Winter Workshop Series

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Winter Workshop Series

Make that 2024 New Year Resolution to get serious about your family history! Join the winter workshop series to build confidence in your genealogy research and climb those difficult brick walls.

The Winter Workshop Series offers several areas of skill-building sessions over 9 weeks in several of my popular topics.

Note: Courses are limited in room size to allow for individualized participation and are scheduled in the evenings as many prior students have requested. 🙂

[The early-bird offer has expired.: Purchase the full workshop [WWS-ALL] by 23 January 2024 and receive a 10% discount code wintergoals2024.]

Winter Workshop Series includes:

  • WWS1 — Genealogy Quests [starts 25 January 2024]
  • WWS2 Working with RootsMagicTM: Foundations [starts 8 February 2024]
  • WWS3 — Brick Wall Busters [starts 7 March 2024]
  • WWS4PJ Genealogy: Researching Ancestral Records From Home [starts 21 March 2023]

Read more about the courses in this series.

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Instructor: LaDonna Garner, M.A. 

Cost: $30-145 per each Adult participant

Virtual Classroom Time (Evening Session): 6:30 p.m. CST to 8:00 p.m.

Class Date: Thursdays, January 25 – March 28, 2023

  • Workshop session days are 1 – 1/2 hours in length of instruction, discussion, and skill building. (Total of 15 hours)
  • Each participant will have personalized research assistance from the instructor regarding their research goals.
  • Login registration information for entry into the Zoom classroom will be forwarded after your purchase.
  • Workbooks and/or handouts will be forwarded as PDFs via email 7 to 14 days before the start of each session.
  • Sessions will be recorded for participants on-demand viewing access to review and/or complete assignments.
  • Students are required to, at minimum, download the RootsMagicTM 9 program and install it before the start of class on their computers. While there is a demo version, the purchased version is recommended to make use of all its tools.

Students who complete this course will be able to apply techniques learned to:

  • Draft and implement a research goal map to begin and/or revitalize current projects starting with known information and documentation to build a family tree.
  • Setup and navigate RootsMagicTM 9.
  • Methodically determine and tackle brick walls for ancestors and family branches.
  • Research tips and strategies to further family history through online resources.

If all seating is full, please request to be placed on a waitlist.

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Winter Workshop Series