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 
November 21Basics of Managing Records08:15 AM to 08:45 AMKelso, WA Register
November 21Improving Your Agency’s Records Management Program Workshop09:00 AM to 12:30 PMKelso, WA Register
November 26Basics of Managing Schools Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
December 18Basics of Managing Law Enforcement Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
January 8Basics of Managing Fire & EMS Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
January 8Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:30 AMWebinar Register
January 28Organizing the File Room Workshop09:00 AM to 01:00 PMTumwater, WA Register
February 12Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:30 AMWebinar Register
February 26Basics of Managing Schools Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
February 27Basics of Managing Records08:45 AM to 09:15 AMTumwater, WA Register
February 27Improving Your Agency’s Records Management Program Workshop09:30 AM to 01:00 PMTumwater, WA Register
March 11Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:30 AMWebinar Register
March 25Updating State Agency Schedules Workshop09:00 AM to 12:00 PMOlympia, WA Register
March 25Basics of Managing Housing Authorities Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
April 8Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:30 AMWebinar Register
May 13Updating State Agency Schedules Workshop09:00 AM to 12:00 PMOlympia, WA Register
May 14Organizing the File Room Workshop09:00 AM to 01:00 PMKelso, WA Register
May 20Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:30 AMWebinar Register
June 10Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:30 AMWebinar Register
June 23Organizing the File Room Workshop09:00 AM to 01:00 PMVancouver, WA Register
June 24Basics of Managing Schools Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
July 8Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:30 AMWebinar Register
July 15Basics of Managing Records08:45 AM to 09:15 AMShoreline, WA Register
July 15Improving Your Agency’s Records Management Program Workshop09:30 AM to 01:00 PMShoreline, WA Register
August 11Basics of Managing Records08:45 AM to 09:15 AMVancouver, WA Register
August 11Improving Your Agency’s Records Management Program Workshop09:30 AM to 01:00 PMVancouver, WA Register
August 12Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:30 AMWebinar Register
August 26Basics of Managing Schools Records10:00 AM to 11:00 AMWebinar Register
September 9Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:30 AMWebinar Register
September 10Basics of Managing Records08:45 AM to 09:15 AMKelso, WA Register
September 10Improving Your Agency’s Records Management Program Workshop09:30 AM to 01:00 PMKelso, WA Register
October 13Organizing the File Room Workshop09:00 AM to 01:00 PMTumwater, WA Register
October 14Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:30 AMWebinar Register
October 21Organizing the File Room Workshop09:00 AM to 01:00 PMShoreline, WA Register
November 11Basics of Managing Records08:45 AM to 09:15 AMTumwater, WA Register
November 11Improving Your Agency’s Records Management Program Workshop09:30 AM to 01:00 PMTumwater, WA Register
November 12Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:30 AMWebinar Register
December 9Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:30 AMWebinar Register

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