Save 50% on New Discovering Genealogy Course

Just in time for Family History MonthI am pleased to announce the release of a brand new mini-course “Discovering Genealogy” available at Research, Write, Connect Academy (my online education site) with a special introductory offer. 
Click here to register and save 50% through 5 October 2018 – now just $43.50 USD (regular price $87) with coupon code: roots18

In Discovering Genealogy, you will learn how to build a family tree, start the search for your ancestors, and organize your information.

The course is self-paced – you start whenever it is convenient for you and complete the course on your own schedule.

Key Features of the Course

Build Your Family Tree.  All it takes is a few simple steps to build a family tree.  We’ll show you what free tools you can use to get started.

Start Your Search. Learn how to begin the search for your ancestors at home and in online databases. 
Get Organized. Discover the best tools and programs to help you record and organize your information and log your search results.
Here’s What You’ll Learn
By taking this course today, you’ll get the basics you need to start tracing your family tree and learn key details about your ancestors.
Whether you know a little about your family background, or nothing at all, we’ll teach you how to build your family tree and gather information by tapping into home and family sources, interviewing relatives, and exploring online databases.
Finally, we’ll show you how to organize information with charts, forms, and research logs to keep track of your search results.
With this mini-course you get:
  • 3 lessons – each with instructional videos
  • 3 Do-It-Yourself Exercises
  • Handouts: discovering your genealogy, a genealogy glossary, researching your roots diagram, fillable names chart, pedigree chart, family group sheet, family interview questions handout, and a blank research log template! 
Start Building Your Family Tree Today!

Click here to get the course now and start on your genealogy journey… Your ancestors are waiting to be found… You just need to begin!

More Courses

Check out the other courses currently available at Research, Write, Connect:

The Write Stuff: Telling the Story – Learn the skills to finally go from blank page to shareable personal or family stories.
(save 30% through 31 October 2018 with coupon code fall18)

The Write Stuff: Advancing the Story – Take your writing skills to the next level. This course follows on from The Write Stuff: Telling the Story so you can pick up from where you left off, or even start a new project if you prefer. It’s time to get your writing groove back!

Begin Family History Month by learning new skills!

Copyright 2018, Lisa A. Alzo
All Rights Reserved

New Family Tree University Courses Start Monday 12/5

Family Tree University has 11 courses starting on Monday, December 5th, including two courses I’m teaching: Discovering Your Czech and Slovak Roots, and Immigration Master Class (their spotlight course for this session).

Click here to learn more and register.

This is a great chance to get a jumpstart on your research goals for 2012.

Copyright, 2011, Lisa A. Alzo

Disclosure: I work as a paid instructor for FTU (F&W Media)

Save 20% on my Family Tree University Course Starting March 28th

A new session of my Family Tree University course, Discovering Your Czech and Slovak Roots begins March 28th. Sign up now, using coupon code FTU0311 and save 20%. Also, as a bonus, anyone who registers for this class gets a free download of Family Tree Magazine’s “Organization Made Easy” webinar. Click here to register.

Still Time to Register for Family Tree University Immigration Master Class

There’s still time to register for the next session of my Immigration Master Class at Family Tree University. The course begins today–February 28th and runs for 8 weeks. In this course you’ll learn how to find immigrants, ancestral villages and foreign records. Click here for a detailed description and course outline, and to register.

New Genealogy Course Offerings

I’m pleased to announce two new genealogy courses I’m teaching.

Research: East European Ancestors – Part I: This short intensive course is being offered through The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. It will run for 6 weeks starting February 7th.

Course Description: A vast number of immigrants from came to America from various areas in Central and Eastern Europe in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This course will show you how to begin researching your Central and Eastern European roots using both traditional and online sources. Learn how to identify your ancestral village (whether in Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, the Ukraine, or other areas), locate and interpret vital records, contact possible relatives, trace your ancestors through census and immigration records, organize your research, and much more!

For more information and to register, click here.

Discovering Your Czech and Slovak Roots: Strategies for Searching Over Here and Over There: Family Tree University. This 4-week course begins January 31st.
Course Description: Researchers with Czech or Slovak roots often battle certain brick walls—do surname issues, border changes and language troubles sound all too familiar to you? Lisa A. Alzo, a specialist in Eastern European genealogy, will show you tools and tricks for tracking down those hard-to-find ancestors from the Austro-Hungarian Empire and Czechoslovakia. Registration is now open. Click here.

If you want to learn more about your East European ancestry, I hope you’ll join me for one of these courses.