The field of family history and genealogy is constantly evolving with new technology and expanding resources. One thing, however, remains constant - the need for experts to fill the rapidly growing demand for knowledgeable and professional genealogical services.
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JF-E Professional Genealogist Track
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - Why Become a Professional Genealogist: Preparing for an Exciting New Career or Avocation
As professional genealogists retire, move on to other endeavors, or leave us permanently, they leave holes that need filling. If you are interested in helping with that task, this presentation/discussion will address your concerns and help you hone your expectations and find your niche. Level: Beg., Int., Adv. Presented by Jean Wilcox Hibben, Ph.D., MA.
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. - Becoming a Genealogy Lecturer
Once you have begun getting your name and research ability known, people are going to want to learn the things you can teach them. In this session, discover what steps to take to get booked as a genealogy presenter, what tools will help you become effective in the role, and more. Get your questions answered about what to expect once you start getting those bookings. Level: Beg., Int., Adv. Presented by Jean Wilcox Hibben, Ph.D., MA and Elissa Scalise Powell, CGSM, CGLSM.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Get Paid for Your Passion: Becoming a Professional Genealogist
You love the thrill of the research hunt and think it would be heaven to be paid, too. Learn what you need to consider before and during your transition to becoming a professional. Level: Beg., Int., Adv. Presented by Elissa Scalise Powell, CGSM, CGLSM.
JamboFREE courses Friday morning, June 8, 2017, are free to the public.
Advance registration requested
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