48 CU Professionals Become Certified CU Development Educators (CUDEs)

Forty-eight credit union professionals became Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) after being guided by dedicated program facilitators and mentors through the intensive Credit Union Development Education (DE) Training from the National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation). The DE training was held May 31 – June 7, 2017 at the Lowell Center in Madison, Wis.

After completing the June DE Training, Lisa Sutton, SVP Human Resources at PSCU, said, “DE Training was one of the most impactful learning experiences I’ve ever participated in."

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National CU Foundation Releases Annual Impact Report

The National Credit Union Foundation has released their 2016 Impact Report entitled “Hands of Change.” This report provides insight into the initiatives, programs and grants provided by the Foundation throughout the last year.

“Through the power of our supporter’s cooperative engagement and collective action, the Foundation can change lives through the ‘people helping people’ philosophy that drives the credit union movement,” said Christopher Morris, Foundation Director of Communications. “Change only comes when we all work together and we are proud to be a catalyst charged with helping credit unions improve people’s financial lives.”

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On the Blog: Celebrating the 2017 DE Award Winners

Credit Union Development Educators (DEs) around the world are doing incredible work to “keep purpose constant” in the credit union movement. Individuals who graduate from DE Training commit volunteer and professional time to take the credit union message to audiences throughout the world, enhancing the credit union movement and improving people’s financial lives.

Each year, we celebrate some of these inspirational individuals and projects through the DE Awards. We recognize the work and impact that DEs are having within the movement, on a local and sometimes even international level.

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