Tamara Hallo, MLS

Educator, Librarian and Genealogist with professional experience in lecturing, researching, document retrieval and evidence analysis. 



ProGen 29 Study Program

Genealogical Research Program, 2015, Boston University

Master of Arts:  Library and Information Science, 2001, University of South Florida

Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education, 1995, Florida International University



ProGen 29 Certificate

Genealogical Research Certificate, 2015, Boston University

Professional Certificate, Florida Department of Education


Fields of Interest

Southern United States with a focus on Georgia


Lecturing and Teaching


Professional Organizations

National Genealogical Society (NGS)

Georgia Genealogical Society (GGS)

Association of Professional Genealogists (APG)


Available lectures/workshops

*Offline Genealogy Research
*Bringing Your Family Tree to Life
*What next?  Where to Go to Learn More
*Make Google Work for You:  Google for Genealogists
*OneNote for Genealogists
*The Key to Accurate and Reliable Research
*Social Media and Genealogy
*Cemeteries and Obituaries
*Becoming a Genealogy Detective


Contributions to the field

Webinar Chairperson, Georgia Genealogical Society

Genealogy 101 Lectures, Miami-Dade County Public Library


Research Experience

County and state archives in Georgia and Tennessee

Swedish National Archives (Online)

The National Archives and Records Administration

Courthouse research in Georgia


Family Search