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This class educates participants about legal responsibilities of government agencies in managing records and information. The legally assigned roles of records officers, chief administrative officers, and the State Archives will be discussed. The class will include references to the Public Records Management Act and other relevant laws.
Annual fall conference with presentations focusing on care and management of electronic records.
Management and Care of Historic Records is geared toward municipalities and focuses on how to care for historic records. Topics covered include records appraisal, retention, storage, and preservation.
Learn the basics of the Open Records Portal and how to use it. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop, tablet, or phone with wifi or internet access in order to go through the site with the presenter.
Records Access I, will consider records classification, records sharing, handling GRAMA requests, and the appeals process. This training is very similar to the online training required for appointed records officers. The certification exam is not administered during the in-person training.
Public Records Requests for Law Enforcement Records digs deeper into classification and access issues including the appeals process. In addition to records classified under GRAMA, expunged records and accident reports are covered. Although the class focuses on law enforcement records, all records officers are welcome. A one hour lunch break will be taken around Noon. Lunch is on your own, many restaurants are in close proximity. This training is also available in-agency by request. Contact Lorianne Ouderkirk at email@example.com to schedule this training for your agency.