Teachers Win CU-Sponsored HistoricTrip
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - (04/27/05) -- Twenty-five elementary schoolteachers won a free trip to Colonial Williamsburg, the nation'sfirst settlement in Williamsburg, Va., courtesy of creditunion-owned PSCU Financial Services and First Data Western Union.The teachers were selected from across the country to participatein the newly established Credit Union Week at The ColonialWilliamsburg Foundation's Teacher Institute, Aug. 2-9. It is beingfunded by a grant from the two companies. The grant provides morethan $2,000 for each teacher, which covers program admission, roomand meals and a $200 stipend to be used for travel expenses or thepurchase of educational materials. The teachers will learninnovative methods for communicating the principles of America'shistory and system of government to help them prepare newinstructional materials for use in their classrooms.