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 June, 2018.  Unless it states otherwise below, you do not need to register to attend these training events.  All are welcome!


When:  February 27, 2018  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Where:  Public Safety Financial/ Galloway Corporate Office 1138 N. Alma School Suite 201, Mesa, AZ
Topics:  Hall & Parker legislation, survivor & pension benefits, annuities & rollovers, social security, and more. For additional details, click here.


When:  March 8, 2018  10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where:  Yuma City Hall, 1 City Plaza (Room 142), Yuma, AZ
Topics:  Duties of a Local Board; Duties of a Local Board Secretary; How to use the new Local Board Portal


When:  April 13, 2018   10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where:  Benson Fire Department, 375 E. 7th Street, Benson, AZ
Topics:  Duties of a Local Board; Duties of a Local Board Secretary; How to use the new Local Board Portal


When:  April 19, 2018   10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where:  Kingman Police Department, 2730 E. Andy Devine Ave., Kingman, AZ
Topics:  Duties of a Local Board; Duties of a Local Board Secretary; How to use the new Local Board Portal


When:  May 10, 2018  10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where:  City of Globe Council Chambers, 150 N. Pine Street, Globe, AZ
Topics:  Duties of a Local Board; Duties of a Local Board Secretary; How to use the new Local Board Portal


When:  June 8, 2018   10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where:  City of Payson Council Chambers, 303 N. Beeline Hwy, Payson, AZ
Topics:  Duties of a Local Board; Duties of a Local Board Secretary; How to use the new Local Board Portal


PSPRS held an all-day training event for employers and local boards on Tuesday, November 7th. The following presentations were included in the agenda, and are available here for your reference.

  PSPRS Update
  Investment Update
  Operational Update
  Actuarial Concepts & Valuations
  Legislative Update
   PSPRS Disability Claims
   CORP Disability Claims
   Disability Issues
   Governing Statutes - Disability
 

Additional Resources

Current and Archive Newsletters

Webinar Archives

Local Board Portal Instructions

  

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