Friday, February 1, 2013

Genealogy Education in the Greater Vancouver Area

There are a number of educational opportuntes this year in the Greater Vancouver area that may be of inerest to you. They are -

Cloverdale Library - Instructor Brenda Smith teaches both “Start Searching your Family History: A Beginners' Workshop in 5 Lessons” and “Start Writing your Family History: A Communications Workshop in 5 Lessons”.

To go to their Family History page, click on to and to see the program she is offering, click on to

College for the Retired, Burnaby - M. Diane Rogers teaches 2 courses – both 8 week sessions, “Genealogy 202″ for beginners and those returning to genealogy after a period away from research, and “Internet Genealogy” for those wanting to learn how to best use Internet resources, including hands-on experience with

To see the two courses Diane is teaching, go to!courses/vstc1=geneology

Maple Ridge - Instructor Rob Whitlock’s evening course through Ridge Meadows College in Maple Ridge, “Find Your Family Tree: An Introduction to Genealogy” will run first, January 31-February 21, and next, from May 14-June 4, 2013.

To go to Maple Ridge College, click omn to

New Westminster Continuing Education - M. Diane Rogers will teach an all day “Introduction to Genealogy” seminar through New Westminster Continuing Education, Saturday, May 11, 2013.

To see the General Interest Courses, go to

Or you can go to the British Columbia Genealogical Society at their blog

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