Friday, May 1, 2009

BCG Seminar Video Now Online

The Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG)R announces an exciting newaddition to its website: a videotape of a BCG Certification Seminarpresented before a live audience in Salt Lake City in November 2008 byThomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG(sm), CGL(sm), FASG, and Elissa Scalise Powell,CG. Tom and Elissa have conducted this seminar numerous times over the pastseveral years, mainly at national conferences. The seminar includesinformation about the certification process, the required portfolioelements, tips about mailing the package, expected turnaround time,suggestions for preparing for certification, and many other topics. The two-hour program has been broken into short segments for convenient onlineviewing.

Special thanks go to FamilySearch for producing the video and to BCG TrusteeCindyLee Banks, CG, for coordinating the project.

To view the Certification Seminar, go to and click on thelink for Certification Seminar Video.

The Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) was organized in 1964 to foster public confidence in genealogy as a respected branch of history bypromoting an attainable, uniform standard of competence and ethics amonggenealogical practitioners, and by publicly recognizing persons who meetthat standard.

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