The Burbank Teachers Association, established in 1948 and incorporated in 1963, is the exclusive bargaining agent for teachers, counselors, school nurses, librarians, and speech therapists in the Burbank Unified School District. In the 2017-18 school year we have approximately 875 members. We are affiliated with the National Education Association (NEA) and the California Teachers Association (CTA). Our Executive Director, Sonya Lowe is a staff member of CTA. Administrative Assistant Alice Holmes also supports BTA members.
We are governed by an Executive Board elected by the membership consisting of the President , Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, two High School Representatives, Middle School Representative, two Elementary School Representatives, two State Council Representatives, an At-Large Representative, and a CTA Board Member. The policy making body is the Representative Council consisting of elected members from each school site with a total membership of about 40 representatives.