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
May 31How to Apply for a Local Records Grant9:00 AM to 11:00 AMPasco Register
May 31Building Records Management in your Agency10:00 AM to 12:00 PMGig Harbor Register
Jun 01How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 12:00 PMSouth Bend Register
Jun 04How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 12:00 PMShoreline Register
Jun 05How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 12:00 PMFederal Way Register
Jun 05How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 12:00 PMMarysville Register
Jun 05How to Apply for a Local Records Grant1:00 PM to 3:00 PMSequim Register
Jun 06How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 12:00 PMBattle Ground Register
Jun 06How to Apply for a Local Records Grant1:00 PM to 3:00 PMEnumclaw Register
Jun 07How to Apply for a Local Records Grant9:00 AM to 11:00 AMColville Register
Jun 08How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 12:00 PMEdgewood Register
Jun 08How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 12:00 PMTumwater Register
Jun 11How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 12:00 PMRedmond Register
Jun 12How to Apply for a Local Records Grant9:00 AM to 11:00 AMClarkston Register
Jun 12How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 12:00 PMChehalis Register
Jun 13How to Apply for a Local Records Grant1:30 PM to 3:30 PMFriday Harbor Register
Jun 14How to Apply for a Local Records Grant9:00 AM to 11:00 AMYakima Register
Jun 14How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 12:00 PMOlympia Register
Jun 14How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 12:00 PMLakewood Register
Jun 15How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 12:00 PMMt. Vernon Register
Jun 18How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 12:00 PMBonney Lake Register
Jun 19How to Apply for a Local Records Grant9:00 AM to 11:00 AMSilverdale Register
Jun 19Records Management 101: An Introduction to the 10 Leading Practices for Effective Records Management9:00 AM to 12:00 PMBellevue Register
Jun 20How to Apply for a Local Records Grant9:00 AM to 11:00 AMCheney Register
Jun 20How to Apply for a Local Records Grant10:00 AM to 12:00 PMKelso Register
Jun 20Open Government Training - Olympia5:30 PM to 8:30 PMOlympia Register
Jun 25Self-Assessment Using the 10 Leading Practices for Records Management10:00 AM to 12:00 PMTumwater Register
Jun 26Building Records Management in your Agency10:00 AM to 12:00 PMBellevue Register
Jun 29How to Apply for a Local Records Grant9:00 AM to 11:00 AMWenatchee Register
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
Sep 11Records Management 101: An Introduction to the 10 Leading Practices for Effective Records Management9:00 AM to 12:00 PMSilverdale 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