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Training & Education

Upcoming AWC training & events

Regional Meetings

Various dates & locations
Join AWC CEO Peter King and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about the upcoming legislative session and regional issues.

Wellness Planning Forums

September & October dates | Various locations
It's planning season – time to begin crafting your 2018 wellness program operating plan.

Retro WorkSafe Employer Award training

October 18 | Chelan
AWC Retro Program's Work Safe Employer Award recognizes Retro employers who have made an exemplary orgainzation-wide commitment to a culture of safety. Hear about the criteria, standards and hear about resources to help earn the award.

Member Expo

October 18-19 | Chelan
AWC’s Member Pooling Programs come together at Member Expo to learn how to maximize program benefits and invest in their employees through educational sessions that help attendees extract the greatest value from AWC services and programs, and provides an update on rates, trends, loss prevention, and new laws and legal opinions.

Drug & Alcohol Supervisor Training

October 24 | Marysville; November 21 | Chehalis
The U.S. DOT mandates all supervisors of CDL employees who might consult on a reasonable suspicion determination receive one hour of training in drug awareness and alcohol abuse

IACC Conference

October 24 – 26 | Wenatchee
This annual conference, sponsored by the Infrastructure Assistance Coordinating Council, helps Washington communities identify and obtain resources to develop, improve, and maintain infrastructure. Find out more here or sign in to register.

LEOFF 1 Disability Board best practices

October 25 | Olympia
Public employers face challenges in managing the cost of providing medical care to their LEOFF 1 retirees. Administering a system that balances retiree rights and the public trust is crucial. Attend this event that covers materials within AWC's LEOFF 1 Disability Board Best Practices Resource Guide. The guide examines the law, addresses potential public records/public meetings issues, and offers best practices to help employers manage this obligation.

Retro Safety Academy

November 7, 8, 28, 29 | Airway Heights
This 12-class training course covers workplace safety topics including compliance with state safety standards and best practices for building a strong safety culture.

Washington paid sick leave webinar

November 8 | Webinar
Is your organization's paid sick leave program compliant with Washington's new paid sick leave statute, which will take effect January 1, 2018? Learn key requirements of the new paid sick leave law, review a checklist for compliance, and understand practical considerations and options for modifying existing sick leave policies to conform to the new legal requirements.

Wellness webinar: 2018 Wellness planning

November 16 | Webinar
Join Julie for an hour full of information and ideas to get your 2018 wellness operating plan started.

Elected Officials Essentials

December 2 | Various locations
Join us for this workshop where you’ll network with a group of your peers, interact virtually with trainers who’ve worked extensively with cities, and spend time together examining real-world municipal scenarios.