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Published on Monday, January 29, 2018

Records management training calendar now posted

The Washington State Archives provides guidance and support to state and local government in public records management by offering education and training opportunities. Live, in-person sessions and webinars are available, as well as online options.

There are two free trainings on records management held each month, at different locations in the state:

Records Management 101: An Introduction to the 10 Leading Practices for Effective Records Management
This session covers the rules and requirements for managing records in accordance with RCW 40.14 - Preservation and Destruction of Public Records. Topics include:

  • Terms and definitions commonly used in records management
  • What a records retention schedule is
  • How to implement and apply retention schedules to your records
  • The 10 leading practices necessary to effectively manage records in your city

Making Records Management Work in Your Agency
You know the basics, but do you know how to make records management work for your city? This session will focus on applying basic records management tools and leading practices to the development of an effective records management function in your city, including eight steps that you can use to fix any specific records management problem.

Register for the trainings here.

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