Thinking About Becoming a Board-certified Genealogist?

Testing yourself against genealogical standards is one of the many reasons to seek credentials. This presentation will discuss who should go for credentials, what the testing procedure entails and how to prepare for it.

Webinar Skill Level
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced


Elissa Scalise Powell, Certified Genealogist, Certified Genealogical Lecturer, is a western Pennsylvania researcher and co-director of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP). She is the President of the Board for Certification of Genealogists; an instructor for the “Genealogy Profession” module of Boston University’s on campus and online Genealogical Research Certificate course; and coordinator of the “Professional Genealogy” course at the Samford University Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research. She is a former director of the Association of Professional Genealogists and past president of two local genealogy societies. She is a co-editor of a cemetery book series and a regional and national speaker on methodology, Pennsylvania records, professional development, and society management.


Wednesday, July 9, 2014
2:00pm Eastern
1:00pm Central
12:00pm Mountain
11:00am Pacific
6:00pm GMT

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