Records Management Training Resources

We provide foundational records management training to state agencies and local governments. Face-to-face and online sessions are designed to help agency heads, elected officials, records management officers and other staff establish and administer efficient records management programs.

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Courses, Webinars and Forums

We provide free webinars and courses on various records management topics. Though our training portal, you can take our self-paced courses or view any of our pre-recorded webinars. 

Access records management online training.


Face-to-Face Classes

We provide cost-effective in-person training in Austin for state agencies and local governments. Classes are designed to assist agency heads, elected officials, records management officers and other government staff with establishing and administering efficient records management programs.  Classes are typically held on a semi-quarterly basis. If classes are available, registration information will be posted below. If you would like to be notified when classes are scheduled, please subscribe to our blog, The Texas Record.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT CLASSES

Introduction to Records Management for Local Governments

Learn how to apply records management principles to records through face-to-face instruction and hands-on activities. Download full course description (PDF).

Class Availability

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 8:30am-4:00pm - Registration closed; reached capacity.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 8:30am-4:00pm - Registration closed; reached capacity.

Email rm_trng@tsl.texas.gov to be added to the wait list in the event of any cancellations.

Managing Electronic Records for Local Governments

In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn how to apply records management principles to electronic records - including email and social media - through face-to-face instruction and hands-on activities. Download full course description (PDF).

Class Availability

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 8:30am-4:00pm - Registration closed; reached capacity.

Thursday, May 16, 2019, 8:30am-4:00pm - Registration closed; reached capacity.

Email rm_trng@tsl.texas.gov to be added to the wait list in the event of any cancellations.

Location of Training

Classes will be held at State Records Center located at 4400 Shoal Creek Blvd., Austin, TX 78756.

Cancellation Information

If you need to cancel your registration, please email rm_trng@tsl.texas.gov by the cancellation due date provided in your confirmation email.  Otherwise, your government will be billed for the class. You can also send a substitute in your place if you are unable to attend.

Billing Information

Invoices will be sent at the conclusion of the event no later than the 15th of the month following the class. Prepayment is not accepted. Please ensure billing contact information is correct at time of registration to ensure timely processing.

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Workshops by Request

TSLAC’s Government Information Analysts are available to travel across the state to provide records management training to state agencies and local governments. By partnering with records managers across Texas, we are able to offer 1/2 day (3 hr course), 1-day, or 2-day  workshops.

Our training calendar can fill up quickly. If you are interested in setting up a workshop, we recommend that you contact us at least 3-6 months in advance.

To discuss options, please contact RMA Unit Manager Sarah Jacobson at sjacobson@tsl.texas.gov or call 512-463-5449.

 

What topics are covered in a workshop?

Local Governments

Introduction to Records Management for Local Governments

Learn how to apply records management principles to records through face-to-face instruction and hands-on activities. Download full course description (PDF).

This course is available as a 1/2 day or 1-day workhop.

Managing Electronic Records

In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn how to apply records management principles to electronic records - including email and social media - through face-to-face instruction and hands-on activities. Download full course description (PDF).

This course is available as a 1/2 day or 1-day workshop.
 

State Agencies

We are currently updating training materials and will have new course offerings later this year.

What does TSLAC provide?

  • Experienced instructors
  • Course materials (slide presentations, class books, exercises, and supplemental materials)
  • Registration and billing services
  • Audiovisual equipment (laptop and projector), if unavailable at the training site

What does TSLAC need from you?

This will vary from site to site and will be reflected in your Training Agreement. Contact Sarah Jacobson, sjacobson@tsl.texas.gov or call 512-463-5449 to discuss details.

How much would the workshop cost?

  • 1/2 Day Workshop (approximately 3 hour course): $20 per person
  • 1 Day Workshop: $30 per person
  • 2 Day Workshop: $50 per person

 

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Can't find what you're looking for? Email slrminfo@tsl.texas.gov or call 512-463-7610.  

Page last modified: April 23, 2019