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:

 Check out the current online offerings


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To cancel a registration, please use link supplied in confirmation message. Questions? Contact recordsmanagement@sos.wa.gov

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).

DateTraining/WorkshopTimeLocationDetails
Jul 24Records Management 101: An Introduction to the 10 Leading Practices for Effective Records Management9:00 AM to 12:00 PMRedmond Register
Jul 31Building Records Management in your Agency10:00 AM to 12:00 PMRedmond Register
Aug 04Free event: Scrapbooking with the pros10:00 AM to 2:00 PMOlympia Register
Sep 11Records Management 101: An Introduction to the 10 Leading Practices for Effective Records Management9:00 AM to 12:00 PMSilverdale Register
Sep 12Open Government Training - Richland4:00 PM to 6:00 PMRichland Register
Sep 18Building Records Management in your Agency10:00 AM to 12:00 PMSilverdale Register
Oct 18Records Management 101: An Introduction to the 10 Leading Practices for Effective Records Management9:00 AM to 12:00 PMShoreline Register
Oct 25Building Records Management in your Agency10:00 AM to 12:00 PMShoreline Register
Nov 08Records Management 101: An Introduction to the 10 Leading Practices for Effective Records Management9:00 AM to 12:00 PMLakewood Register
Nov 15Building Records Management in your Agency10:00 AM to 12:00 PMLakewood Register
Dec 04Records Management 101: An Introduction to the 10 Leading Practices for Effective Records Management9:00 AM to 12:00 PMBellevue Register
Dec 11Building Records Management in your Agency10:00 AM to 12:00 PMBellevue Register