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).

Trainings

DateTraining NameTimeLocationAudienceDetails
October 18Records Management 101: An Introduction to the 10 Leading Practices for Effective Records Management09:00 AM to 12:00 PMShorelineAgency Register
October 25Building Records Management in your Agency10:00 AM to 12:00 PMShorelineAgency Register
November 8Records Management 101: An Introduction to the 10 Leading Practices for Effective Records Management09:00 AM to 12:00 PMLakewoodAgency Register
November 15Building Records Management in your Agency10:00 AM to 12:00 PMLakewoodAgency Register
December 4Records Management 101: An Introduction to the 10 Leading Practices for Effective Records Management09:00 AM to 12:00 PMBellevueAgency Register
December 11Building Records Management in your Agency10:00 AM to 12:00 PMBellevueAgency Register

Events

DateEvent NameTimeLocationAudienceDetails
September 29The Basics of Historical Research01:30 PM to 04:30 PMPoulsboPublic Register
October 6Preserve and Digitize Over-sized Items Workshop10:00 AM to 02:00 PMOlympiaPublic Register