Member Training and Education

Washington Cities Insurance Authority (WCIA) has developed an extensive training and education menu to serve our members. The comprehensive selections are indicated below.

Training and Education

WCIA has developed an extensive training and education menu comprised of timely trainings, forums, partnered programs and online trainings.  Our risk management education targets Personnel, Police, Public Officials, Public Works, and Parks and Recreation audiences.  To look at courses and register for trainings click Calendar View or List View.

Training Reimbursement Programs

Training Reimbursement

Each WCIA member is allowed up to 1% of their total liability assessment annually in reimbursement funds. Members can manage their funds by choosing the dollar amount to spend on eligible programs within the threshold of their allotment.  The amount available is displayed on the Origami Member Dashboard.

Exclusive Training Programs

Available for members training a group of their employees. This one-time submittal reimburses 50% of the training fee, up to a maximum $3,000 annually.

Scholarship Program

Funding support towards accreditations or certification programs. This one-time submittal reimburses up to a maximum $500 annually.

Training Reimbursement Requests

Training reimbursement requests are submitted through Origami by your entity’s designated Origami user(s). If you have a training reimbursement request, please confer with your WCIA Delegate or Alternate prior to submitting the reimbursement request.

WCIA Online Academy

Members have access to over 100 courses, a course builder feature, and the ability to track external trainings, thru LocalGovU, an online training service dedicated to producing municipal based programs. To join contact Member Services or click on WCIA Online Academy for more information.

More Information

If you have a question for the Member Services department, please call 206-575-6046 or email.