Records Management Workshops for State Agencies and Local Governments

The Records Management Assistance Unit provides cost-effective in-person training for state agencies and local governments in Austin and at regional trainings around the state.

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Training in Austin | Regional Trainings

Training in Austin

The Records Management Assistance Unit provides cost-effective in-person training in our Learning Center in the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building located at 1201 Brazos in Austin.

Classes Available

Local Governments

State Agencies


Local Government Classes

Registration is now closed.

Classes designed for local governments will be held October 13-14, 2015.



Tuesday, October 13, 2015


Introduction to Records Management

Learn why records management is important and required, what constitutes a record, how to ensure you are in compliance and how that benefits your organization, ways to ensure you have an active and continuing program, tips on outsourcing, and valuable resources for you and your records management program. [3.0 hours]


Emergency Preparedness

Learn how to identify, protect, and ensure access to your essential 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. [3.0 hours]



Wednesday, October 14, 2015


Managing Electronic Records Workshop

In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn how to apply records management principles to electronic records through face-to-face instruction and hands-on activities. This course explores four critical elements of electronic records management for Texas local government records managers: legal requirements, records retention, information retrieval, and long-term preservation. [6.0 hours]

Training Location

Classes will be held in the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building, 1201 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701.

Registration & Pricing

Registration is closed.

Each class is $15 per person.

Your government will be billed after the training. We do not accept prepayment or payment by credit card.

Cancellation Information

If you wish to cancel your registration, please submit in writing by October 6, 2015. Please include your name, government, training event, and contact information in the letter. Failure to do so will result in your government being billed for the unattended training. You may send your letter via email to or fax to (512) 936-2306 Attn: RMA.


Regional Trainings

The Records Management Assistance Unit can provide in-person training around the state.

Classes Available

No regional trainings are scheduled at this time.



Interested in hosting a workshop in your area? Please contact Sarah Jacobson, Manager, Records Management Assistance Unit, to discuss options. Sarah can be reached at or 512-463-5449.

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