Education & Training

Whether you are new to your role as an employer partner, local board member or local board support staff, or you just need a refresher on your responsibilities, the PSPRS Employer and Local Board Training Department offers a variety of training resources and information sessions on multiple topics that affect your participation in the System, providing you with the tools you need to better understand your responsibilities as it relates to the administration of our Plans. These training events are held via statewide regional in-class sessions, webinars, and in some circumstances, on-site at your agency. 

For questions regarding training resources, to host an event in your area, or for general training questions regarding PSPRS or CORP, please contact our Employer and Local Board Training Department at localboards@psprs.com.  Schedules for these events are continuously updated, so check back frequently.

Training Events

There are several opportunities for training between now and the end of 2017.  Unless it states otherwise below, you do not need to register to attend these training events.  All are welcome!


Local Board Training:  What You Need to Know to Run a Local Board

Tuesday, July 25, 2017   9:00 AM - Noon 
Highlands Fire District, Fire Station 23
3350 Old Munds Highway
Flagstaff, AZ  86001


2017 Legislative Update
Wednesday, August 9, 2017      10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
PSPRS Office (and available via a webinar)
3010 E. Camelback Rd., Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ  85016

To register to attend this session in person, please send your contact information (name, employer/local board, phone number) to Don Mineer at don@psprs.com

To register to attend this session via the webinar, please click here.


Local Board Training:  What You Need to Know to Run a Local Board
Thursday, August 17, 2017   9:00 AM - Noon
Timber Mesa Fire & Medical District
2922 West White Mountain Blvd.
Lakeside, AZ  85929


Local Board Training:  What You Need to Know to Run a Local Board
Wednesday, September 13, 2017  9:00 AM - Noon

PSPRS Office (and available via a webinar)
3010 E. Camelback Rd. Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ  85016

To register to attend this session in person, please send your contact information (name, employer/local board, phone number) to Don Mineer at don@psprs.com

To register to attend this session via the webinar, please click here.


Local Board Training:  What You Need to Know to Run a Local Board
Thursday, October 12, 2017  9:00 AM - Noon
Pima Community College
1255 N. Stone Ave.
Tucson, AZ  85709


Annual Local Board and Employer All Day Educational Seminar
Tuesday, November 7, 2017   9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Black Canyon Conference Center
9440 N. 25th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ  85021
Note:  This seminar will cover several topics, including a PSPRS update, actuarial and investment information, a legislative update, and the impact of Hall & Parker.  There will be a cost of $70 to attend the seminar.  Lunch, snacks and materials will be included.  Save the date!  Registration will open around Labor Day.

Additional Resources

Current and Archive Newsletters

Webinar Archives

  

Model Uniform Rules of Local Board Procedure: 

Statutes require that local boards establish procedural rules in executing their duties.  Should a local board not have rules in place, the local boards must follow The Model Uniform Rules of Local Board Procedure adopted by the PSPRS Board of Trustees.

PSPRS Model Uniform Rules of Local Board Procedure

CORP Model Uniform Rules of Local Board Procedure


Legal Opinions

Fund Manager Opinion 1998-1 Obligation of Local Boards with regards to medical records-Published

Fund Manager Opinion 1998-2 Local Board discuss medical records in E Session Published

Fund Manager Opinion regarding DROP and disability 2010-01

Education and Training Meetings Online

NOTE: Education and Training Meetings are now available to live stream via the web. Log on to the meeting webcast at the scheduled meeting time by clicking the link below and follow the instructions.