SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union sponsors Educational Leadership Summit at California State University, San Bernardino

Credit Union serves as Summit Premium Sponsor for third consecutive year

TUSTIN, CA (January 12, 2024)SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union serving school employees and their families, served as the premium sponsor for the Education Leadership Summit presented Nov. 16 at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB). The gathering of visionary leaders, educators and educational innovators provided a unique opportunity for its attendees to engage with experts and education thought leaders and explore cutting-edge ideas and trends shaping the industry’s future. SchoolsFirst FCU has been a sponsor of the annual event since its inception three years ago.

Speakers at the event, representing various backgrounds including academia, government, nonprofit organizations and industry, shared their experiences, research and innovative solutions to education’s most pressing challenges. The summit also provided a networking opportunity for attendees to connect with other education leaders and potential donors passionate about improving education.

“We’re pleased to partner with CSUSB on a number of educational programs, and this summit in particular is one example of a focused initiative where educational leaders and real-world experts came together to connect and share their visions for revolutionizing the field of education,” said Josh Smith, vice president, school and community relations, at SchoolsFirst FCU.

Chinaka DomNwachukwu, Dean, College of Education at California State University, San Bernardino, added, “The annual Educational Leadership Summit at CSUSB is a premier educational event for the region bringing together the major educational leaders in the region for a time of meaningful dialogue and engagement. This year’s summit was “Innovative Practices in Education.” This year’s summit not only provided an opportunity for intentional engagement with this community’s educational leaders, it continues to foster more collaboration across the region as various educational agencies work together to shape the future of education in the Inland Empire region.”

About SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union

SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union is the fifth largest credit union in the country and has been recognized by Forbes as the number one credit union in California. Serving school employees and their families, the organization is dedicated to delivering World-Class Personal Service and improving the financial lives of its Members. Today they serve more than 1.3 million Members with a full range of financial products and services. SchoolsFirst FCU was founded in 1934, when 126 school employees pooled $1,200 and established a Member-owned cooperative to help improve each other's lives. In 2022, the Credit Union reported nearly $28 billion in assets and remains the largest credit union in California. For more information about SchoolsFirst FCU, visit   Insured by NCUA.  


Larry Meltzer

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