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El Camino High School (Oceanside) Teacher Elizabeth Perkoski (right) receives a $500 North Island Credit Union Teacher Grant from Joshua Rehhaut, School & Community Development Officer, North Island Credit Union. (Photo courtesy: NICU)

North Island Credit Union Awards Grant to Oceanside Teacher

Oceanside CA— North Island Credit Union recently awarded a $500 grant to El Camino High School (Oceanside) Teacher Elizabeth Perkoski as part of its Fall 2018 Teacher Grant program. The program assists educators in funding innovative learning opportunities for their students.

“North Island Credit Union is committed to supporting our local education community, and our grant program is one way we are working to help teachers bring new programs into the classroom that impact their students and communities in positive ways,” said California Credit Union CEO Steve O’Connell. “We hope these grants encourage our local educators to pursue innovative projects that spark a new passion in their students, which can make a life-long difference.”

Since the creation of the program in 2012, the credit union has awarded $85,000 in teacher grants to benefit students throughout San Diego and Los Angeles. Every year, the credit union awards 40 teacher grants, 20 in the spring and 20 in the fall. Educators are encouraged to follow North Island Credit Union on Instagram® or Facebook® @northislandcu and never miss a chance to apply for the grant.

Any full-time classroom teacher in San Diego and Los Angeles County can apply for the grant to fund their innovative learning program designed to meet students’ academic needs while displaying creativity in education. Visit northisland.ccu.com for more information.

About North Island Credit Union, a division of California Credit Union

California Credit Union is a federally insured, state chartered credit union founded in 1933 that serves public or private school employees, community members and businesses across California. With more than 165,000 members and assets of $3 billion, California Credit Union has 24 branches throughout Los Angeles and San Diego counties. The credit union operates in San Diego County as North Island Credit Union, a division of California Credit Union. California Credit Union offers a full suite of consumer, business and investment products and services, including comprehensive consumer checking and loan options, personalized financial planning, business banking, and leading-edge online and mobile banking. Please visit northisland.ccu.com for more information or follow the credit union on Instagram® or Facebook® @northislandcu.

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