Genealogy classroom

The door to the right leads you to our Classroom Click on it and you go into the room.  Room will be activated on the day of the class.

Students will take this online class by entering the door on this page which will take them to the classroom.  Classes will be starting in mid July.


Terry Houghland M.A
He has 40 years experience as a Genealogist and has taught a wide range of Genealogy classes at the Scottsdale and Mesa Community colleges in Arizona Classes :
Basic genealogy research
Intermediate Genealogy research
Advanced Genealogy research
Writing Family History
Breaking down your genealogy brick wall

Terry has a B.A in History  from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and an M.A Historical Museum Studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program University of New York Oneonta.

He has 15 years of Historical Agency management experience including the Arizona Historical Society, South Dakota Office of Cultural Preservation and the Dallas Historical Society

Charlotte Marie Bocage is a full-time professional genealogist with more than four decades of experience.

She volunteers at the Southern California Genealogical Society Research Library, the Los Angeles Regional Family History Center and in the past with Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness.  She is an instructor with Family Tree University and U.C.L.A. Osher Life Long Learning Center. She is the First Vice President with the Pasadena Area African American Genealogical Society; on the Board of Directors, the Education chair, the Outreach chair and Kids’ Family History Camp chair with the Southern California Genealogical Society, the Bocage Biennial Family Reunion chairperson, and the Bloom Family Reunion chairperson

Lecture Resume: University of California, Los Angeles Osher Life Long Learning  Program Instructor, 2008-2016, 2013; Southern California Genealogical Society Annual Jamboree, Burbank, CA, 2002, 2004 – 2007, 2016; Southern California Genealogical Society Lunch and Learn Education Program, Burbank, CA, 2006-2018; The International Black Genealogy Summit, 2016; The New Orleans Multicultural Tourism Network National Family Reunion Seminar and Expo, New Orleans, LA, 2002; LA County A. C. Bilbrew Public Library, Black Resource Center, 2005-2018; LA County Public Library System 2006-2019; Los Angeles Public Library Adult Events Program, 2003, 2004, 2013-2018; Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society National


 Charlotte Marie Bocage  Genealogist

This class will facilitate finding  Family through the use of forms, charts and 23 record groups most of which you have not been aware of.