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Offer expires on November 25, 2022

Happy shopping! 
International Institute of Genealogical Studies 
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We have several DNA courses and packages encouraging our students to research their genetic family connections, including our DNA and Genetic Genealogy Certificate 
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Visit our website for a complete list of online courses offered by International Institute of Genealogical StudiesCheck out our Course Calendar. List of Packages available.  
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LEADERS IN ONLINE GENEALOGY EDUCATION since 1997.  

MyHeritage Black Friday Offer

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies is pleased to share an Early Black Friday Offer from MyHeritage

Don’t miss out on this Black Friday deal: MyHeritage DNA for the lowest price EVER! At just $36 USD (or 36 Euro) each, MyHeritage DNA kits make the perfect gift for the upcoming holidays, whether for your loved ones or yourself. Explore your origins from across 2,114 geographic regions and find new relatives. You’ll even get a 30-day trial of MyHeritage Complete and enjoy access to 18.7 billion historical records, advanced matching and DNA tools, and much more — absolutely free!

Hurry and purchase your DNA kit before this deal expires!

ORDER HERE

Offer expires on November 25, 2022.

Happy shopping! 
International Institute of Genealogical Studies 
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We have several DNA courses and packages encouraging our students to research their genetic family connections, including our DNA and Genetic Genealogy Certificate 
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Visit our website for a complete list of online courses offered by International Institute of Genealogical StudiesCheck out our Course Calendar. List of Packages available.  
Follow us on Social Media: 
BlogFacebookTwitter, PinterestYouTube
*Note: Please be aware our social media accounts are monitored regularly, but NOT 24/7. If you have any questions, please contact the office directly. 

Contact information:
1 (800) 580-0165 ext. 1
Email: admin@GenealogicalStudies.com 
Website: www.GenealogicalStudies.com
Blog: blog.GenealogicalStudies.com

LEADERS IN ONLINE GENEALOGY EDUCATION since 1997

Graduation – November 2022

Today, The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies celebrated our students, who have completed their programs between May 1st and October 31st of 2022 to receive their certificates. What an impressive achievement! It took a lot of hard work, patience, and determination to reach their goals and work towards making their genealogical dreams come true. 

CONGRATULATIONS to our GRADUATES! 
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NOTE: Visit our YouTube channel to view a Recording of our Graduation for November 18, 2022.
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ROLL CALL of GRADUATES

Students who have earned their PLCGS (Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies) in the following programs: 

American Records Certificate 
Vera Battle, PLCGS
Claire Gene Esker, PLCGS
Laurie Kolstead, PLCGS
Susan Marvos, PLCGS
Barb Proctor, PLCGS
Michael Stout, PLCGS
Linda Vaise, PLCGS

Australian Records Certificate 
Kathleen Hawley, PLCGS

Canadian Records Certificate 
Ruth Campbell, PLCGS
Michelle Gélinas, PLCGS
Cathy Greig, PLCGS 
Lori Herman, PLCGS
Cathie McCabe, PLCGS 
Kathleen Rae, PLCGS
Louise Tremblay Etter, PLCGS
Drew von Hasselbach, PLCGS 
Debbie Watt, PLCGS
Debra Wickham, PLCGS

Eastern European Records Certificate 
Leah Sevigny, PLCGS

English Records Certificate 
Linda Vaise, PLCGS

German Records Certificate 
Ariana Cieslak, PLCGS
Christina Rainer, PLCGS
Kevin Spire, PLCGS

Irish Records Certificate 
Albert Baines, PLCGS
Lori Herman, PLCGS
Leah Sevigny, PLCGS

Librarianship Certificate 
Bobbie Fox, PLCGS 
Kaye Prince-Hollenberg, PLCGS 
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ROLL CALL of GRADUATES

Students who have completed the full program for the DNA and Genetic Genealogy Certificate.   

Nadine Ashcroft 
Margaret Baker
Vanessa Akridge Dorminey  
Janice Fritsch, PLCGS
Cheri Green, PLCGS
Cathy Greig, PLCGS   
Jennifer Johnson
Lynda Keenan
Joy Kestenbaum   
Rosemary Kopittke, PLCGS
Diann Lawton, PLCGS
Sarah J. Lee
Mariann Littell, PLCGS
Nancy Mackenzie  
Brian Maclachlan, PLCGS
Lilian Magill, PLCGS
David Nicholas
Lori Lee Sauber
Helen V. Smith, PLCGS   
Kevin Spire, PLCGS
Norman Wenger, PLCGS
Daphne Wetmore, PLCGS
Brenda Wheeler, PLCGS
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We are so very proud of all of our graduating students. We know you will continue to pursue your genealogical goals. Great research results will come to you for all the hard work you put into your studies to reach this worthwhile goal. We wish you every success in fulfilling your future genealogical endeavours and dreams! 

