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 
February 8Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:45 AMWebinar Register
February 15Basics of Managing School Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
February 16Updating State Agency Schedules Workshop09:00 AM to 12:00 PMWebinar Register
February 22Basics of Managing Prosecuting Attorney Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
March 8Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:45 AMWebinar Register
March 15Basics of Managing Financial Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
March 22Basics of Managing Community and Technical College Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
March 29Electronic Records Management from Creation to Disposition10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
April 12Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:45 AMWebinar Register
April 19Basics of Managing Personnel Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
April 20Updating State Agency Schedules Workshop09:00 AM to 12:00 PMWebinar Register
April 26Basics of Managing Port Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
May 10Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:45 AMWebinar Register
May 17Basics of Managing Law Enforcement Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
May 24Basics of Managing Public Hospital Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
June 14Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:45 AMWebinar Register
June 15Updating State Agency Schedules Workshop09:00 AM to 12:00 PMWebinar Register
June 21Basics of Managing School Personnel Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
June 28Basics of Managing Fire and EMS Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register

Public Events

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