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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. A maximum of three credits each will be awarded:

  1. National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS) (TEDS)
  3. National Council on Teacher Retirement (NCTR) Trustee Workshop
  4. NCTR Annual Conference
  5. International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFB) New Trustee
    Institute/Advanced Trustees Institute
  6. PRIM Investors’ Conference
  7. Ethics Law Training MA Town Clerks Association
  8. Open Meeting Law – MA Association of School Committees
  9. City/Town Sponsored Conflict of Interest Training
  10. City/Town Sponsored Open Meeting Law Training
  11. National Pension Education Association Annual Conference
  12. NCPERS Legislative Conference (DC)
  13. National Association of State Retirement Administrators (NASRA) Meetings
  14. Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Conference
  15. American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) Annual Conference