Member Update 5/16/2023

Dear Members,

BTA and BUSD have reached tentative agreements for the 2022 – 2025 contract.

Here is the Tentative Agreement summary of changes along with the complete Articles and MOUs for review prior to the ratification vote.

There will be a Google Meet on Thursday May 18 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. for anyone who has questions or concerns about the tentative agreement. A link will be sent out before the Google Meet.

The ratification vote is scheduled to begin Monday, May 22 at 7:00 a.m. through Wednesday, May 24 10:00 p.m. Voting will take place electronically via SimplyVoting using your personal email on file with CTA. Please monitor your personal emails from BTA for instructions and to participate in the vote.

Contact Alice Holmes immediately if there is an issue with voting at

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 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 2022-2023 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 State Council Representatives, 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.

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