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     UPCOMING CLASSES | 2015

Subject Matter: 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 2015 at its offices in Boston at One Ashburton Place, Room 619.  Present offerings include:

Thursday, April 23, 2015

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. 


April 14, 2015 9:30 a.m.

Webinar

To register, call (617) 963-2925 or email OMLTraining@state.ma.us. Please provide (1) first and last name; (2) town of residence; (3) public body/organization; and (3) location of the forum you will attend.

For more information about the webinar email OMLTraining@state.ma.us.


April 22, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Subject Matter: Buonomo and Other Cases of Interst

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

Educational Credit: Three Credits

(Please e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations).


April 24, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Subject Matter: PTSD and Disability

Location: Mass Teachers' Retirement System, Main Office, One Charles Park, Cambridge, MA

Educational Credit: Three Credits

(Please e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations).


April 29, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Subject Matter: SFI/Educational Credits

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

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: (Please e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations).


May 31 - June 3, 2015

Subject Matter: MACRS June Conference

As has been the case in the past, PERAC, in conjunction with MACRS, will be making educational opportunities available at the June MACRS Conference (May 31 - June 3, 2015) 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 )
  1. Wednesday, June 3, 2015 PERAC will conduct sessions – (Three Credits)

May 20, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Subject Matter: SFI/Educational Credits

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

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: (Please e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations).


May 28, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Subject Matter: Fiduciary Duty

Location: MassPort Offices, One Harborside Drive, East Boston, MA

Educational Credit: Three Credits

To Register: (Please e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations).


June 24, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Subject Matter: Buonomo and Other Cases of Interst

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

Educational Credit: Three Credits

(Please e-mail Rose Morrison at RAMorrison@per.state.ma.us to make reservations).


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. International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFB) New Trustee
      Institute/Advanced Trustees Institute – 3 Credits;
    5. PRIM Investors’ Conference – 3 Credits;
    6. Ethics Training MA Town Clerks Association – 3 Credits;
    7. Open Meeting Law – MA Association of School Committees – 3 Credits;
    8. City/Town Sponsored Conflict of Interest Training – 3 Credits;
    9. City/Town Sponsored Open Meeting Training – 3 Credits;
    10. National Pension Education Association – 3 Credits;
    11. NCPERS Legislative Conference (DC) – 3 Credits
    12. NASRO – 3 Credits; and
    13. GFOA – 3 Credits

 
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