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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Getting ready for a trip to SLIG and the FHL

It’s a January ritual for me and this year about 350 other people. This includes people from all over the U.S., Canada, and some other countries. The week-long Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) begins on Monday, January 11th with a special reception and registration the night before. That’s when students pick up their syllabus […]

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Intermediate Genealogy Course in January: It’s for you!

Are you not sure where to go next after exhausting many online resources? Do you think the are more online resources you don’t know about? Wish you had a highly experienced genealogy professional with whom to discuss your research? Want to take other courses at an institute but know you aren’t quite ready to keep […]

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Time to make hotel reservations for the 2016 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy!

Hotel reservations opened a few days ago for the January 2016 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. SLIG is so popular that the room block quickly filled on most nights! Never fear, the SLIG team was able to increase the room block. The hotel is the Hilton Salt Lake City Center. The property features comfortable meeting space, […]

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Genealogists: You could win a scholarship to SLIG 2016

Would you like to win a scholarship that covers the tuition cost to attend the 11-15 January 2016 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG)? The 2016 edition offers 13 courses. The scholarship enables you to choose any one of the courses. SLIG takes place a couple blocks from the Family History Library. Talk about convenient! […]

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Salt Lake Genealogy Institute savings deadline October 31

How can it be past the middle of October already? I do see the leaves changing and the weather is definitely cooler. The 2015 edition of the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy is rapidly approaching. It takes place January 12-16. The early bird deadline for the 2015 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy ends on Friday, […]

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Just might be 300+ reasons to attend SLIG 2015

The annual Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy is getting closer. January 12-16, 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of SLIG. Those 300+ reasons in the title of this blog post? It’s networking with more than 300 fellow genealogists all gathered in the same place and willing to talk about family history research. Time before and after […]

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