Genealogy Courses

Fall 2015


Genealogy Plus

This course will guide you through computer-generated research strategies. You will have the opportunity to learn more about Family Tree Maker, RootsMagic 6 and Legacy 8.0 Family Tree software. Additionally, exploration of the pros and cons of online trees, paid and free genealogy websites, and how DNA testing can be used to enhance your genealogical research will be included. A variety of methods for organizing your data will be examined. This hands-on class is designed for genealogy enthusiasts who are researching their family history and would like to investigate additional resources.

Fee: $60 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $10 Registration Fee: $8

SEN-097-D1 | 10/16/15-11/06/15 | C. Miller-Schultz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Washington, D.C. Genealogy Research Trip

Research time is built into this day and may be used either at the DAR Library or the National Archives. The instructor will contact participants one week prior to the trip for a discussion of research options. Lunch is on your own but may be purchased within walking distance of all facilities. Tour fee includes: motor coach transportation/gratuity.

Fee: $40 Registration Fee: $8

SEN-144-D1 | 10/27/15-10/27/15 | C. Miller-Schultz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Tracing Your Family Roots - Introduction To Genealogy

Making a personal connection with history and discovering relatives are just two of the many rewards available from researching your family tree. This introductory course will cover the fundamental building blocks of genealogy research. You will learn where to find source documents and the best strategies to enhance your exploration. The most current genealogy tools will be used including: Family Tree Maker, RootsMagic 6 and Legacy 8 Family Tree. In addition, online resources such as Ancestry.com, Family Search, Fold3, Genealogy Bank, and USGenWeb will be utilized. The hands-on class is held in a computer lab at the Valley Mall Center.

Fee: $60 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $10 Registration Fee: $8

SEN-377-D1 | 10/16/15-11/06/15 | C. Miller-Schultz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Tracing Your Family Roots - Introduction To Genealogy

Making a personal connection with history and discovering relatives are just two of the many rewards available from researching your family tree. This introductory course will cover the fundamental building blocks of genealogy research. You will learn where to find source documents and the best strategies to enhance your exploration. The most current genealogy tools will be used including: Family Tree Maker, RootsMagic 6 and Legacy 8 Family Tree. In addition, online resources such as Ancestry.com, Family Search, Fold3, Genealogy Bank, and USGenWeb will be utilized. The hands-on class is held in a computer lab at the Valley Mall Center.

Fee: $60 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $10 Registration Fee: $8

SEN-377-N1 | 10/19/15-11/09/15 | C. Miller-Schultz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register