NCCU helps teachers kick off the 2019-2020 school year

Published 8:55 am Monday, August 19, 2019

CONTRIBUTED — Northeast Community Credit Union helped teachers kick off the 2019-2020 school year at the school system inservices.

NCCU took part in the start-of-the-school-year inservices for Carter County, Johnson County and Elizabethton City Schools. Northeast Community Credit Union provided lanyards and other gifts to help educators and staff this school year, as well as providing information on other benefits available to staff and students exclusively through NCCU.

Northeast Community Credit Union is very active in the school systems, with many programs and opportunities for both teachers and students. 

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Every month, NCCU awards the Helping Teachers Teach grant — a $300 award to help teachers purchase needed supplies for their classrooms or special projects.

NCCU offers free financial literacy and education presentations for high school classes covering credit scores and financial basics. Teachers are also welcome to bring students to NCCU for a behind-the-scenes look at what it is like to operate a financial institution.

NCCU provides a unique learning experience for students at Unaka High School with the Unaka NCCU Branch. Students there get hands-on experience plus a financial education curriculum while learning about customer service and basic cash skills.

Each year, NCCU awards the $500 William Armstrong Scholarship to one senior from each of Carter County’s five high schools.