Jan 5, 2022

Announcing Free BCG Sponsored 2022 Webinars

The following announcement was written by the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG):

Registration for the Board for Certification of Genealogists’ twelve monthly webinars in 2022 is now live at our partner website Legacy Family Tree Webinars, BCG Upcoming Webinars (  Dates, topics, and speakers are shown below:

January 18, 2022 Beth A. Stahr, CG Using Historical Fiction and Social History to Support Your Narrative

February 15, 2022 Alice Hoyt Veen, CG It Goes with the Territory! Find Your Ancestors in Pre-Statehood Records

March 15, 2022 David Rencher, CG, AG, FUGA, FIGRS Identifying Unnamed Free Born African Americans – A DNA Case Study

April 19, 2022 David Ouimette, CG, CGL Proving Parentage Two Centuries Later Using DNA Evidence

May 17, 2022 Mark A. Wentling, MLS, CG Five Wives & A Feather Bed: Using Indirect and Negative Evidence to Resolve Conflicting Claims

June 21, 2022 Denise E. Cross, MSLIS, CG Negative Evidence: Making Something Out of Nothing

July 19, 2022 Carolyn L. Whitton, CG Ancestors’ Religions in the U.S.

August 16, 2022 Jennifer Zinck, CG Finding Fayette’s Father: Autosomal DNA Reveals Misattributed Parentage

September 20, 2022 Julie Miller, CG, CGL Abstracting Documents: An Essential Skill for All Genealogists

October 18, 2022 Pam Stone Eagleson, CG Misled by Records: Identifying Adam Cosner’s Parentage

November 15, 2022 Nicole Gilkison LaRue, CG Their Mark Here: Signatures and Marks as Identifying Tools

December 20, 2022 Anne Morddel, CG French Emigrants: They Were Not All Huguenots, or Nobles, or From Alsace-Lorraine

“We are pleased to present these high-quality educational webinars,” said President LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG, CGL, FASG. “The Board for Certification of Genealogists promotes public confidence in genealogy by supporting uniform standards of competence. We strive to provide educational opportunities to family historians of all levels of experience.”

BCG’s webinars are normally aired free on the third Tuesday of each month at 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. Those with schedule conflicts may access the webinars at no charge for one week after the broadcast on the Family Tree Webinars website. BCG webinars are always free to BCG-certified associates.

Following the free period for these webinars, BCG receives a small commission if you view any BCG webinar by clicking at our affiliate link: ( For access to all BCG webinars, see the BCG Webinar Library at Legacy Family Tree Webinars (

To see the full list of BCG-sponsored webinars for 2022, visit the BCG blog SpringBoard at (  For additional resources for genealogical education, please visit the BCG Learning Center (
Elyse Hill, CG
BCG News Release Coordinator

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