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Records Management Training

The Public Records staff provides records management training through half and full day workshops and on-site presentations for state agency personnel and municipal employees.

Workshops are developed by the staff for state agencies or municipalities based on areas of greatest need or interest.  Participants must register prior to the workshop.

On-site presentations are approximately two hours in length and are available on a limited basis by appointment.  State agencies should make arrangements through the agency's Records Management Liaison Officer [RMLO].  Municipalities should contact the Office of the Public Records Administrator by calling (860) 757-6540.

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Workshops

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When state and local governments are faced with natural or manmade disasters, there are records that are essential to helping them respond to and recover from an emergency.  Participants in this 7 hour course will learn how to: identify an agency’s essential records; analyze and prioritize records, assessing specific risks and identifying protection strategies; specify time frames for essential records availability in emergencies develop procedures to ensure access to and security of essential records; outline an essential records plan for inclusion in COOP; become familiar with federal, state, and local COOP regulations and procedures.

 

Date: Spring 2014

Time: 9 am - 4 pm  (Registration begins at 8:30)

Location:    Board of Regents for Higher Ed, 61 Woodland St., Hartford 

Cost: Free

Instructors:  Lizette Pelletier, Public Records Archivist, Connecticut State Library

                   Peggy Zabawar, Organizational Development & Training Specialist, Department Of Administrative Services

Maximum Participants: 60

Registration Information will be made available in January of 2014.

 

This free 7 hour course will prepare participants to: understand the benefits of records emergency planning; relate records emergency planning to COOP plans and procedures; plan, develop, analyze, test a records emergency action plan; assess the damage to records after an emergency and implement a response; and identify federal, state, and local resources and the availability of intergovernmental personnel and support to assist when a disaster occurs.

 

Date: Fall 2013

Time: 9 am - 4 pm  (Registration begins at 8:30)

Location:    Board of Regents for Higher Ed, 61 Woodland St., Hartford 

Cost: Free

Instructors:  Lizette Pelletier, Public Records Archivist, Connecticut State Library

                   Peggy Zabawar, Organizational Development & Training Specialist, Department Of Administrative Services

                   Jane Cullinane, Preservation Librarian, Connecticut State Library

Maximum Participants: 60

Registration Information will be made available soon.

 

Who should take these courses?

State, local, and tribal employees who are responsible for creating and maintaining government records of any kind and in any format, both paper and electronic:

  • Administrators including chief executives, fiscal officers, and personnel officers

  • COOP and emergency preparedness personnel

  • Information technology staff

  • Records Management Liaison Officers

  • Town clerks

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