Angela Breidenbach, Executive Director, 
and our team at The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies
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Please NOTE: Our next Graduation will be held in June 2023 for our students who have completed their certificate programs between November 1st and May 31st of 2023. 
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To recognize all of our Graduates throughout the years, please go to our website at www.genealogicalstudies.com, click on the menu item INSTITUTE, and then GRADUATES. Be patient, the list is long and therefore takes time to display. 
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Visit our website for a complete list of online courses offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical StudiesCheck out our Course Calendar. List of Packages available.  
Follow us on Social Media: 
BlogFacebookTwitter, PinterestYouTube
*Note: Please be aware our social media accounts are monitored regularly, but NOT 24/7. If you have any questions, please contact the office directly. 

Contact information:
1 (800) 580-0165 ext. 1
Email: admin@GenealogicalStudies.com 
Website: www.GenealogicalStudies.com
Blog: blog.GenealogicalStudies.com

LEADERS IN ONLINE GENEALOGY EDUCATION since 1997

Fall 2022 Graduation

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies have been making preparations to celebrate our next round of Graduates! We are very proud to congratulate our hard-working students who have successfully completed their full programs between May 1st and October 31st of 2022. 

Our Fall 2022 Graduation is scheduled to be held online via Zoom on Friday, November 18th at 4:30 pm Eastern. Check Time Zone for your location. Mark your calendars now and plan to show your support for our students! 

Please Note: Our Graduation ceremony is for students who have earned their PLCGS (Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies) in the following programs:
American Certificate in Genealogical Studies – 40 courses 
Australian Certificate in Genealogical Studies – 40 courses 
Canadian Certificate in Genealogical Studies – 40 courses 
Eastern European Certificate in Genealogical Studies – 40 courses 
English Certificate in Genealogical Studies – 40 courses 
German Certificate in Genealogical Studies – 40 courses 
Librarianship Certificate – 12 courses

and as well, for those who have completed the full program for the following: 
Professional Development Certificate – 40 courses 
DNA and Genetic Genealogy Certificate – 15 courses 

Join our Executive Director and host, Angela Breidenbach, PLCGS as we honour our graduates’ accomplishments, and encourage them to pursue their genealogical goals, whether for personal research, or launching into their genealogical business or career.

If you would like to attend, please send an email to admin@GenealogicalStudies.com to obtain the ZOOM link to our Graduation Ceremony.
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Visit our website for a complete list of online courses offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies. Check out our Course Calendar. List of Packages available.  
Follow us on Social Media: 
BlogFacebookTwitter, PinterestYouTube
*Note: Please be aware our social media accounts are monitored regularly, but NOT 24/7. If you have any questions, please contact the office directly. 

Contact information:
1 (800) 580-0165 ext. 1
Email: admin@GenealogicalStudies.com 
Website: www.GenealogicalStudies.com
Blog: blog.GenealogicalStudies.com

LEADERS IN ONLINE GENEALOGY EDUCATION since 1997

Save the Date!

Just a quick note to our followers. We are making preparations to celebrate our next round of Graduates! Our Fall 2022 Graduation is scheduled to be held online via Zoom on Friday, November 18th at 4:30 pm Eastern. Mark your calendars now! Watch for more details coming soon. 

Please Note: Our Graduation ceremony is for students who have earned their PLCGS (Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies) in the following programs:
American Certificate in Genealogical Studies – 40 courses
Australian Certificate in Genealogical Studies – 40 courses
Canadian Certificate in Genealogical Studies – 40 courses
Eastern European Certificate in Genealogical Studies – 40 courses
English Certificate in Genealogical Studies – 40 courses
German Certificate in Genealogical Studies – 40 courses
Librarianship Certificate – 12 courses

and as well, for those who have completed the full program for the following: 
Professional Development Certificate – 40 courses
DNA and Genetic Genealogy Certificate – 15 courses
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Visit our website for a complete list of online courses offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies. Check out our Course Calendar. List of Packages available.  
Follow us on Social Media: 
BlogFacebookTwitter, PinterestYouTube
*Note: Please be aware our social media accounts are monitored regularly, but NOT 24/7. If you have any questions, please contact the office directly. 

