As mentioned earlier this week in this newsletter, the Board for Certification of Genealogists is changing its certification process. Here is the official press release:
The Board for Certification of Genealogsts announced that, effective immediately, it has consolidated three research categories into one category that will be called Certified Genealogist. All those holding a current credential as Certified Genealogical Records Specialist, Certified Lineage Specialist, or Certified Genealogist will hold the designation of Certified Genealogist. The board also established application requirements for the single credential and voted to continue the existing renewal requirements for those already certified.