Comcast SportsNet and Provident Credit Union to Donate
$20,000 to the Winning Teacher’s School
Online and Text Voting for the All-Star Teacher Award from April 16 to June 3
2012 All-Star Teacher Announced Wednesday, June 27 at On-Field Ceremony Prior to Giants/Dodgers Game
SAN FRANCISCO, CA. (April 16, 2012) – Comcast SportsNet, the home of “Authentic Bay Area Sports,” announced today the five finalists for the 2012 All-Star Teacher Award, presented by Provident Credit Union. In its sixth year, the All-Star Teacher Award recognizes middle and high school teachers in Northern and
This year’s five finalists are Ronnie Cato of
Members of the public can then vote for who they think should be the 2012 All-Star Teacher by texting in their vote or voting online at CSNBayArea.com/allstarteacher2012 beginning Monday, April 16 and continuing through Sunday,
Starting Monday, April 16, biographies of the finalists, along with videos and photo galleries, will be featured online at and. CSNCalifornia.com. In addition, the finalists will be interviewed on select Giants Pregame Live and A’s Pregame Live shows.
Nomination forms were mailed to over 200 Northern and Central California schools and were available online at Providentcu.org and at all Provident Credit Union branch locations. Many teachers were nominated by peers, students, parents and principals, and the finalists were chosen by an elite panel of community leaders.
Finalists were selected by a panel of community leaders based on four categories: Overall Commitment, Excellence in Teaching, Rapport with Students and Level of Distinction. This year’s elite panel of judges consists of Doug Bartlett, Senior Marketing Director, BART;
In 2007, Michael Meneses of
For more information, visit the All-Star Teacher Award on Facebook at facebook.com/csnallstarteacher.
About Provident Credit Union:
Provident Credit Union is a $1.6 billion financial institution with over 98,000 members and 18 community branches in the Bay Area. The Redwood Shores-based credit union has proudly served the Bay Area since 1950. The full-service credit union offers everything from checking and savings accounts through mortgages, auto loans, mutual funds and home and auto insurance. Provident began as the California Teachers Association Credit Union and expanded over the years to include those who live and work in the surrounding counties of the Bay Area and beyond. More information is available at www.providentcu.org.
About Comcast SportsNet:
Comcast Sports Group, part of the NBC Sports Group, consists of 14 local networks that deliver 2,400 sporting events annually and breaking news and analysis to more than 50 million cable and satellite homes. Comcast Sports Group’s sports networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet
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