March 2018 Webinar

Spotlight on Continuing Education Opportunities in Genealogy: “Your Personal Education Plan: Sifting through the Options”

Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST

Location: Delivered online using GoToMeeting

Cost: Free for WNYGS Members

Join us for a special members-only webinar with Certified Genealogist® Elissa Scalise Powell as she discusses continuing education opportunities in genealogy.

Program Description: Genealogists who desire education are faced with the realities of time and budget constraints. Confusion abounds with so many choices now available. This webinar is an unbiased look at all the various educational opportunities, including self-study, study groups, conferences, classes, courses, online, offline, in-person, etc. The goal of this lecture is to help attendees map out their education path based on needs, experience, comfort, learning style, budget, and time.

About the Presenter: Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL, is a Pennsylvania researcher and co-director of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), past-president of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, a SLIG instructor, and coordinator of the IGHR “Professional Genealogy” course. She was an instructor and creator of part of Boston University’s Genealogical Research Certificate course. She won the 2017 Association of Professional Genealogists Professional Achievement Award.

Registration: Seats are limited, and advanced registration is required. To sign-up, use the link that was distributed to all WNYGS Members via email on March 5th. Should you have any issues locating the link, please contact Programming Chair Bob Balistreri at

Last updated: March 5, 2018