Committees


Communications Committee

Discuss and formulate methods to disseminate information regarding upcoming events or actions to members such as flyers, website, email, text (Remind), BTA Benchmark, social media.  Some of these events or actions may be attendance at Board of Ed. meetings, rallies, happy hours, grade or department specific meetings, Burbank on Parade, Relay for Life, etc. Other committees make ask you to help communicate information on events or issues.


Community Outreach Committee

Facilitate working with community organizations such as PTA, BTAC, UME Credit Union, firefighters, police, SAG, IATSE, and PFLAG. Some possibilities could be inviting them to events, co-sponsoring events, and disseminating info about BTA’s activities. Will coordinate at least one event in the fall and one in the spring if possible.


Membership Committee

Get members’ names, sites, and contact info (personal email, cell numbers) correct. Update site rosters. Utilize strategies to connect with, engage, and retain members. Work on one on ones with members at sites. May connect with organizing to put on events to publicize benefits of membership.


Organizing Committee

Plan activities and/or events around specific issues such as bargaining, elections, political campaigns, member attendance at BOE meetings. Work on relevant campaigning for local, state, and national elections.


Political Issues Committee

Plan activities and/or events around specific issues such as bargaining, elections, political campaigns, member attendance at BOE meetings. Work on relevant campaigning for local, state, and national elections.


Professional Development Committee

Work on developing workshops or seminars led by our teachers after school at sites, the BTA Office, or at the District Office. Work with District PD TOSAs when possible. Encourage colleagues to share their effective practices with others in the same grade level, or content areas.


Social Committee

Plan and organize events to engage our members. Research venues and materials to hold these events. Plan activities when needed. You are responsible for making sure events are publicized.