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:

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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).

Agency Trainings

DateTraining NameTimeLocation 
July 24Basics of Managing Records for Housing Authorities10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
August 14Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
August 21Basics of Managing Records for Schools10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
August 22Updating State Agency Schedules09:00 AM to 12:00 PMWebinar Register
August 28Basics of Managing Records for Prosecuting Attorneys10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
September 11Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
September 18Basics of Managing Records for Finance Departments10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
September 25Basics of Managing Records for Community & Technical Colleges10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
October 9Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
October 16Basics of Managing Records for HR/Personnel Departments10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
October 23Basics of Managing Records for Port Districts10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
October 24Updating State Agency Schedules09:00 AM to 12:00 PMWebinar Register
November 13Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
November 20Basics of Managing Records for Law Enforcement Agencies10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
November 27Basics of Managing Records for Public Hospitals10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
December 11Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
December 12Updating State Agency Schedules10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
December 18Basics of Managing Records for School HR/Personnel Departments10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
December 23Basics of Managing Records for Fire & EMS Agencies10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register

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