Exclusively for Educators

Teacher with grade school children

The primary mission of Education First Credit Union is to provide dynamic, diverse, comprehensive, and competitive financial services to those working in the educational industry and within the communities we serve. School employees are near and dear to us and are the reason we exist.

We invite all educators, school employees, and students to see all the great things we do, as well as use us as a resource. We have established relationships with numerous education associations/organizations and school districts including Ohio Retired Teachers Association, Ohio Education Association, Columbus Education Association, Ohio PTA, Westerville Education Foundation, Columbus City Schools, Education Service Center of Central Ohio, and a proud sponsor of Ohio's Teacher of the Year.

The following are just a few of the education-specific products and services that we have available to you:

  • Free financial literacy coursework for your students - Banzai is a Free program available to members, and schools! More Information
  • Classroom Supply Loan
    A loan designed to help teachers stock their classrooms with the supplies necessary for students to do their best!
    • Borrow $1,000
    • 12 Month Repayment
    • 0.75% APR*

To apply for a Classroom Supply click on the "Apply for a Loan" button below and choose the "Personal Loan" option. 

Apply for a Loan

*APR=Annual Percentage Rate. Enrolling in and establishing direct deposit allows a loan rate discount of 0.75% APR (making the Classroom Supply Loan 0% APR). Some restrictions may apply. The offer is subject to change at any time and without advance notice. One classroom supply loan is available per account at any time. Automatic payment and a current teaching contract are required.