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

SDCCU is the proud presenting sponsor of Cox Presents: A Salute to Teachers

SAN DIEGO, CA (November 16, 2020)San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®) is proud to celebrate San Diego’s finest educators as the presenting sponsor of the 30th Annual “Cox Presents: A Salute to Teachers” event. Held in collaboration with the San Diego County Office of Education and Cox® Communications, the awards show is a presentation of the 47th Annual San Diego County Teacher of the Year Awards. SDCCU has supported this event for the past 12 years.

“SDCCU is proud to support this outstanding awards event and celebrate the phenomenal work of teachers and educators making a difference in our community,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Campbell. “Teachers are the main factor in shaping the future of today’s youth and we applaud each of the nominees for the work they do each day to give students the knowledge, skills and opportunities they need to succeed.”

The event will be held virtually this year and will take place on Saturday, November 21 at 7 p.m. (PT). The pre-recorded program will be televised on Cox’s YurView Network (Cox Channel 4/1004 and Spectrum Channel 4). The show will also live stream at The television special will highlight the hard work and dedication of the county’s more than 26,000 public school teachers and celebrates the five 2020-2021 San Diego County Teachers of the Year:

  • Arah Allard, Del Mar Hills Elementary School, Del Mar Union School District
  • Christine Hill, Ramona High School, Ramona Unified School District
  • Jose Melo, Valley Center Middle School, Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District
  • Paula Richardson, Wilson Middle School, San Diego Unified School District
  • Jay Tweet, El Capitan High School, Grossmont Union High School District

The five winners also represented 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.

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SDCCU is one of the nation’s top credit unions and ranked a top five credit union in California by Forbes. SDCCU proudly serves 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 over $13 billion, more than 437,000 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. Membership required. Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS #580585. For more information, visit


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

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