Ancestry.com, 23andMe, MyHeritage and Family TreeDNA have done a great job of generating excitement and involvement in genetic testing. Unfortunately, After the Test, many people have more questions than answers.
Examples from the testing companies 23andMe, AncestryDNA, FamilyTreeDNA, and MyHeritage DNA will be used to explain genetic genealogy concepts and the tools available on the websites. Also, the third-party website Gedmatch.com will be used to show how anyone can take advantage of tools to expand their genealogical research. You’ll learn 8 steps you need to do to help your DNA testing be effective
eWorkshop Times and Dates
Webinars are broadcast on Thursday (Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 14) at 7 pm Central Time. The workshop platform allows for live interaction with the presenter during the lecture, rather than waiting until the end. Each workshop concludes with a review quiz to measure what you've learned!
Participants will receive assignments to practice what they've learned during each session and bring to the next workshop for further learning and question and answer.
The eWorkshop replay will be available within 24 hours after the broadcast for registered participants.
$19.99 Early Bird pricing extends until November 20th for six hours of online education. After that, the price will be $24.99. Register at https://www.familyhistoryfanatics.com/online-events.
About Andy Lee, Family History Fanatics
Andy Lee has 30 years of family history experience. During high school, he wrote a contest-winning essay about an American Revolution ancestor.
As a member of Toastmaster’s International, Andy has achieved the status of Competent Communicator and has won several storytelling contests. He has given presentations throughout the US and Canada to professional organizations, university classes, local genealogy societies, family history conferences, and Boy Scout organizations. Andy's topics range beyond genealogy to include engineering, problem-solving, finances, business building and emergency preparedness.
He has authored the comical "How to Fail English With Style" and is the co-author of "A Recipe for Writing Family History" and "Reimagine Family History." He has also started a DNA Recombination project to investigate how genes are passed down from grandparents to grandchildren. To learn more about that project email firstname.lastname@example.org