McDonough accepts Community Education Director position

Oregon State Credit Union has named Ashley McDonough, a career teacher at the high school and university levels, as Community Education Director, it was announced today by Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer Rhonda Heile-Brown.

Ashley McDonough Community Financial Education Director at Oregon State Credit Union

McDonough comes to Oregon State Credit Union with her most recent experience at both Oregon State University and Linn Benton Community College as a lead instructor for English Language Acquisition classes. She has also served as a teacher of English Language Learner curriculum at Central High School in Independence and as a substitute with the Corvallis and Albany school systems.

Diverse education background

Her educational background includes an undergraduate degree in International Studies and Modern Languages from Pacific University, her Masters and Teachers Certifications from the University of Oregon, and studies abroad in Chad, France and Argentina. She is multi-lingual and conducted English as a Second Language coursework in Spanish and French.

Of the community education opportunity, McDonough said, “Oregon State Credit Union’s reputation and their high-profile community role aligns with my passion to help people take control of their financial futures. I look forward to applying my diverse background in education at all levels toward meaningful financial literacy to serve our communities.”

Financial education and Oregon State Credit Union

Oregon State Credit Union has won several national awards for its Financial Education efforts over the last 15 years reaching an average of 8-10,000 youth and adults with more than 550 presentations annually.

Oregon State Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative, open to anyone who lives or works in 24 western and central Oregon counties.

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