Submit Your Teacher Nomination for the 2017 All-Star Teacher Award


The Winner Will Receive $20,000 for His/Her School!


Do you know a teacher deserving of the 2017 Comcast SportsNet All-Star Teacher Award?


Presented by CTA-endorsed credit union, Provident Credit Union, and Comcast SportsNet, the award recognizes Northern California teachers at the middle- and high-school levels.  They are looking for teachers who go above and beyond in their dedication to their students and who make a difference in their communities.

CTA member, Scott Krijnen, San Jose Teachers Association won $20,000 for Castillero Middle School last year.  His award was announced at AT&T Park prior to a San Francisco Giants game.

(from left to right: Jake Peavy, MLB pitcher; Scott Krijnen, 2017 winner; Heidi Parks,

Senior VP Provident CU; John Haggarty, VP of Marketing, Provident CU; Fallon Smith, CSN reporter;

and Ted Griggs, President and General Manager, CSN Bay Area and CSN California)

In addition, runners-up Michele Lamons-Raiford of United Teachers of Richmond and Wayne Phillips of San Mateo UHSD Teachers Association won $5,000 each for Pinole Valley High School and Mills High School (respectively).

You can learn more at Nominations are being accepted through February 6th for this year’s award, so don’t delay The form can be accessed here as a PDF and is available at your Provident community branch.  Nomination forms can be submitted at

Once the nominations have been received, a panel of judges will select five finalists.  The finalists will be notified in March.  Then it’s up to the public to decide! The finalists will be featured in personal video vignettes that will air on Comcast SportsNet, and they will be interviewed on select Giants Pregame Live and A’s Pregame Live shows. The winning All-Star Teacher will be announced this summer at an on-field ceremony prior to a San Francisco Giants game and live during a telecast of Giants Pregame Live.


Join Provident in celebrating our extraordinary teachers – submit your nomination today!


To learn more about Provident Credit Union’s services for CTA members, go to or call 1-800-632-4600.

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