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 
December 13Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:45 AMWebinar Register
December 19How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
December 20Basics of Managing School Personnel Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
December 21Updating State Agency Schedules Workshop09:00 AM to 12:00 PMWebinar Register
December 27Basics of Managing Fire and EMS Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
January 3How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
January 10Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
January 16How to Apply for a Local Records Grant02:00 PM to 03:00 PMWebinar Register
January 17Basics of Managing Payroll Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
January 24Basics of Managing Housing Authority Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
January 30How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
February 7How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
February 13How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
February 14Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
February 20How to Apply for a Local Records Grant02:00 PM to 03:00 PMWebinar Register
February 21Basics of Managing School Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
February 22Updating State Agency Schedules09:00 AM to 12:00 PMWebinar Register
February 28Basics of Managing Prosecuting Attorney Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
March 13Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
March 20Basics of Managing Financial Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
March 27Baiscs of Managing Community & Technical College Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
April 10Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
April 17Basics of Managing Personnel Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
April 18Updating State Agency Schedules09:00 AM to 12:00 PMWebinar Register
April 24Basics of Managing Port District Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
May 8Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
May 15Basics of Managing Law Enforcement Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
May 22Basics of Managing Public Hospital Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
June 12Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
June 19Basics of Managing School Personnel Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
June 20Updating State Agency Schedules09:00 AM to 12:00 PMWebinar Register
June 26Basics of Managing Fire & EMS Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register

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