The following announcement was written by the Board for Certification of Genealogists:
The Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) is pleased to co-sponsor with the National Genealogical Society (NGS) a series of skill-building lectures to be presented at the NGS Conference in the States, Kansas City, Missouri, May 14-17, 2008. These seventeen lectures include topics to help both beginner and experienced genealogists improve their research and writing skills.
A BCG Certification Seminar will be presented on Thursday morning, May 15, from 8 am to 10:30 am, by Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, Barbara J. Mathews, CG, and Evie Bresette, CG. Conference attendees who are interested in certification are encouraged to attend the seminar and to visit the BCG booth in the exhibit hall where successful certification portfolios will be available for browsing. Board-certified associates will be at the booth to answer questions throughout the conference.
In addition, the BCG Education Fund will sponsor the Helen F. M. Leary Lecture on Saturday, May 17, at 11 am, “Speaking of Genealogy…,” presented by Ruth Ann Hager, CG, CGL.
For more information about the Board for Certification of Genealogists, visit our website, www.BCGCertification.org.
The Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) was organized in 1964 to foster public confidence in genealogy as a respected branch of history by promoting an attainable, uniform standard of competence and ethics among genealogical practitioners, and by publicly recognizing persons who meet that standard.