Dear Members,

A strong and effective union requires strong and effective leaders to be involved. The BTA Executive Board needs your advocacy and skills to help keep our voice strong. Any active member’s name, upon request, shall be placed on the ballot for an office of the Association. More information on positions and responsibilities can be found on the Declaration of Candidacy form.

Please consider running for a position on the board.

Fill out and sign the Declaration of Candidacy 24-25 Board and return it to the BTA office by Wednesday, April 24th, 5:00 p.m.

Voting will take place April 30, 2024 through May 2, 2024 using SimplyVoting

Burbank Teachers Association

The Burbank Teachers Association, established in 1948 and incorporated in 1963, is the exclusive bargaining agent for teachers, counselors, school nurses, and speech and language pathologists in the Burbank Unified School District.

BTA's Mission


BTA’s mission is to provide quality public education for all students, to protect and promote the well-being and working conditions of our members, and to solidify and advance our collective bargaining rights.


We value a safe teaching and learning environment that addresses the physical, mental, and emotional needs of our members. We work to improve and maintain fair working and learning conditions. We want to always focus on attracting and retaining quality educators.


BTA continues to be a professional organization that represents and engages all members through an active presence in the community and it continues to focus on maintaining a balanced relationship with parents, district, and community members.

Quality Educators

In the 2023-2024 school year, Burbank Teachers Association represents over 700 educators. BTA is affiliated with the California Teachers Association (CTA) and National Education Association (NEA).
We are governed by an Executive Board elected by the membership consisting of the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, two High School Directors, Middle School Director, two Elementary School Directors, two At-Large Directors, 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 50 representatives.