MARSP Webinars

What are webinars?

A webinar is an virtual workshop, lecture, or presentation. With a MARSP membership, you’ll have the option to attend webinars LIVE and get exclusive access to subject matter experts.

Upcoming Webinars

You’ll find MARSP’s upcoming webinars listed here. Register to participate live OR receive a replay link following the event.

MARSP Travel Program Webinars

These webinar recordings detail MARSP Travel Program trips to help you decide your next destination. You can learn more about the Travel Program at marsp.org/travel.

Replay “Cowboy Country” Webinar

In this webinar, we hear from a representative from Collette Tours about MARSP’s trip through the American West in 2025. You can also find more about this trip at www.marsp.org/cowboy-country/

Collette Tours takes care of the details for this adventure, freeing you up to focus on the sites, experiences, and relationships.

Replay “Spotlight on D.C.” Webinar

In this webinar, we hear from a representative from Collette Tours about MARSP’s trip to Washington D.C. in 2025. You can also find more about this trip at www.marsp.org/washingtondc/

Collette Tours takes care of the details for this adventure, freeing you up to focus on the sites, experiences, and relationships.

Replay “Spotlight on Tuscany” Webinar

In this webinar, we hear from a representative from Collette Tours about MARSP’s trip to Tuscany in 2025. You can also find more about this trip at www.marsp.org/tuscany/

Collette Tours takes care of the details for this adventure, freeing you up to focus on the sites, experiences, and relationships.

Replay “South Africa” Webinar

In this webinar, we hear from a representative from Collette Tours about MARSP’s trip to South Africa in 2025. You can also find more about this trip at www.marsp.org/travel/christmas-on-the-danube/

Collette Tours takes care of the details for this adventure, freeing you up to focus on the sites, experiences, and relationships.

“Christmas on the Danube” Webinar

In this webinar, we hear from a representative from Collette Tours about MARSP’s trip along the Danube in 2024. You can also find more about this trip at www.marsp.org/travel/christmas-on-the-danube/

Collette Tours takes care of the details for this adventure, freeing you up to focus on the sites, experiences, and relationships

Replay “Iceland” Webinar

In this webinar, we hear from a representative from Collette Tours about MARSP’s trip to Iceland in 2024. You can also find more about this trip at www.marsp.org/travel/iceland/

Collette Tours takes care of the details for this adventure, freeing you up to focus on the sites, experiences, and relationships.

Replay “Colorado Rockies” Webinar

In this webinar, we hear from a representative from Collette Tours about MARSP’s trip to the Colorado Rockies in 2024. You can also find more about this trip at www.marsp.org/colorado-rockies

Collette Tours takes care of the details for this adventure, freeing you up to focus on the sites, experiences, and relationships.

Replay “Canadian Rockies” Webinar

In this webinar, we hear from a representative from Collette Tours about MARSP’s trip to the Canadian Rockies in 2024. You can also find more about this trip at www.marsp.org/travel/canadian-rockies

Collette Tours takes care of the details for this adventure, freeing you up to focus on the sites, experiences, and relationships.

MARSP Topical Webinars

These webinars provide members with access to subject matter experts on topics of interest and importance. You’ll find recordings of all of our past webinars below. If there’s a topic you’d like to see covered in the future, let us know here.

Watch “Estate Planning with Greg Hamilton”

In this webinar, Greg Hamilton of the Financial & Estate Planning Council of Metro Detroit discusses the elements of estate planning and how to create a plan that best suits your life and goals.

Watch “Driving Rules: Updates & Reminders” Webinar

In this pre-recorded MARSP Webinar, Driving Rules: Updates & Reminders, State Troopers Katelyn Hammond and Steven Kramer review rules of the road, provide updates to Michigan driving laws, and teach MARSP members how to navigate traffic circles.

Watch “AMBA Benefit: Medical Air Services Association (MASA)” Webinar

In this pre-recorded MARSP webinar we hosted experts from Association Member Benefits Advisors (AMBA) as they informed MARSP members how they can receive life-saving emergency transportation through Medical Air Services Association (MASA).  

Members learned how Medical Air Services Association provides memberships for lifesaving emergency transportation services. Services are paid in full, with no deductibles, co-pays, or dollar limits. Whether home or traveling, MASA covers your ambulance or airlift, regardless of your age or medical condition.

Watch “Elder Law: Planning & Tools” Webinar

In this pre-recorded webinar we host representatives from Michigan Elder Law Associates to talk about common tools for long-term planning, such as powers of attorney and patient advocate designations. By choosing tools that fit your life, you can ensure your wishes will be respected and your affairs will be handled appropriately.

Watch “AMBA Benefits Overview” Webinar

In this pre-recorded webinar you will hear from Association Member Services Advisors (AMBA)  updating and introducing new products and services available exclusively to MARSP members.

Watch “School Ambassador Program” Webinar

MARSP School Ambassadors are the link between local schools and retired school employees. The primary role of a school ambassador is to create connections with local schools to create awareness of MARSP and all the benefits of joining our premier organization.

If you are interested in becoming a MARSP School Ambassador, please join us for this special virtual training with Les Nixon, School Ambassador Facilitator.

In this training, you will learn about…

  • Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel overview
  • MARSP School Ambassador Purpose
  • Recruiting Strategies to gain new members
  • MARSP Chapter Awards
  • MARSP Outreach and community service efforts

Watch “How to Avoid Scams During Retirement” Webinar

Today we receive so much information via mail, email, and even phone calls it’s hard to decipher what is real and what is a scam.  Join us as we host Trooper Katelyn Hammond, Michigan State Police, as she walks us through what to do if we have been scammed, how to identify a potential scam, and how to protect ourselves in the future.

Watch “2021 Legislative Update” Webinar

In this pre-recorded webinar, MARSP Executive Director Royce Humm and Matt Kurta, MARSP Lobbyist, discuss the 2020 election results, recap the 2021 Michigan State of the State address and give insight into the upcoming year.

Watch “Planning & Considerations for Early Retirement” Webinar

In this webinar, the MARSP Retirement Planning experts will share essential information needed when considering early retirement. This webinar is available to all public school and community college employees who are members of the MPSERS retirement plan.

Topics include:

  • Health Insurance coverage with MPSERS.
  • Pension Options and how to maximize your pension.
  • Rights as a Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System (MPSERS) retiree and who is best to represent those rights.

After this webinar, you will have the tools and knowledge to take your next steps to retirement and make the rest of your life the best of your life.

Watch “Understanding Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law” Webinar

In this webinar, you will hear from the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, and Priority Health as we discuss Michigan’s new auto insurance law and the next steps MARSP members will need to take to ensure proper coverage.

Watch “Impact of COVID-19 on Retired School Personnel” Webinar

In this webinar, you will hear from MARSP Executive Director, Royce Humm, and Anthony Estell, Director of the Office of Retirement Services (ORS) as they discuss how the MPSERS pension fund has been impacted due to COVID-19, information for those enrolled in 401(k) and 457 plans and future planning and information regarding the MPSERS pension fund.