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 28Basics of Managing Records for Prosecuting Attorneys10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
March 13Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
March 20Basics of Managing Records for Finance Departments10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
March 27Baiscs of Managing Records for Community & Technical Colleges10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
April 10Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
April 17Updating State Agency Schedules09:00 AM to 12:00 PMWebinar Register
April 17Basics of Managing Records for HR/Personnel Departments10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
April 24Basics of Managing Records for Port Districts10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
May 8Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
May 15Basics of Managing Records for Law Enforcement Agencies10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
May 22Basics of Managing Records for Public Hospital Districts10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
June 12Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
June 18Updating State Agency Schedules09:00 AM to 12:00 PMWebinar Register
June 19Basics of Managing Records for School HR/Personnel Departments10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
June 26Basics of Managing Records for Fire & EMS Agencies10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register

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