In today’s podcast episode, Diana and I are talking about continuing education in genealogy. Benjamin Franklin said, “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” We discuss accreditation, the importance of keeping up with new methodologies and developments in the field such as DNA, and how to go about improving your genealogy education. Learning about records, localities, and methodologies are a good place to start. We also talk about setting goals, creating an education plan, books, webinars, conferences, institutes, blog reading, and other types of educational experiences.
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ICAPGen – The International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists
Guide to Applying for an Accredited Genealogist® Credential
Evidence Explained by Elizabeth Shown Mills
The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy by Val Greenwood
Tracing Your Irish Ancestors: The Complete Guide by John Grenham
Board for Certification of Genealogists – Proposed DNA Standards
Record Types to Know by Region at ICAPGen
Cyndi’s List of Online Courses or Webinars
Board for Certification of Genealogists Webinars
Conference Keeper – list of genealogy conferences and events
FGS Listings of Genealogy Societies
Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree
BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy
National Genealogical Society (NGS)
Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS)
Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG)
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP)
Genealogical Institute on Federal Records at the National Archives (Gen-Fed)
Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research
Feedly – RSS reader for reading blog articles
Top Genealogy Blogs at Feedspot
Geneamusings by Randy Seaver
National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ)
The New England Historical and Genealogical Register
Utah Genealogical Association Publication – Crossroads
Sign up for Research Like a Pro Study Group and e-Course Email List
Boston University Certification Program
BYU Idaho Online Family History Degree
Postgraduate studies in Genealogical, Palaeographic & Heraldic Studies at University of Strathclyde
Studying Genealogy: A Personalized Approach – Handout by Angela Packer McGhie, CGvia Utah Genealogical Association
Boost Your Genealogical Education with RootsTech 2019
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Salt Lake Community College has a genealogy certificate program – https://www.slcc.edu/continuinged/programs/genealogy.aspx
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