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Tuesday, August 2, 2022

SLIG Intermediate Foundations Ambassador

The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy is pleased to announce that Taralyn Parker will serve as an Ambassador for the SLIG Fall Virtual 2022 Intermediate Foundations course.


Intermediate Foundations was designed for students who have experience in genealogy and want to build on their existing knowledge, enhance their research skills, and prepare for more advanced education.

If you have wondered if Intermediate Foundations is right for you, please follow Taralyn as she shares her experiences this fall.

Learn more about the course on the SLIG Fall Virtual 2022 webpage, on SLIG's blog, and by watching this video:




Taralyn Parker is a journalist turned family historian who runs the blog Keep Moving Forward With Me. During the COVID-19 crisis, she helped co-create the 21-day Family Connections Experiment: A Family History Project. Whether teaching classes at RootsTech or traveling to ancestors' hometowns, Taralyn is passionate about discovering and sharing family history. Working in the industry for 10+ years, Taralyn manages social media for various organizations. She loves using her talents to help share goodness. Taralyn, her husband John, and their four children enjoy living the small town life.

Follow Taralyn on her blog, on Twitter, and on Facebook.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

SLIG Academy for Professionals 2023: Do You Have Your Seat Yet?

Seats are still available for some of the SLIG Academy for Professionals 2023 courses. Grab yours while they last!


Some seats are still available for:

  • DNA Dreamers in Action: Writing Proof Arguments (coordinated by Karen Stanbary, MA, LCSW, CG)
  • Fundamentals of Forensic Genealogy (coordinated by Catherine B. W. Desmarais, CG)--only 5 seats left!
  • Writing and Documenting for Peer Review (coordinated by Karen Mauer Jones, CG, FGBS, FUGA)
  • Intermediate Evidence Analysis Practicum (coordinated by Angela Packer McGhie, CG, FUGA)--only 1 seat left!
  • Becoming an Accredited Genealogist Professional: The Why, the What, the How (coordinated by Diana Elder, AG and Lisa Stokes, AG)
You can register for any of these courses here.

This course has filled:
  • The Art of Writing Client Reports (coordinated by Angela Packer McGhie, CG, FUGA)
But you can still put your name on a waitlist in case an opening occurs. Sign up for a waitlist here.

We look forward to seeing you online at SLIG Academy for Professionals 2023!


Wednesday, July 20, 2022

SLIG 2023: Seats Are Going Fast! Have You Registered?

Seats are still available for some of the SLIG 2023 courses. Grab yours while they last!

Some seats are still available for:
  • Behind the Scenes at FamilySearch: Technology and Features (coordinated by David E. Rencher, AG, CG, FUGA, FIGRS)
  • Advanced Techniques: Material Culture Research (coordinated by Gena Philibert-Ortega, MA, MAR)
  • Corpus Juris: Advanced Legal Concepts for Genealogy (coordinated by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL)
  • Advanced Research Techniques for German Genealogy (coordinated by Michael D. Lacopo, DVM)—only 3 seats left!
  • Capitol Kin: Researching Ancestors Who Lived in Washington, D.C. (coordinated by Rebecca Whitman Koford, CG, CGL)
  • African American Genealogy Methods and Strategies (coordinated by LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG, CGL, FASG)
  • Introduction to Genetic Genealogy (coordinated by Paul Woodbury, MEd, AG)
  • DNA Dreamers: Integrating DNA Evidence to Resolve Complex Cases (coordinated by Karen Stanbary, MA, LCSW, CG)--only 4 seats left!
  • Applied Genealogy Methods Workshop: Hands-on Skillbuilding (coordinated by Michael G. Hait, CG, AG)
  • Advanced Genealogical Methods (coordinated by Paul K. Graham, AG, CG, CGL)
  • Guided Research and Consultation (coordinated by Craig Roberts Scott, MA, CG, FUGA)

You can register for any of these courses here.

These courses have filled:

  • Bridging the Gap: New England to the Midwest, 1780–1850 (coordinated by D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS, FUGA)
  • Metes & Bounds Land Platting (coordinated by Gerald H. "Jerry" Smith, CG)
  • Virginia from the Colonial Period to the Civil War: Her Records, Her People, Her Laws (coordinated by Barbara Vines Little, CG, FVNS, FNGS, FUGA)
  • Evidence-Based Writing for Genealogists (coordinated by Melissa A. Johnson, CG)
But you can still put your name on a waitlist in case openings occur. Sign up for a waitlist here.

We look forward to seeing you online at SLIG 2023!