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 
May 23Basics of Managing Records08:45 AM to 09:15 AMKingston, WA Register
May 23Improving Your Agency’s Records Management Program Workshop09:30 AM to 01:00 PMKingston, WA Register
June 11Organizing the File Room Workshop08:30 AM to 12:30 PMFriday Harbor, WA Register
June 19Basics of Managing Records08:15 AM to 08:45 AMVancouver, WA Register
June 19Improving Your Agency’s Records Management Program Workshop09:00 AM to 12:30 PMVancouver, WA Register
June 25Organizing the File Room Workshop08:30 AM to 12:30 PMKelso, WA Register
June 26Improving Your Agency’s Records Management Program Workshop08:30 AM to 12:30 PMMount Vernon, WA Register
July 11Organizing the File Room Workshop08:30 AM to 12:30 PMEast Wenatchee, WA Register
July 17Updating State Agency Schedules Workshop09:00 AM to 12:00 PMOlympia, WA Register
July 17Basics of Managing Records09:00 AM to 09:30 AMOnline Webinar Register
July 25Improving Your Agency’s Records Management Program Workshop08:30 AM to 12:30 PMMarysville, WA Register
August 1Basics of Managing Records08:45 AM to 09:15 AMWalla Walla, WA Register
August 1Improving Your Agency’s Records Management Program Workshop09:30 AM to 01:00 PMWalla Walla, WA Register
September 10Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:30 AMOnline Webinar Register
September 12Basics of Managing Records08:45 AM to 09:15 AMShoreline, WA Register
September 12Improving Your Agency’s Records Management Program Workshop09:30 AM to 01:00 PMShoreline, WA Register
September 18Updating State Agency Schedules Workshop09:00 AM to 12:00 PMOlympia, WA Register
September 19Organizing the File Room Workshop08:30 AM to 12:30 PMWalla Walla, WA Register
October 9Organizing the File Room Workshop08:30 AM to 12:30 PMCheney, WA Register
October 29Basics of Managing Records08:15 AM to 08:45 AMWenatchee, WA Register
October 29Improving Your Agency’s Records Management Program Workshop09:00 AM to 12:30 PMWenatchee, WA Register
November 13Basics of Managing Records09:00 AM to 09:30 AMOnline Webinar Register
November 14Basics of Managing Records08:15 AM to 08:45 AMYakima, WA Register
November 14Improving Your Agency’s Records Management Program Workshop09:00 AM to 12:30 PMYakima, WA Register
November 20Updating State Agency Schedules Workshop09:00 AM to 12:00 PMOlympia, WA Register
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

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