Washington State Archives provides guidance and support to state and local government agencies in public records management by offering education and training opportunities. Both live in-person sessions and webinars are available, as well as a number of online options. We encourage you to frequently check for updates as we continuously add sessions.


We also offer many of the live webinar sessions as pre-recorded videos for online training:

 Check out the current online offerings


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To cancel a registration, please use link supplied in confirmation message. Questions? Contact recordsmanagement@sos.wa.gov

Please visit the Attorney General's Open Government Training page for trainings on Open Public Meetings (RCW 42.30 and RCW 42.43) and the Public Records Act for disclosure (RCW 42.56).

DateTraining/WorkshopTimeLocationDetails
Feb 21WEBINAR - Transferring E-Publications to the Archives (LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ONLY)10:00 AM to 11:00 AMOnline Webinar Register
Mar 07WEBINAR - Transferring Scanned Agenda Packets to the Archives10:00 AM to 11:00 AMOnline Webinar Register
Mar 09WEBINAR - Email Management10:00 AM to 11:00 AMOnline webinar Register
Mar 14WEBINAR - Transferring Digital Audio Recordings of Meetings to the Archives10:00 AM to 11:00 AMOnline Webinar Register
Mar 16WEBINAR - Retention Schedules 10:00 AM to 11:00 AMOnline webinar Register
Mar 20Annual RM Day It's All Fun and Games8:30 AM to 5:00 PMTumwater Register
Mar 28Records Management 1019:00 AM to 11:00 AMBellevue Register
Mar 28WEBINAR - Transferring E-Publications to the Archives (LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ONLY)10:00 AM to 11:00 AMOnline Webinar Register
Mar 28Transferring Records to the Archives11:00 AM to 12:00 PMBellevue Register
Mar 28Electronic Records Management 1.01:00 PM to 4:00 PMBellevue Register
Mar 30WEBINAR - ECM Enterprise Content Management: An Introduction10:00 AM to 11:00 AMOnline webinar Register
Apr 04WEBINAR - Records Management - The Basics and Why It Matters10:00 AM to 11:00 AMOnline Webinar Register
Apr 11WEBINAR - Transferring Scanned Agenda Packets to the Archives10:00 AM to 11:00 AMOnline Webinar Register
Apr 18WEBINAR - Scanning and Tossing - Imaging Requirements10:00 AM to 11:00 AMOnline Webinar Register
Apr 25Records Management 1019:00 AM to 11:00 AMSilverdale Register
Apr 25Transferring Records to the Archives11:00 AM to 12:00 PMSilverdale Register
Apr 25Electronic Records Management 1.01:00 PM to 4:00 PMSilverdale Register
May 04WEBINAR: Don't Get Soaked! Disaster Planning and Preparedness10:00 AM to 11:00 AMOnline webinar Register
May 26ECM Vendor Fair8:00 AM to 5:00 PMTumwater Register
Jul 25Records Management 1019:00 AM to 11:00 AMSilverdale Register
Jul 25Transferring Records to the Archives11:00 AM to 12:00 PMSilverdale Register
Jul 25Electronic Records Management 1.01:00 PM to 4:00 PMSilverdale Register
Sep 14Records Management 1019:00 AM to 11:00 AMLakewood Register
Sep 14Transferring Records to the Archives11:00 AM to 12:00 PMLakewood Register
Sep 14Electronic Records Management 1.01:00 PM to 4:00 PMLakewood Register
Nov 09Records Management 1019:00 AM to 11:00 AMShoreline Register
Nov 09Transferring Records to the Archives11:00 AM to 12:00 PMShoreline Register
Nov 09Electronic Records Management 1.01:00 PM to 4:00 PMShoreline Register
Dec 12Records Management 1019:00 AM to 11:00 AMBellevue Register
Dec 12Transferring Records to the Archives11:00 AM to 12:00 PMBellevue Register
Dec 12Electronic Records Management 1.01:00 PM to 4:00 PMBellevue Register