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In memorium

“Pupils equal dollars, dollars equal pupils”– Dr. Leo P. Turo


Educational Enterprise

Financial Resource Management

Human Resource Management

Facility Management

Property Acquisition and Management

Information Management

Ancillary Services



 III.         Human Resource Management


A.             Personnel and Benefits Administration

1.                    Chapter 32: RETIREMENT SYSTEMS AND PENSIONS (

2.                    Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission
PERAC Forms & Publications
: Guides, Annual Reports and retirement forms


PERAC Forms and Publications (


Laws & Regulations Related to PERAC (

Pension Estimate Calculator (MSRB) (

3.         Mass Teachers Retirement System

a.         MTRS employee link

b.         MTRS Employer Bulletin (

c.         Employee training

4.         Social Security: State and Government Employees (

5.         Massachusetts Division of Employment and Training: Unemployment Insurance (

6.         403b Management (See ASBO site and IRS publication 571) (

7.         Copies of all Union and Non-Represented Salary Agreements and Contracts

8.         Harassment policy

9.         PASBO Electronic Resource Center

10.      IRS Forms and information

11.      Required Workplace posters (  




C. Labor Relations and Employment Agreements


1.         Town Counsel, Town Labor Counsel, or School Committee Labor Counsel

2.         Right To Know (

3.         Workers Compensation and Employee Right to Know Laws

4.         Massachusetts Municipal Association Labor & Personnel Links (

5.         PASBO Electronic Resource Center (

6.         US Dept. of Labor (

7.         Funding Collective Bargaining Agreements

a. At their inception

1.   Boston Teachers Union (1982)

2.   Somerville case (1999)

b. Mid-year overspending under per shift staffing clauses

                  1.         Billerica Fire (1993)

c. Monitoring budgetary assumptions

d. Expensive vacation and sick leave buyouts

1.     How to budget?

2.     Accounting for unfunded liability

8.            Enforcing Collective Bargaining Agreements

                    G.L. c. 41, §56  warrants for payments of bills

a.                Oral disagreements/ “past practice”

b.                “Old” side letters

c.                Full annual payments for de minimus service

1.         Primacy of External Law

a.                Hidden perks with IRS or other implications

1.         Take home vehicles

2.         Clothing allowance

a.                Bi-weekly pay statues: Does it accord treasurers new rights?

1.         Improvement Communication and Clarity

a.                Involvement in bargaining

b.                Analysis of the MOAs- “added to the base”

c.                Keeping records of pay practices


B.   Professional Development

1.       Department of Education Certification Program (

2.       Professional Standards for Administrators ( 5)

3.       School Business Administrator (

4.       Recertification Home Page (
( (

5.       Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Collaborative ( )

6.       Massachusetts Association of School Business Officials (

7.       Association of School Business Officials International (

8.       Massachusetts Government Finance Officers Association (    





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