Presentations

I have been conducting genealogy and technology workshops since 1998.  Below is a list of  workshops conducted since 2008.

* Scheduled presentations
Flight to Freedom:  The Fields Family and Freedom's Fortress
Sunday Crowns (Lecture and multimedia presentation about hat history)
Becoming a Hamptonian:  James A. Fields, 1844-1903 (Lecture about the education of James A. Fields of the historic James A. Fields House in Newport News, VA)
    • (September 2015, February 2014, September 2014, February 2013, December 2012, and September 2012) HU Culture Class, Hampton University, University College, Hampton, VA
Bridging the Communication Gap Between Educational Administrators and Part-Time Faculty
History of the James A. Fields Family
    • (May 4-5, 2013) Hunt for Hampton History, Hampton History Museum, Hampton, VA*
    • (February 2, 2013) At the Crossroads to Freedom:  The Emancipation Proclamation to the March on Washington, Black History Program of the Hampton Roads Association for the Study of African Life and History, Newport News, VA
My Family History:  Link to the Past, Bridge to the Future
Back in the Day: Faith-Based Institution Historical Research Program
    • (April –June 2011) Newport News, VA Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, Doris Miller Community Center. Taught eight week program to area church youth on how to conduct research of their church through historical documents, artifacts, and by conducting oral history interviews.
Thinking Outside the Box:  Creating Things With Genealogy
    • (November 2012) Family History Expos, Atlanta, GA

From Slave to Freedom Fighter: The Story of Madison Lewis, United States Colored Troops
    • (April 2011) Seminar, Hampton Roads Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society, Hampton, VA
    • (September 2011) Annual Conference in Richmond, VA of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)
    • (December 2011) African American History Class, Hampton University Division of Continuing Studies.
Let Your Voice Be Heard in the Digital Conversation
    • (October 2010) National Conference of the Afro American Historical Genealogical Society
    • (October 2010)  Family History Expos, Atlanta, GA
    • (October 2011)  Legacy Family Tree Webinars
Find Your Folks
    • (September 2010) A Taste of Suffolk Cultural Festival, Suffolk, VA
Horizon Wimba Voice Tool
    • (August 2010) Hampton University Faculty Institute, Hampton, VA
Technology Smorgasbord
    • (July 2010), Hampton University Adjunct Faculty Workshop of the Accelerated Evening Program
Who Do You Think You Are? An Introduction to Genealogy
    • (June 2010), Afrikan American Festival, Hampton, VA
Careers in Computer Animation and Gaming
    • (January 2008 and January 2010), Focusing on the Future Career Conference, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Add Your Voice to the Online Conversation Using Social Media
    • (June 2010), Hampton University Minister’s Conference, Hampton, VA
The Power of Blogging
    • (October 2009), International Black Genealogy Summit, Fort Wayne, IN.