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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

New Asynchronous Fundamentals of Forensic Genealogy Section Opening

Catherine B. W. Desmarais, CG, and the faculty of her SLIG Academy for Professionals 2023 course have agreed to add an additional asynchronous section. For general information about the course, see the SLIG Academy course webpage.

We know that many interested students work full-time during the day and are not able to attend our multi-week courses. SLIG is excited to announce our first-ever asynchronous course option.

This opportunity provides all of the same course content but with the flexibility to work around any schedule. Recorded class sessions will be available to watch at your convenience shortly after the live session.

Weekly live Q&A sessions will allow students to connect with the faculty of that week's sessions. But don't worry if you can't attend those live Q&A sessions. You may submit questions in writing, which will be answered and available to view in recordings.

This new asynchronous section will be limited to thirty participants and will take place between February 17 and April 26, 2003. Openings will be offered first to those already on the course waitlist, and then open to new registrations as seats remain.

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!