Inspirus CU Hosts Second Flash Fund, Committing $35K to Local Schools

The credit union fully-funded 100 percent of the 29 teacher project requests posted, where funds for each project range from $ 200 to $ 3,342 for books, tablets, field trips and more.

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Teacher Giveback at ACUC Sets Stage for Better Prepared Teachers, Mentors

As America’s Credit Union Conference welcomed more than 1,000 credit union leaders to Seattle, the Credit Union Difference was demonstrated in a way that will make more than 30,000 Washington students “money smart.”

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NWCUA Set to Welcome ACUC to Pacific Northwest

America’s Credit Union Conference will come together in Seattle, billed as one of the most ‘innovative’ conferences of the year.

Inspirus Donates More Than $30,000 in Classroom Supplies to Spokane-Area Schools

Surprise donation supported projects and classroom supplies through DonorsChoose.org.

Education-Based Membership? Credit Unions Celebrate Teachers Financial Education Event Geared Toward Your Members

The free event during ACUC brings financial education tools to teachers and is sponsored by America’s Credit Unions and spearheaded by Northwest credit unions.

How Northwest Credit Unions Can Help Schools Teach About Money With Free and Low-Cost Resources

An innovative partnership between a credit union and a local college of education will provide free financial literacy lesson plans in English and Spanish.

Maps Gets Biz Kid$ Grant to Train Teachers in Financial Education

In partnership with Western Oregon University, students in the teaching program create lesson plans in coordination with Biz Kid$ financial education curriculum.

NWCUF, FEPPP to Train Teachers at Financial Reality Fair

The NWCUF is calling for credit union volunteers to train 50 teachers at a Financial Reality Fair in Vancouver on August 12.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

OnPoint Community Credit Union honors teachers with Excellence in Education Prize; Gesa Credit Union awards $25,000 in educational scholarships; Columbia Credit Union names Darcie Williams its assistant vice president/branch manager; STCU has added two new employees to key roles on its community relations team.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Gives Spokane Teachers a Dose of (Financial) Reality

What happens when teachers experience the real-life scenarios of a Financial Reality Fair that’s usually geared toward students? They learn the kinds of lessons, the Northwest Credit Union Foundation believes, that find their way back to personal-finance classes and curriculum.

Volunteers Needed to Guide Spokane-Area Teachers through Financial Reality Fair

Fifty Spokane-area teachers will get to put their personal-finance skills to the test Feb. 28 at the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Financial Reality Fair. Volunteers are being recruited now to play the roles of merchants and financial counselors.

Maps, Western Oregon University, and ‘BizKid$’ Partner to Prepare Teachers

A partnership between Maps Credit Union, Western Oregon University, and “Bizkid$” will better prepare teachers to help students grow their financial capabilities. The Northwest Credit Union Foundation reports on the unique program that could provide solutions for other credit unions hoping to partner with colleges and universities.

STCU Unveils Plans for Spokane’s Storied Hutton Building

Spokane Teachers Credit Union announced plans last week to open a new branch and house its commercial lending program in downtown Spokane’s historic Hutton Building, a move CEO Tom Johnson said “gives STCU an opportunity to reclaim an architectural treasure.”

Spokane Teachers Credit Union on OfficeMax

Credit unions need comprehensive business purchasing options without sacrificing individualized attention. STCU is just one example of a credit union that has benefitted from its relationship with OfficeMax, a Strategic Link business partner.