Open Government Training Opportunities and Resources

Learn about the new training requirements, find upcoming trainings, and access other open government resources.

IACC Conference
September 30 – October 2, Wenatchee

The 2014 IACC’s Annual Conference theme is Together We Build Infrastructure. Sessions emphasize funding programs, regulatory issues, case studies and guidance on special topics. AWC Small City Scholarships available.

Start Your Low Impact Development (LID) Update with Key Basic Strategies

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Upcoming events

2nd Annual Labor and Employer Summit
9/10/2014
Lakewood – This workshop works on the goals of promoting mutual understanding and respect and discovering ways to work better together during bargaining and throughout the year. More
RMSA Police Liability: Use of Force and Pursuit
9/11/2014
Gig Harbor – Attendees of this session will learn about significant cases and liabilities and exposures which exist for police officers. More
RMSA Defensive & Distracted Driving
9/16/2014
Pateros – This session will cover the importance of driving defensively; the difference between defensive driving and distracted driving; and tips to make your trips safer More
Drug & Alcohol Supervisor Training
9/16/2014
Burlington – The U.S. Department of Transportation regulation mandates all supervisors of CDL employees, transit or gas utility workers or any employee who might consult on a reasonable suspicion determination receive one hour of training in drug awareness and one hour of training in alcohol abuse. More
Drug & Alcohol Supervisor Training
9/17/2014
Shoreline – The U.S. Department of Transportation regulation mandates all supervisors of CDL employees, transit or gas utility workers or any employee who might consult on a reasonable suspicion determination receive one hour of training in drug awareness and one hour of training in alcohol abuse. More
Drug & Alcohol Supervisor Training
9/18/2014
Olympia – The U.S. Department of Transportation regulation mandates all supervisors of CDL employees, transit or gas utility workers or any employee who might consult on a reasonable suspicion determination receive one hour of training in drug awareness and one hour of training in alcohol abuse. More
RMSA Elected Officials Roles and Responsibilities including Open Government
9/22/2014
South Prairie – You’ll get practical advice and tips from a former elected official to assist in your role as a mayor or councilmember. More
RMSA Elected Officials Roles and Responsibilities including Open Government
9/23/2014
South Bend – You’ll get practical advice and tips from a former elected official to assist in your role as a mayor or councilmember. More
Healthy Worksite Summit
9/30/2014 - 10/1/2014
Lynnwood – National experts inspire innovation. Reception, panel discussion and interactive workshops promote idea sharing. More
IACC Conference
9/30/2014 - 10/2/2014
WenatcheeMore
Regional Meetings
10/7/2014
Centralia – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
Regional Meetings
10/9/2014
Mount Vernon – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
Regional Meetings
10/14/2014
Aberdeen – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
Regional Meetings
10/15/2014
Vancouver – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
Communicating for Greater Results
10/16/2014
Olympia – This workshop will help you see people differently, understand them better, and be able to deal with them in a way that will turn every encounter into a win-win situation for all. More
Regional Meetings
10/16/2014
Olympia – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
RMSA Employment: internal investigations
10/21/2014
DuPont – This training will address questions concerning when investigations are warranted; who should conduct the investigation; how the investigation should be conducted; and what steps to take following an investigation. More
Regional Meetings
10/22/2014
Chelan – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
Regional Meetings
10/23/2014
Spokane – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
Communicating for Greater Results
10/23/2014
Spokane – This workshop will help you see people differently, understand them better, and be able to deal with them in a way that will turn every encounter into a win-win situation for all. More
RMSA Elected Officials Roles and Responsibilities including Open Government
10/28/2014
Almira – You’ll get practical advice and tips to assist in your role as a mayor or councilmember. The session is taught by a former elected official, providing you with info you can use right away. More
Member Expo
10/29/2014 - 10/30/2014
Chelan – AWC’s Member Expo gives members of Employee Benefit Trust, Risk Management Services Agency, Worker’s Comp Retro Program and the Drug & Alcohol Consortium an opportunity to attend educational sessions and makes sure staff are maximizing the free services of those programs. More
Regional Meetings
11/5/2014
Yakima – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
Regional Meetings
11/6/2014
Moses Lake – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
RMSA Clerk/Treasurer Essentials
11/13/2014
Olympia – The “clerk/treasurer or finance director” training is an extensive six-hour class that will review all of the required elements of the position. More
NLC Congress of Cities & Exposition
11/18/2014 - 11/22/2014
Austin, TXMore
WSAC Annual County Leaders Conference
11/19/2014 - 11/21/2014
VancouverMore