Registration Open for State Agency Classes in Austin

Darryl Tocker Learning Center, TSLAC

Darryl Tocker Learning Center, TSLAC

How long has it been since since you attended records management training?

Registration is now open for our classes for state agencies. Classes are being held July 15-16. To register for any of the classes listed below, visit our class registration page.

Classes are being held at the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building at 1201 Brazos Street (to the east of the Capitol).

July 15-16, 2014

  • Tuesday, July 15, 8:30 – noon: State Records Retention Basics; CLOSED; Class is full- This class provides an overview of state records laws and current administrative rules. Learn how to develop and use records retention schedules to maintain and dispose of records. The class covers records inventories, records analysis and appraisal, and submitting records retention schedules for approval.
  • Tuesday, July 15, 1:30 – 4:30: Managing Electronic Records-CLOSED;CLASS IS FULL – Learn how to apply records management principles to electronic records. This course looks at the definition of electronic records (e-records), applicable laws and rules with corresponding best practices and recommended standards and procedures. It also discusses email, digital imaging, and social media, and how to address the various challenges of these types of e-records and how to best manage them.
  • Wednesday, July 16, 8:30 – 11:30: Emergency Preparedness – Learn how to identify, protect, and ensure access to your vital records, the records necessary to continue operations in the event of an emergency. The course will also cover how to prepare, respond to, and recover from a records emergency.
  • Wednesday, July 16, 1:00 – 4:00: Improving Shared Drives & Filing Systems – This class provides an overview of files management, characteristics of good filing systems, common filing problems, and a six-step program to improving your paper filing system. The course offers strategies and best practices for managing shared drives and developing e-mail file plans.


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Hey, what about local government classes? Unfortunately, we do not have local government classes scheduled at this time. Please contact us at 512-463-7610 or to be notified once local government classes become available.