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Pre-Approved Online Training for Retirement Board Members

Unless otherwise noted, you must submit a properly completed Training Affidavit in PROSPER with the name of the webinar viewed or training attended to receive educational credit. You will receive three credits for each webinar or training attended. If a training is not listed in PROSPER, please seek pre-approval from the Compliance Unit before attending.

PERAC Webinars & Videos

Webinars Offered by Other Agencies

Webinars offered by The National Council on Teacher Retirement (NCTR)

The following webinars are offered courtesy of the National Council on Teacher Retirement for members of the Massachusetts Public Retirement community. They can be found on their Federal Webinar Past Presentations page. You must click on the "2020" link to see the titles, then click on "recording" under each link to listen to the presentations. Some links will have additional slide downloads available. The password to view is nctrinsight and each title below will earn members three educational credits. 

  • SECURE Act Implementation Issues
  • ASOP 4 and the “Low-Default-RISK”
  • The New Cares Act and Its Retirement – Related Provisions
  • The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Public Pension Funding
  • The Impact of Covid-19 on Commercial Real Estate and REITS
  • Public Pensions and the Re-opening of the Economy
  • A Federal Legislative Update
  • Information Technology and COVID-19
  • Trustees' Perspective of Public Pension Fund Governance During COVID-19
  • Prior year approved webinars:
    • Financial Economics and the Management of Public Pension Plans: The Real Story (2017)
    • Financial Economics and the Management of Public Pension Plans: Part II (2017)
    • Setting the Discount Rate - A Balancing Act (2018)

Webinars offered by the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS)

Additional Training Opportunities

Pre-approval is required to receive credit for the following conferences, regional trainings, or workshops. Note: many organizations have canceled programming for 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If approved, a maximum of three credits each will be awarded.

  1. American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) Annual Conference
  2. City/Town Sponsored Conflict of Interest or Open Meeting Law Training
  3. Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Conference
  4. International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) New Trustee
    Institute/Advanced Trustees Institute
  5. MA Association of School Committees Open Meeting Law Training
  6. MA Office of the Inspector General
  7. MA Town Clerks Association Ethics Training
  8. National Association of State Retirement Administrators (NASRA)
  9. National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS) TEDS, NCPERS PATS, or Legislative Conference
  10. National Council on Teacher Retirement (NCTR) Annual Conference or Trustee Workshop
  11. National Pension Education Association (NPEA)
  12. Pension Reserves Investment Management Board Investors’ Conference


PRIM Webinar (not for credit)

The Pension Reserves Investment Management Board's Q1 2020 Market Commentary webinar is no longer available for educational credit, but is still available on our website for viewing. 

View the webinar