Educational Programs

Our in-person and online learning opportunities on a variety of topics leverages experts and partner organizations at webinars, online courses and conferences, research tours, lectures, seminars, workshops, and other events.

Some of the educational program you may support are:

  • Youth education support the development and delivery of many family history educational modules that can be shared with visiting school and youth groups at American Ancestors Research Center, online, or in the classroom. By bringing family history to schools, we are enriching the lives of young people, instilling in them a lifelong passion in genealogy and local history, and providing a sense of identity and belonging.
  • Online conferences offer members and guests a way to gain a deeper understanding of their ancestors through a full day of online lectures, activities, and resources. They learn about the genealogical and ideological connections, become familiar with original accounts and records, gain valuable research strategies for breaking down genealogical brick walls, and learn about ongoing scholarly contributions to the field of study.
  • Public lectures support the creation of new, more robust local lectures that attract a diverse audience with A-list speakers and online support materials. Funding for these lectures supports the development of groundbreaking events, aids in the promotion and marketing of these series, and secures renowned personalities within the fields of history, genealogy, literature, genetics, and antiquarianism.
  • You may help support guided research tours to locations in the United States, Canada, and the British Isles, as well as research programs at the American Ancestors Research Center. Each program includes intensive days devoted to research, one-on-one consultations, presentations by genealogists and local experts, and social activities.