Workshops

Records Management Analysts conduct in-person workshops for state government agencies, local government agencies, and state-supported institutions of higher education in North Carolina. The latest announcements about workshops scheduled by our office can be found on The G.S. 132 Files. There is no fee for these workshops, and a certificate of attendance can be provided upon request. If you have questions or would like to schedule a customized workshop 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 workshop 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.

An overview of how to 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.