Lectures  and  Courses







Courses tailored to the setting: 2, 3, 4 and 8 session classes.  Recent course offerings:


  • Introduction to Genealogy: starting your family tree or upgrading your research skills, this course builds a strong background in the

      necessary skills for accurate and efficient research.

  • Beyond the Basics: taking your genealogy to the next level. Focus is on research skills, documentation and writing your family story.
  • Online Genealogy Research: making the most of online genealogy resources, databases and tools. An overview of commercially available software tools and essential websites.
  • DNA for Genealogy Research: understanding the fundamentals of DNA in genealogy research. Without getting overly technical, this course teaches what you need to know before you choose a DNA test and how to understand the results you get.



 Examples of recent lectures presented:


  • Hidden Gems of Genealogy: Finding genealogy treasures in unexpected places. Tips and tricks for using more obscure sources.
  • Using DNA to Build Your Family Tree: Planning your DNA testing strategy, analyzing your results and maximizing your family connections through targeted DNA testing.
  • Bucks County Resources: Finding your ancestors in historic Bucks County. Tips and tricks for researching in Bucks and surrounding counties, including constructing your own resource guides.     

       Contact Dr. Constance Ace at


      or (215) 407-3747 for more information on courses and lectures



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