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 2017 at its offices in Boston at One Ashburton Place, Room 619.  Present offerings include:

Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Space is limited.  To attend a seminar at the Commission office, please call 617-371-9505 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 617-371-9500 or cteehan@eth.state.ma.us to register and receive sign-in information.


May 17, 2017, 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: Domestic Relations Orders

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, 2017, 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: Grimes and Other Cases of Interest

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 24, 2017, 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: Grimes and Other Cases of Interest

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.
 


May 25, 2017, 10:00 AM

Subject Matter: Actuarial Assumptions

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.
 


June 4 - June 7, 2017

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 MACRS Annual Spring Conference June 4-7 in Hyannis. The breakout will be as follows:

1. Board members attending the Legal Panel Session during the main MACRS Conference will be awarded three credits – (Three Credits)

2. Wednesday, June 7, 2017 PERAC will conduct sessions (Domestic Relations Orders, PERAC Portal, Actuarial Assumptions) – (Three Credits)


 


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