Registration for the Board for Certification of Genealogists’ twelve monthly webinars in 2024 is now live at our partner website Legacy Family Tree Webinars, BCG Upcoming Webinars (  Dates, topics, and speakers are shown below:

  • January 16 – Shannon Green, CG®, “The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS): A Review”
  • February 20 – Jerry Smith, CG®, “Metes & Bounds Land Plats Solve Genealogical Problems”
  • March 19 – Jill Morelli, CG®,CGL℠, “Maternal Threads Unwoven: Identifying Margareta’s Mother in 18th Century Sweden”
  • April 16 – Anne Morddel, CG®, “French Emigrants: They Were Not All Huguenots, or Nobles, or from Alsace-Lorraine”
  • May 21 – Tom Jones, PhD, CG®,FASG, FNGS, FUGA, “Editing Your Own Writing – Part 1”
  • June 18 – Tom Jones, PhD, CG®,FASG, FNGS, FUGA, “Editing Your Own Writing – Part 2”
  • July 16 – David Ouimette, CG®,CGL℠, “Oral Genealogy in Asia-Pacific: The Essence of Personal Identity and Tribal Connections”
  • August 20 – Debbie Mieszala, CG®, “He Had a Brother Who Disappeared: Finding John H. Hickey, Formerly of Rockton, Winnebago County, Illinois”
  • September 17 – LaBrenda Garret-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG®,CGL℠, FASG, “A Myriad of Slave Databases”
  • October 15 – Robbie Johnson, CG®, “Sense and Sensibility: The Power of Logic, Intuition, and Critical Thinking”
  • November 19 – Yvette Hoitink, CG®, QG, “Dear Me: Writing Research Reports to Yourself”
  • December 17 – Mary Kircher Roddy, CG®, “Lost and Found: Locating Ancestral Origins with FAN Club and DNA”

“Education is one of the most significant ways of achieving BCG’s mission for promoting public confidence in genealogy through uniform standards of competence,” said President Faye Jenkins Stallings, CG®. “We appreciate the opportunity to provide these webinars that focus on the standards that help family historians of all levels practice good genealogy.”

Following the free period for these webinars, BCG receives a small commission if you view this or any BCG webinar by clicking 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 2024, visit the BCG blog SpringBoard at For additional resources for genealogical education, please visit the BCG Learning Center (

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