San Diego County Credit Union honors San Diego’s Best Teachers

SDCCU is the proud presenting sponsor of A Salute to Teachers

SAN DIEGO, CA (September 11, 2016)San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is proud to celebrate San Diego’s finest educators as the presenting sponsor of the 26th annual A Salute to Teachers event. Held in collaboration with the San Diego County Office of Education and Cox® Communications, the black-tie gala is a presentation of the 43rd Annual San Diego County Teacher of the Year Awards. SDCCU has supported this program for the past eight years.

“SDCCU is proud to support this special event, honoring the great work of all teachers and their dedication to enhancing the future of our youth. We applaud all of San Diego’s exceptional educators for their hard work and devotion to providing students with the knowledge, skills and opportunities they need to succeed,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Halleck.

The event will take place on Saturday, September 10 at the Balboa Theatre, located at 868 4th Ave. in downtown San Diego. The program will be broadcast live on Cox Communications’ Channel 4. The Academy Awards-style television special will highlight the hard work and dedication of the county’s 26,000 public school teachers and culminates with the announcement of five 2017 San Diego County Teachers of the Year.

The five winners will represent the County of San Diego in the California Teacher of the Year program. This year’s nominees were selected by their respective districts based on student achievement, professional development and community involvement, teaching philosophy and personal style, knowledge of educational issues and trends, promotion and development of the teaching profession, accountability and ability to serve as ambassadors of education.

SDCCU customers can purchase tickets at a discounted rate by visiting

About San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU)

SDCCU is one of the nation’s top credit unions, proudly serving the financial needs of customers in Southern California counties including Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. SDCCU has assets of $11.1 billion, more than 438,000 customers, over 40 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU mobile banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS #580585. For more information, visit


Nathan Schmidt
EVP, CXO & Digital Channels
San Diego County Credit Union
PO Box 261209, San Diego, CA 92196-1209
P: (858) 597-2504

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