Contact information:
1 (800) 580-0165 ext. 1
Email: admin@GenealogicalStudies.com 
Website: www.GenealogicalStudies.com
Blog: blog.GenealogicalStudies.com

LEADERS IN ONLINE GENEALOGY EDUCATION since 1997

Graduation June 2022

Today, The National Institute for Genealogical Studies celebrated our students, who have completed their programs between May 2020 and April 2022 to receive their certificates. What an impressive achievement! It took a lot of hard work, patience, and determination to reach their goals and work towards making their genealogical dreams come true. 

CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES! 
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We are so very proud of all our graduating students. We know you will continue to pursue your genealogical goals. We wish you success in fulfilling your future genealogical endeavours and dreams!

Angela Breidenbach, Director, 
Louise St. Denis, Director Emeritus, 
and our team at The National Institute for Genealogical Studies 

Please NOTE: Our next Graduation will be held on Friday, November 18, 2022 at 6 pm Eastern for our students who have completed their certificate programs between April 30th and October 31st 2022.
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To recognize all of our graduates throughout the years, please go to our website at www.genealogicalstudies.com, click on the menu item INSTITUTE, and then GRADUATES. Be patient, the list is long and therefore takes time to display.
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Visit our website for a complete list of online courses offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. Check our Course Calendar here. List of Packages available here.
Follow us on Social Media: BlogFacebookTwitter, Pinterest
*Note: Please be aware our social media accounts are monitored regularly, but NOT 24/7. If you have any questions, please contact the office directly. 

Contact information:
1 (800) 580-0165 ext. 1
Email: admin@GenealogicalStudies.com 
Website: www.GenealogicalStudies.com
Blog: blog.GenealogicalStudies.com

LEADERS IN ONLINE GENEALOGY EDUCATION since 1997 

CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!!!

Join us for our 2022 graduation ceremony Saturday, June 18th as we honour GRADUATES of the Certificate in Genealogical Studies program. This year it will be a virtual celebration at 4:30 PM (Eastern Daylight Time).

Our students and graduates are from all around the world. Naturally, because of the distances and time zones, many graduates have difficulty attending in person. For a few years now we’ve used the Virtual Meeting Room enabling us to reach a much greater number of students and graduates, and those who would like to celebrate with you. We hope you’ll join us as we honor our accomplished graduates.

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies invites you to come celebrate with us, with our students, our graduates, and our instructors. Anyone can attend. Graduates: invite your family and friends – everyone is welcome!

June 18, 2022 at 4:30 PM EDT 
(3:30 PM Central; 1:30 PM Pacific; 9:30 PM in London and on June 19th at 6:30 AM in Sydney).

GRADUATION VIRTUAL LOCATION
https://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/graduation/
(NOTE for attending: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

NOTE: Due to the early hour for our Australasia students, family and friends, we will be announcing those who earned their PLCGS after those in North America. We anticipate the whole program will be approximately one hour, and the Australasia students will be presented about a 1/3 of the way through.

We look forward to seeing you online on Saturday, June 18th…

Angela Breidenbach, PLCGS,
Director, National Institute for Genealogical Studies

Directors, Faculty & Staff
National Institute for Genealogical Studies 
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For more information on over 225 courses we offer our students, visit http://www.genealogicalstudies.com

Contact information:
1 (800) 580-0165 ext. 1
Email: admin@GenealogicalStudies.com 
Website: www.GenealogicalStudies.com
Blog: blog.GenealogicalStudies.com

LEADERS IN ONLINE GENEALOGY EDUCATION since 1997 

Calling All Graduates May 2020 – April 2022

Graduation plans are in full swing! Graduation ceremonies are being held virtually on Saturday, June 18th at 4:30 PM Eastern time. (Further details to be announced soon.)

Did you earn your PLCGS between May 2020 and April 30, 2022? (PLCGS is earned when compulsory and elective courses for a specific certificate have been successfully completed.) Will you be attending the graduation ceremonies and like to celebrate your achievement on June 18th at the virtual graduation? If yes, please send the following information to degroot@genealogicalstudies.com no later than June 1st:

Name: [First and Last]
Certificate: [Country]
Brief Bio: [NO MORE THAN 30 WORDS] [Example: Angela Breidenbach is the president of The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. She’s a bestselling author of historical fiction, professional genealogist, and speaker. She’s a passionate educator. Learn more at AngelaBreidenbach.com]

Do you plan to practice or already have a business in Professional Genealogy? Do you have a business website? If so…
Business Name:
Website:

Also, please attach to the email a head shot of yourself in JPEG format which is no more than 300 DPI.

