green campus setting. Interaction with other genealogists, classmates, and instructors. You never know who you will end up sitting next to in the classroom or in the cafeteria. I have seen friendships develop and even some ancestral matches made. The Genealogical Institute of Pittsburgh is all that and […]

Summer genealogy learning in comfort at GRIP

It’s only three months till Debbie Mieszala, Josh Taylor, and I will be standing in front of a roomful of genealogists that will be learning more intermediate level genealogy.  This is the 4th year I have coordinated this Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) course. Not quite at the intermediate level yet? We will guide […]

Genealogical Research Institute of Pennsylvania 1 & 2!

I am home from a successful week at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh that was held at LaRoche College. I had a classroom full of wonderful and sharing people in the course I coordinate, “Intermediate Genealogy: Tools for Digging Deeper.” The homework project for the week turned out to be one that featured many […]

A few dates & links for your genealogy calendar

Do you have these events on your summer genealogy calendar? I will be presenting sessions at all of these events and would love to meet you there. Have a genealogy question? Bring it along to the event and I will help you figure out the answer! Just click on the underlined words to reach the […]

4 busy months of genealogical education for me

I just updated my large wall calendar that I see each time I walk into my office. I have a busy next four months. I hope you will be able to join me at one or more of these places where I will be lecturing. Be sure to click on the links for full details […]