January 20, 2016, 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: PERAC Annual Statement/Calculating the 3 Year Average Salary

Snow Date: January 21 at 10:00 AM

Location: PERAC, Five Middlesex Avenue, Suite 304, Somerville, MA 02145

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.
 


January 26, 2016, 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: PERAC Annual Statement/Calculating the 3 Year Average Salary

Snow Date: January 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Location: Municipal Building Northampton, 212 Main Street, Northampton, MA

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.
 


January 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: Beneficiaries by the Numbers - Beneficiaries and Survivor Benefits

Snow Date: January 28 at 10:00 AM

Location: PERAC, Five Middlesex Avenue, Suite 304, Somerville, MA 02145

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.
 


February 2, 2016, 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: PERAC Annual Statement/Calculating the 3 Year Average Salary

Snow Date: February 4 at 10:00 AM

Location: Middlesex County Retirement Board, 25 Linnell Circle, Billerica, MA

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.
 


February 9, 2016, 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: PERAC Annual Statement/Calculating the 3 Year Average Salary

Snow Date: February 11 at 10:00 AM

Location: PERAC, Five Middlesex Avenue, Suite 304, Somerville, MA 02145

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.
 


February 16, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: Beneficiaries by the Numbers - Beneficiaries and Survivor Benefits

Snow Date: February 18 at 10:00 AM

Location: Fairhaven Town Hall, 40 Centre Street, Fairhaven, MA

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.
 


March 15, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: Beneficiaries by the Numbers - Beneficiaries and Survivor Benefits

Snow Date: March 17 at 10:00 AM

Location: Middlesex County Retirement Board, 25 Linnell Circle, Billerica, MA

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.
 


April 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: Vendor Disclosures

Location: PERAC, Five Middlesex Avenue, Suite 304, Somerville, MA 02145

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.


May 18, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: Recent Legal Cases of Interest

Location: PERAC Offices, 5 Middlesex Avenue, 3rd Floor, Somerville, MA

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.


May 25, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: Vendor Disclosures

Location: Springfield Retirement Board, 70 Tapley Street, Springfield, MA

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.


May 26, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: Actuarial Basics

Location: PERAC Offices, 5 Middlesex Avenue, 3rd Floor, Somerville, MA

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.


June 4 - June 8, 2016

Subject Matter: MACRS June Conference

Location: Hyannis, MA

As has been the case in the past, PERAC, in conjunction with MACRS, will be making educational opportunities available at the June MACRS Conference from June 4 - June 8; TEDS Seminar June 4 and 5, MACRS Annual Spring Conference June 5-8) in Hyannis. The breakout will be as follows:

  1. Board members attending the TEDS portion of the Conference will receive three credits – (Three Credits)
  2. Board members attending the Legal Panel Session during the main MACRS Conference will be awarded three credits – (Three Credits)
  3. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, PERAC will conduct sessions – (Three Credits)

June 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: Recent Legal Cases of Interest

Location: Taunton Public Library, 12 Pleasant Street, Taunton, MA

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.


August 25, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: Vendor Disclosures

Location: PERAC, Five Middlesex Avenue, Suite 304, Somerville, MA 02145

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.


September 15, 2016, 9:00 AM

PERAC'S 12TH EMERGING ISSUES FORUM

Thursday, September 15, 2016, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


College of the Holy Cross


Please register online.

View the agenda pdf format of 2016 Emerging Issues Forum Agenda

If you have questions, please contact Rose Morrison or Natacha Dunker


September 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: Board Member Duties – Actuarial Valuations and Funding

Location: PERAC, Five Middlesex Avenue, Suite 304, Somerville, MA 02145

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.


September 29, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: Board Member Duties – Actuarial Valuations and Funding

Location: PERAC, Taunton Public Library, 12 Pleasant Street, Taunton, MA

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.


October 3, 2016

Subject Matter: Legal Panel

Location: MACRS Springfield

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: MACRS


October 5, 2016

Subject Matter: Auditphobia and New Web Portal

Location: MACRS Springfield

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: MACRS


October 26, 2016 at 10 AM

Subject Matter: The Disability Process

Location: PERAC, Five Middlesex Avenue, Suite 304, Somerville, MA 02145

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.


November 17, 2016

Subject Matter: The Disability Process

Location: Danvers Town Hall, 1 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.


December 8, 2016

Subject Matter: Board Responsibilities

Location: Hingham Town Hall, 3rd Floor, South Hearing Room, 210 Central Street, Hingham MA

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.


December 29, 2016

Subject Matter: Board Responsibilities

Location: PERAC, Five Middlesex Avenue, Suite 304, Somerville, MA 02145

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: Use our online form or e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations.


State Ethics Commission Training (Three Credits)

The Commission will grant three (3) credits to retirement board members who complete a Public Education Seminar on the Conflict of Interest Law conducted by the State Ethics Commission.  As noted above, these sessions are sometimes held in conjunction with meetings of certain organizations.  Credit will be granted upon receipt by the Commission of a copy of the Certificate of Attendance issued to the retirement board member by the State Ethics Commission.

The State Ethics Commission will be conducting educational seminars throughout 2016 at its offices in Boston at One Ashburton Place, Room 619.  Present offerings include:

Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Space is limited.  To attend a seminar at the Commission office, please call 617-371-9500 to register.  

The Ethics Commission is now offering the opportunity to attend a seminar via webinar.  To attend a seminar via webinar, please contact Carolyn Teehan at 617-371-9517 or cteehan@eth.state.ma.us to register and receive sign-in information.


NON-PERAC; NON-MACRS EVENTS

PERAC will award credit for attendance at the following educational events sponsored by entities other than the Commission and MACRS:

The Commission will grant credits for the following:

  1. NCPERS (TEDS) – 3 Credits;
  2. NCPERS (PATS) – 3 Credits;
  3. NCTR Trustee Workshop – 3 Credits;
  4. NCTR Annual Conference – 3 Credits;
  5. International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFB) New Trustee Institute/Advanced Trustees Institute – 3 Credits;
  6. PRIM Investors’ Conference – 3 Credits;
  7. Ethics Training - MA Town Clerks Association – 3 Credits;
  8. Open Meeting Law – MA Association of School Committees – 3 Credits;
  9. City/Town Sponsored Conflict of Interest Training – 3 Credits;
  10. City/Town Sponsored Open Meeting Training – 3 Credits;
  11. National Pension Education Association – 3 Credits;
  12. NCPERS Legislative Conference (DC) – 3 Credits;
  13. National Association of State Retirement Officials (NASRO) – 3 Credits;
  14. GFOA – 3 Credits
  15. NCPRS 2016 Public Pension Funding Program – 3 Credits; and,
  16. American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) Annual Conference - 3 Credits