Wednesday, December 18, 2019

2020 Webinars Sponsored by Board for Certification of Genealogists

I recently received this information from Polly Kimmitt about BCG webinars:


Board for Certification of Genealogists® 

to Sponsor Free Webinars

The Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) is proud to announce sponsorship of twelve monthly webinars in 2020 at our partner website Legacy Family Tree Webinars (

Date Speaker Topic
January 21 Jan M. Joyce, DBA, CG, CGL Creative Hypothesis Development for Complex Genealogy Problems
February 18 Barbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FUGA, FVGS A Convincing Argument or a Convoluted Mess?
March 17 Karen Stanbary, CG Techniques for Integrating Documentary and Genetic Information in a Research Report
April 21 Rebecca Whitman Koford, CG, CGL Maryland State Archives Decoded
May 19 Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG Discover the Holdings of German Archives
June 16 David Ouimette, CG, CGL Genealogical Treasures in Irish Archives
July 21 Warren Bittner, CG Elusive Immigrant: The Search for Dora Lühr
August 18 Thomas W. Jones, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA The Advance of Research Habits Over Recent Decades—And the Downside
September 15 Melissa A. Johnson, CG Reconstructing the Murphy Family Using DNA & Documentary Evidence
October 20 Angela Packer McGhie, CG Using DNA Test Results to Confirm a Pedigree
November 17 Shannon Green, CG Separating and Merging Identities of Same-Named Men
December 15 Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL From the 18th to the 21st: The Records of Prohibition

“The Board for Certification of Genealogists is pleased to present these high-quality educational webinars,” said President LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG, CGL. “BCG provides educational offerings to family historians of all levels of experience, and promotes public confidence in genealogy by supporting uniform standards of competence.”

BCG’s webinars are normally held on the third Tuesday of each month at 8 p.m. Eastern time. In order to accommodate those who might have schedule conflicts, webinars may be accessed by the public at no charge for a week after each live broadcast. BCG webinars are always free to BCG-certified associates.

BCG receives a commission if you register by clicking and buying via our affiliate link at After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details on how to join the webinar. For more information contact:

To see the full list of BCG-sponsored webinars for 2020, visit the BCG blog SpringBoard at . For access to all BCG webinars, see the BCG Library at Legacy Family Tree Webinars at our affiliate link: . To register for more than one webinar at the same time, use our affiliate link: .

For additional resources for genealogical education, please visit: .

Polly FitzGerald Kimmitt, CG
BCG News Release Coordinator

The words Certified Genealogist and the designation CG are registered certification marks, and the designation CGL and Certified Genealogical Lecturer are service marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists®, used under license by board certificants after periodic evaluation.


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