Not your ancestry? Oh, it’s still worth an hour of your time. You never know what you might learn about oral history, what someone with Asia-Pacific ancestry might ask you about in six months, or simply expanding your history knowledge. When I was doing publicity for and co-chairing large genealogy conferences, I often suggested that […]

Free National Archives Genealogy Series

I love press releases like this from a few days ago. I plan to watch some and unfortunately have a couple conflicts on dates. I will later watch them on YouTube. The National Archives channel there already has extensive presentations and short videos. National Archives kicks off annual online Genealogy Series for May, June […]

Hey genealogy enthusiasts! Join us in June for Digging Deeper: Records, Tools, and Skills

Why join us before the seats are filled? This long-standing course speaks for itself and the evaluations from past students in this “beyond the basics course tell the story.” GRIP Genealogy Institute is the place to register. Don’t forget!

More genealogy education: Online study groups for Mastering Genealogical Documentation

Have you heard about these study groups? Ideal way to improve your documentation of research results while wearing your slippers. These offer great discussions to help you. Registration is now open for the Mastering Genealogical Documentation Study Group with Cyndi Ingle! Wednesdays at Noon Pacific or Saturdays at 10am Pacific. This will be a beginner/low-intermediate […]

My work this week? Final Preparation for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy Northern Plains Course.

The 29th annual Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) takes place January 22-26, 2024, virtually. With the increase in various viruses spreading, that virtual part is smart news. I am working on the final touches in my presentations for Course 8: “Researching Along the Northern Plains” that is coordinated by Gary Ball-Kilbourne. The syllabus material […]

Upcoming courses on Mastering Genealogical Documentation

Educational news from Cari Taplin and Cyndi Ingle is below. I have heard great things about these study courses. “Registration is now open for the MGD Study Group – Mastering Genealogical Documentation, an Eight-Week Beginning Principles Course, lead by Cari Taplin and Cyndi Ingle of Cyndi’s List. The course runs from September 27, 2023 through […]

Genealogy webinars: Free and low-cost

If you have read my blog posts before, you know I am a strong advocate for continuing education in genealogy. Heck, in many professions, continuing education is a must. Doctors, nurses, dentists, teachers, realtors, social workers, pharmacists, paramedics, plumbers, and many other occupations either recommend or require it. The number of genealogists (some who consider […]

Genealogy immersion for the presenters and the students equals deep education

Over the past two weeks, I presented a total of 17 lectures and led several discussion groups as part of two genealogical institutes. Then I rested a bit for a couple days. Watching baseball is one passion that relaxes me. One institute was the Texas Institute of Genealogical Research and the other was the Genealogical […]