Education Center

Education Center

Schools Financial Credit Union was founded by educators with an affinity to help others — a tradition we have upheld since 1933.

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For educators
Our custom-designed package, Educator Rewards,SM gives teachers and educational employees extra perks, special loans and discounts to help in and out of the classroom.

Many educational employees are advocates for Schools Financial by sharing Credit Union information with coworkers. You, too, could become a School Representative!


Educator RewardsSM

We reward our longest standing membership base — educators — with a custom-designed package to address their unique needs to help them better serve our children and our community.

  • Discounted equity loans and lines of credit with 0.25% off the approved rate when payments are automatically transferred from a Schools Checking account
  • FREE box of Schools Custom checks per year
  • Administrator Credential Loan1
  • Classroom Supplies Loan2
  • Teacher Certification Loan3
  • Teacher Relocation Loan4

1 Available to educators with a personalized acceptance letter from participating Offices of Education. Ask for details.
2 Available to certificated employees only.
3 Available to certificated employees who qualify for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) test only.
4 Available to certificated employees only. Must provide proof of a signed contract with a school in Schools’ field of membership.

The School Representative Program

The School Representative Program was formed in 1953. Since then, it has been one of the primary ways that school employees learn about the many benefits of Credit Union membership. Thanks to this grassroots program, the Credit Union now has 132,000 members and continues to be able to offer both great rates and outstanding service. 

The role of a School Representative is:

  • Encourage coworkers to join the Credit Union.

  • Distribute flyers describing the Educator RewardsSM discount package.

  • Schedule on-site visits for a Schools Financial employee to answer questions about Credit Union membership.

  • Provide feedback to help us better serve your school/district and its employees.

Ongoing support for School Representatives
Holly Brown, Schools Membership Development Specialist, is available to answer all of your questions, provide you with materials and make on-site visits. School Representatives receive our bi-annual newsletter, the Rep Report, which includes information on special promotions and benefits exclusively for educational employees.
 
How to become a School Representative
Contact Membership Development Specialist Holly Brown at 916-569-2100 or 800-962-0990, ext. 2100.

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