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Denver Public Schools

Eight Denver Public Schools teachers started our credit union in 1934 — pooling their funds to provide a safe place to save and borrow for DPS employees. Its purpose was to put the members first when offering financial services and treat them as valued owners. Today, Westerra Credit Union remains focused on that same mission and purpose — and our focus on education continues.

As your school district credit union,

Westerra is committed to supporting activities to benefit students:

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School Grant Program

The Westerra Credit Union School Grant Program strives to enhance students’ learning experiences by providing for items such as art supplies, sports fees and equipment, after school programs, workbooks or other programs your school determines most beneficial.

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Classroom Presentations

If you are a teacher interested in having a Westerra representative come and talk to your classroom about checking, savings, budgeting or many other topics, please contact us for more information at

We can assist in your payroll transition

As the credit union started by DPS teachers more than 85 years ago, Westerra is focused on helping DPS employees and families achieve financial success. With the upcoming payroll transition, we can help ensure the change from one paycheck to two paychecks each month goes smoothly. 

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If you are a Westerra member and would like assistance in reviewing and adjusting the dates set for automated payments

to Westerra loans or other periodic payments between Westerra accounts, please call 303-321-4209 or stop by any Westerra branch.