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 
October 12Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:45 AMWebinar Register
October 19Basics of Managing Personnel Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
October 20Updating State Agency Schedules Workshop09:00 AM to 12:00 PMWebex Webinar Register
October 26Basics of Managing Port Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
November 9Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:45 AMWebinar Register
November 16Basics of Managing Law Enforcement Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
November 23Basics of Managing Public Hospital Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
December 14Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:45 AMWebinar Register
December 15Updating State Agency Schedules Workshop09:00 AM to 12:00 PMWebex Webinar Register
December 21Basics of Managing School Personnel Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
December 28Basics of Managing Fire & EMS Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register

Public Events

DateEvent NameTimeLocation 
October 6Meet the new State Archivist!01:00 PM to 02:00 PMWebinar Register