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February 8, 2017

Upcoming Training Events

The following is a list of upcoming training events offered by the Utah State Archives. All employees of a governmental entity are invited to participate, especially records officers, chief administrative officers, information technology specialists, and legal advisors.

Instructions on how to register for Archives’ events can be found here. Utah State Archives’ training events are free of charge. Questions regarding training events may be directed to recordstraining@utah.gov or 801-531-3863.

Level 1 courses cover basic concepts and principles, and are designed for records officers and chief administrative officers new to records management and records access.

Level 2 courses cover basic concepts in greater depth. These courses are designed for records officers and chief administrative officers new to records management and records access, as well as those with experience who want more in-depth training.

Level 3 courses cover advanced records management and records access topics. These courses are designed for records officers and chief administrative officers who have a foundational knowledge of records management and records access. We recommend registrants complete the related level 1 course, either online or in-person, prior to attending a level 3 course.

Education Records Conference

The Education Records Conference 2017 is geared toward education institutions, both public and charter, from primary to post-secondary. Presentations will cover records management and access issues specific to education records. However, records officers from non-education institutions may benefit from the presenters’ professional experiences, and are also welcome to attend or participate online.

The conference schedule is available here: Education Conference 2017. The event is free to attend. Questions may be directed to recordstraining@utah.gov or 801-531-3863. Step-by-step instructions on how to register are available here.

Sandy, UT. 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • February 22, 2017

Miller Free Enterprise Center
9750 S. 300 W.
Room 101, Auditorium
Sandy, UT  84070

Records Access 1: Public Records Requests 

This class focuses on the basics of GRAMA, including records classification, records sharing, handling GRAMA requests, and the appeals process. The online course can be accessed here.

Salt Lake City, UT. 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • March 2, 2017
  • December 6, 2017

Utah State Archives
345 S. Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Logan, UT. 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • May 3, 2017

City Hall
290 North 100 West
Logan, UT 84321

St. George, UT. 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • October 25, 2017

City Council Chambers
175 North 200 East
St. George, UT 84770

Online. 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • June 23, 2017

Instructions on how to join the online session will be emailed to registrants.

Records Access 1: Public Records Requests for Law Enforcement Records

This class 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.

Salt Lake City, UT. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • April 26, 2017
  • November 15, 2017

Utah State Archives
345 S. Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Records Management 1: Records Management Essentials 

This class covers best practices and legal responsibilities of government agencies in managing records, as well as practical steps for implementing a records management program and resources that are available through the State Archives. The online course can be accessed here.

Salt Lake City, UT. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • March 2, 2017
  • August 15, 2017
  • December 6, 2017

Utah State Archives
345 S. Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Logan, UT. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • May 3, 2017

City Hall
290 North 100 West
Logan, UT 84321

St. George, UT. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • October 25, 2017

City Council Chambers
175 North 200 East
St. George, UT 84770

Online. 9:00 a.m. to Noon

  • June 23, 2017

Instructions on how to join the online session will be emailed to registrants.

Records Management 2: General Retention Schedules

This class explains what the general retention schedules are and provides practice in using them. Participants will learn about their roles in creating and updating the general schedules, and will hear about future plans for updates.

Salt Lake City, UT. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • April 4, 2017
  • June 29, 2017
  • August 3, 2017
  • October 17, 2017
  • November 14, 2017
  • December 12, 2017

Utah State Archives
345 S. Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

St. George, UT. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • May 25, 2017

City Council Chambers
175 North 200 East
St. George, UT 84770

Cedar City, UT. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • July 19, 2017

City Hall
10 North Main Street
Cedar City, UT 84720

Logan, UT. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • August 24, 2017

City Hall
290 North 100 West
Logan, UT 84321

The following events are not hosted by the Utah State Archives. Registration and fee requirements are at the discretion of the hosting party.

ARMA International, Utah Chapter

The Utah-Salt Lake Chapter holds monthly meetings which provide educational and professional leadership in the Records and Information Management field. For a calendar of upcoming meetings, visit the chapter’s website.

Webinar Series by National Association of Government Archives and Records Administration (NAGARA)

Webinars will be once a month, January through March 2017. Details on topics, presenters, and dates can be found on NAGARA’s website.

Practical Digital Preservation by Council of State Archives (COSA)

The CoSA-Preservica Practical Digital Preservation Program for 2016-2017 will build on the success of the initial webinar series last year, to include webinars not only for archives staff, but for staff in state agencies, as well. Webinars for senior managers, budget officials, chief information officers, and records officers will help broaden awareness of the importance of electronic records in state government, and the need for increased emphasis on digital preservation. Webinars for state archives staff will continue to provide information on successful methods to preserve digital information, particularly in state government. Additional information is available here.

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