Webinars

Records Management Analysts conduct online webinars for state government agencies, local government agencies, and state-supported institutions of higher education in North Carolina. We can host webinars on the Zoom and Teams platforms, and we are willing to use a different platform as provided by the host. The latest announcements about webinars scheduled by our office can be found on The G.S. 132 Files. There is no fee for these webinars, and a certificate of attendance can be provided upon request. If you have questions or would like to schedule a customized webinar for your agency, please contact Francesca Perez Evans at francesca.e.evans@ncdcr.gov; (919) 814-6918 or Sarah Morrell sarah.morrell@ncdcr.gov; (919( 814-6910. Our general webinar topics include:

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A basic introduction to the public records law and records management based on the General Schedule for Local Government Agencies and local program schedules. Also includes overviews on file management and electronic records management.

A basic introduction to the public records law and records management based on the Functional Schedule for North Carolina State Agencies.

A basic overview of confidentiality within public records in North Carolina.

An overview of how local government agencies can manage texts, email, social media, and instant messages as public records. Includes how to apply local records retention schedules to digital communications.

An overview of how state agencies can manage texts, email, social media, and instant messages as public records.

An introduction to disaster planning, response, and recovery.

A thorough investigation of best practices for organizing paper and electronic files, file naming conventions, and how to make your filing system work for you to meet your requirements for records retention.

An overview of the process of submitting an electronic records policy for approval and getting permission to destroy paper records that have been duplicated by electronic means.