Tuesday, September 8, 2015

BCG free webinar Tuesday Sept. 15 on "The Best Educational Plan for You: Sifting through the Options" with Elissa Scalise Powell

BCG OFFERS FREE WEBINAR Tuesday, September 15

The Best Educational Plan for You: Sifting through the Options

September is back-to-school month. What genealogical education will you seek? Confused by all the possibilities? Trying to make your budget and calendar work with your desires? Which opportunities best suit your learning style and experience level? What scholarships are available? We all realize that genealogical education (standards 82 and 83) is a part of becoming a better genealogist by learning about records and techniques, and updating ourselves in new concepts. Attend this webinar to learn more about various opportunities in order to develop your own personalized education plan tailored to your goals.

The Board for Certification of Genealogists (“BCG”) will present “The Best Educational Plan for You: Sifting through the Options” a webinar by Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL, free to the public at 8:00 PM EDT 15 September 2015.

Seating is limited for this webinar. Please register early, and sign in early, to avoid disappointment.

The BCG is an independent certifying body and author of the 2014 Genealogy Standards.
Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL, is a western Pennsylvania researcher, lecturer, and co-director of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP). She is the immediate past-president of the Board for Certification of Genealogists; an instructor for Boston University’s Genealogical Research Certificate course; and coordinator of Samford University Library’s IGHR “Professional Genealogy” course. She taught genealogy courses at local community colleges for fourteen years and has been a regional and national speaker for over twenty years.

“We are pleased to offer this informative webinar,” said BCG president Jeanne Larzalere Bloom, CG. “The Board for Certification of Genealogists strives to foster public confidence in genealogy by promoting an attainable, uniform standard of competence and ethics. Educating all family historians is part of this mission.”

There is no charge, but space is limited. Please register for Elissa Scalise Powell, “The Best Educational Plan for You: Sifting through the Options” before 15 September 2015 at: 


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. For more information contact: office@BCGcertification.org.

Please visit http://bcgcertification.org/blog/bcg-webinars to learn about BCG's previous webinars.

CG, Certified Genealogist, CGL, and Certified Genealogical Lecturer are service marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, used under license by board certificants after periodic evaluations. The board name is a trademark registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


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