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 
July 28Basics of Managing Fire and EMS Records10:00 AM to 11:15 AMWebinar Register
August 11Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:45 AMWebinar Register
August 18Basics of Managing Payroll Records10:00 AM to 11:15 AMWebinar Register
August 25Basics of Managing Law Enforcement Records10:00 AM to 11:15 AMWebinar Register
September 8Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:45 AMWebinar Register
September 15Basics of Managing School Personnel Records10:00 AM to 11:15 AMWebinar Register
September 22Basics of Managing School Records10:00 AM to 11:15 AMWebinar Register
October 13Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:45 AMWebinar Register
October 20Basics of Managing Financial Records10:00 AM to 11:15 AMWebinar Register
October 27Basics of Managing Fire and EMS Records10:00 AM to 11:15 AMWebinar Register
November 10Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:45 AMWebinar Register
November 17Basics of Managing Personnel Records10:00 AM to 11:15 AMWebinar Register
November 24Basics of Managing Law Enforcement Records10:00 AM to 11:15 AMWebinar Register
December 8Basics of Managing Records10:00 AM to 10:45 AMWebinar Register
December 15Basics of Managing Port Records10:00 AM to 11:15 AMWebinar Register
December 22Basics of Managing School Records10:00 AM to 11:15 AMWebinar Register

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