Managing National Security Information Course Offering

We will be hosting a one-day training course, “Managing the Lifecycle of National Security Information” on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Archives II in College Park, MD. This course is a one-day course designed to improve the management of classified records in the intelligence, law enforcement, and defense communities by integrating records management, information security, and … Continue reading Managing National Security Information Course Offering

Records Management Priorities for 2017

Earlier this week, the Archivist of the United States sent a memorandum to Senior Agency Officials for Records Management (SAORM) and agency records officers. The memo reminds them of their federal records and information management responsibilities and specifically addresses three high visibility priorities for 2017: electronic messaging and encrypted messages; managing web records; and ensuring … Continue reading Records Management Priorities for 2017

Records Management Training Opportunities in April

Spring is a great time to earn NARA’s Certificate of Records Management by enrolling in our Knowledge Area (KA) courses.  We offer a Certificate of Federal Records Management Training to individuals who successfully complete Knowledge Area courses 2-6 and pass exams associated with each course. Upon completion of the courses and exams, participants will receive … Continue reading Records Management Training Opportunities in April

Agency Records Management Training Requirements

We are pleased to announce the release of the Agency Records Management Training Requirements Bulletin. The Bulletin specifies how often agency records management training must be administered, who must complete the training, and identifies mandatory content areas. The Bulletin provides promising practices intended to address the learning needs of personnel based on their position-level, role … Continue reading Agency Records Management Training Requirements

New LMS for Records Management Training

Our Records Management Training Program will transition from the current learning management system (LMS) to a new one in the middle of November. We are planning to migrate the data in the current system on Friday, November 18 and bring the new system online on Monday, November 21. To ensure a successful transition, we will … Continue reading New LMS for Records Management Training

Opportunity for Comment: Draft Training Bulletin

We are requesting comments on a draft Bulletin entitled “Agency Records Management Training Requirements.” The draft is available here. We anticipate releasing this Bulletin later this year. It was developed to support  the July release of OMB Circular A-130, as well as current laws and Directives governing Federal records management programs. This Bulletin will specify … Continue reading Opportunity for Comment: Draft Training Bulletin

Veterans Affairs Records Management Symposium

We have been asked to share news about this event by the Department of Veterans Affairs. This post was updated on Monday, August 15. 2016 VA Records Management Symposium Topic: Management of Information and Records Into the Future Date: August 30, 2016 – 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Location: VA Central Office, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC (G.V. … Continue reading Veterans Affairs Records Management Symposium

Issues for Federal Agency Counsel Course Offering

We will offer The Case for Records Management: Issues for Federal Agency Counsel at Archives I in Washington, DC on June 1, 2016.  Why attend? Legal professionals know when business-critical information is missing or inaccessible, an agency risks damage to its reputation, failure to perform its mission, and expensive litigation. This half-day briefing by National Archives and Records … Continue reading Issues for Federal Agency Counsel Course Offering

New Video Resources for Federal Agency Users of ERA

We have posted two new video resources for federal agency users of NARA’s Electronic Records Archives (ERA). ERA Boot Camp Videos A two-part video of the ERA Boot Camp workshop held in January 2015 is available on NARA’s YouTube channel. Part 1 relates to Scheduling in ERA and Part 2 covers Transferring in ERA. Please … Continue reading New Video Resources for Federal Agency Users of ERA