Program

8:00 AM -        Registration & Pickup information packet in Cultural Hall
9:00 AM -        Opening exercise and keynote address in Chapel
9:45 AM -        Sessions Begin (1 hr. session/15 min between)
12-12:30 PM -  Lunch Break & Door Prizes in Registration Area ONLY.
3:00 PM -         Closing in Each Class
****15 minutes between sessions****

Session 1

9:45-10:45

Ancestry.com - How to Navigate Around Ancestry (B)

 

Genetic Networks (I, A)

 

Family History Consultant Lab (B, I, A)

 

Family Search - Keeping Your Ancestors Alive (I)

 

Family Search WIKI (A)

 

Finding Non-Indexed Historical Records (A)

 

Genealogy Tools of the Future (B)

 

Getting Started in Family History (B)

 

Getting Started in Family History-Taught in Spanish

 

Indexing Records (I)

 

Organizing Your Research (B, I, A)

 

Spelling Variants of Names (B)

 

What's In a Name? (B)

Acadian Ancestry Research (I)

 

Advanced Search Engine Techniques (A)

African American Research (B, I, A)

Ancestry.com - How to Search for Your Ancestors-Taught in Spanish (B)

Dealing with Duplicate Records (A)

Family History Consultant Lab (B, I, A)

Family History is For All Ages (B)​

Family Search and Partners (I)

Family Search - Turn Over a New Leaf Using Hints (B, I)

Getting Started in Family History (B)

 

Maiden Names of Females (B, I, A)

Myths That Sabotage Your Research (A)

Spelling Variants of Names (B)

Session 2

11:00 - 12:00

Session 3

12:45-1:45

Ancestry.com - Using the Card Catalog (I)

 

Are You Sure They're Your Ancestors? (A)

Family History Consultant Lab (B, I, A)

Family Search - Basics (B)

Family Search - Cracking the Census Code (A)

Family Search  - How to Correctly Enter Spanish Names -Taught in Spanish (B)

Family Search - Keeping Your Ancestors Alive (I)

Family Search WIKI (A)

Finding Birth & Old Louisiana Records (A)

Getting Started in Family History (B)

 

Indexing Records (I)

Newspapers.com (B)

Social Media-Love It, Hate It, or Both (B, I, A)

Session 4

2:00-3:00

Acadian Ancestor Research (I)

 

Advanced Search Engine Techniques (A)

 

Dealing with Duplicate Records (I)

 

Family History Consultant Lab (B, I, A)

 

Family Search & Partners (I)

Family Search- Your Forever Family Tree (B, I, A)

 

Getting Started in Family History (B)

 

Getting Started in Family History (B) Taught in Spanish

 

Just Pin IT-Using Social Media to Help With Your Research (B, I)

 

Maiden Names of Women (B, I, A)

 

Organizing Your Research (B, I, A)

 

The Importance of Sources (B)

 

 

B = Beginner                         I = Intermediate                         A = Advanced