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 […]

Registration is open for online Family History Research Course this March

Are you a beginning family history researcher? Maybe it’s been a while since you worked on it and need to update and restart your family history research? Join the Clayton Library Friends and Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, professional researcher and lecturer for 4 online sessions in March! Each session is accompanied by an extensive handout with […]