The following announcement was written by the National Institute for Genealogical Studies:
(Toronto: November 5, 2010) Louise St. Denis, Managing Director of the National Institute for Genealogical Studies, is pleased to announce that Kerry Farmer , a well-known Australian genealogist, has just accepted the position of Director, Australian Studies with the company.
Kerry says, "I find it thrilling to not only explore the lives of my own ancestors but to help others on this journey. The Institute’s online courses brings together a diversity of students all excited about the quest – a great group of which I am proud to be part."
"The National Institute is very pleased that Kerry has accepted to be a part of our team. She shares her passion for genealogical research in so many ways, but she excels in helping others through her teaching and her writing. Our students will benefit greatly from Kerry’s involvement," adds Louise St. Denis, Managing Director of the National Institute for Genealogical Studies.
As a genealogist, Kerry has researched her own family history for the past 25 years, and has researched predominantly in Australia, New Zealand, England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, while venturing into Canada, the United States, South Africa, India, Germany, Poland, Norway, and Russia.
The Australian Department will be responsible for the Certificate in Genealogical Studies - Australian Records. The courses will be announced shortly.
Be sure to drop by the exhibit at the "Unlock the Past" Genealogy Roadshow in Australia and New Zealand through November to meet Louise. Kerry will join Louise on November 19th and 20th at North Ryde RSL in Sydney.
About the National Institute for Genealogical Studies: The National Institute for Genealogical Studies now offers over 150 courses in genealogical studies, including courses in the records of Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, Germany, and the United States.
If you are looking for a more formal educational training, the Institute does offer—in affiliation with the Continuing Education Unit of the University of St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto—Certificate Programs in the records of Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, Germany, and the United States, as well as a Librarianship Certificate.
The National Institute for Genealogical Studies may be found at http://www.genealogicalstudies.com