Category Archives: Accreditation

Successful Renewals by Nine AG® Professionals

ICAPGen℠ requires each Accredited Genealogist® professional to renew his or her accreditation every five years. The purpose of renewal is to assure that each AG® professional is keeping current with available sources and research techniques in the area of accreditation under renewal, including familiarity with new electronic and digital resources. This renewal process also ensures that each Accredited Genealogist is sustaining the high ethical and professional standards associated with ICAPGen.

A successful renewal involves reporting on one’s genealogical activities over the five year period, and completion of a 3-5 page research report for the area of accreditation.

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We want to congratulate nine of our AG professionals for successfully renewing their credentials recently:

  • Apryl Cox – England
  • Duane G. Dalley – Denmark
  • Tricia A. Petrey – U.S. Mid-South
  • Suzanne Russo Adams – Italy
  • A. Boyd Nielsen – Denmark
  • RayDean Hill – England
  • Russell S. Lynch – U.S. Midwest
  • Stephen C. Young – Canada
  • Vicki Standing – U.S. Midwest

April 2nd application deadline

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April 2nd is the second quarter application deadline

If your New Year’s resolution for 2016 was to begin the process of accreditation, then you may be interested to know the application deadline for the second quarter testing cycle is April 2nd–six weeks from now. The ICAPGen℠ website has links to the online application and preparation tools, including ICAPGen study groups to help you with your submission.

If you have not yet started the required four-generation project, don’t worry.  Each quarter begins a new testing cycle, and you can prepare  to apply in either April, July, or October.