Looking forward to celebrating your success!

Sincerely,

Sue de Groot
Director, Student & Curriculum Administration
GenealogicalStudies.com   

Phone: 1-800-580-0165, ext. #2 (in North America) 
Email: degroot@genealogicalstudies.com   
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The National Institute for Genealogical Studies offers quality online education with over 225+ courses. 
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Visit our website for a complete list of online courses offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. Check our Course Calendar here. List of Packages available here.
Follow us on Social Media: BlogFacebookTwitter, Pinterest
*Note: Please be aware our social media accounts are monitored regularly, but NOT 24/7. If you have any questions, please contact the office directly. 

Contact information:
1 (800) 580-0165
Email: admin@GenealogicalStudies.com 
Website: www.GenealogicalStudies.com
Blog: blog.GenealogicalStudies.com

LEADERS IN ONLINE GENEALOGY EDUCATION since 1997 

Happy Mothers’ Day 2022

It is time once again to honour Mothers and celebrate this special day. Where would we be without all of the Moms on our Pedigree Charts? 

Tracing the women in our family tree may be relatively easy now, but the farther back we go, the more challenging it is to find their day-to-day activities being recorded. The valued records that were preserved tend to be about the legal issues within the family rather than the social aspects of their daily routines. Yet, her role was so important.

Grandmothers, Mothers and Daughters

Our female ancestors not only played significant roles in our lives; they played their part in historical events as well. Researching at times can be a challenge, but we need to ensure that we persevere and tell their stories. Their voice must be heard. 

Start with home resources, family heirlooms, and treasured mementoes connected to milestone events. Such items remind us of the connections we have to the past generations, and they provide great clues to pursue in our research. What were her interests? Did she belong to a volunteer organization? What were her accomplishments?

If you have hit a brick wall in the quest to find information about your female ancestors, consider registering for our Research: Grandmothers, Mothers & Daughters – Tracing Women course, which is just one of the online genealogy courses from The National Institute for Genealogical Studies.

This course is designed to guide you through the process of researching your family’s history by covering strategies and key sources you will need to access in order to overcome common challenges when tracing female ancestors. It will show you how to document “her” story and reveal the often-hidden aspects of their lives.

The Research: Grandmothers, Mothers & Daughters – Tracing Women course draws our attention to the material covered in this course. Check out course highlights in the following blog posts:

Part 1: Researching HER Story
Part 2: What’s in a Name?
Part 3: Digging Deeper into HER Story
Part 4: Timelines for the Ladies in our Tree

Check the Course Calendar schedule below to find the next start date and register today!
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Visit our website for a complete list of online courses offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. Check our Course Calendar here. List of Packages available here.
Follow us on Social Media: BlogFacebookTwitter, Pinterest
*Note: Please be aware our social media accounts are monitored regularly, but NOT 24/7. If you have any questions, please contact the office directly. 

Contact information:
1 (800) 580-0165 ext. 1
Email: admin@GenealogicalStudies.com 
Website: www.GenealogicalStudies.com
Blog: blog.GenealogicalStudies.com

LEADERS IN ONLINE GENEALOGY EDUCATION since 1997 

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies Has Leadership Change

We have some BIG NEWS to share as a follow up to the Message from Louise St Denis posted last week on March 19th. We are looking forward to what the future holds for The National Institute for Genealogical Studies.

Please see our official Press Release for 29 March 2022 below.

The Signing Ceremony:
Angela Breidenbach and Louise St Denis

Angela Breidenbach, PLCGS, Director
The National Institute for Genealogical Studies 
Angie@GenealogicalStudies.com

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Visit our website for a complete list of online courses offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. Check our Course Calendar here. List of packages available here. 
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*Note: Please be aware our social media accounts are monitored regularly, but NOT 24/7. If you have any questions, please contact the office directly. 

Contact information for The National Institute:
Call: 1 (800) 580-0165
Email: admin@GenealogicalStudies.com 
Website: www.GenealogicalStudies.com
Blog: blog.GenealogicalStudies.com

LEADERS IN ONLINE GENEALOGY EDUCATION since 1997 

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