The WBTA represents over 400 certified professionals in the West Babylon Union Free School District. Our members include classroom teachers, guidance counselors, psychologists, social workers, library-media specialists, technologists, teaching assistants and professional nurses. Our local is actively involved in the West Babylon community that we serve.
Welcome to the West Babylon Teachers Association webpage. This site
is designed to meet the needs of members of the WBTA. However, many
others in the community may find the information useful. In addition
to containing union and educational information for the members of
the WBTA, our site contains links to many other educational and
union related websites.
The West Babylon Teachers Association is recognized by the State of New York, and the West Babylon Board of Education as the exclusive bargaining agent for all West Babylon teachers. We presently represent over 400 staff members. Our local organization is affiliated at the state level with the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) and the national level with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). The AFT is a member organization of the AFL-CIO.
The WBTA’s structure of governance includes five elected officers, one appointed position, and the Executive Committee. The elected positions are President, Elementary Vice President, Secondary Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. The Assistant Treasurer was appointed by the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee is the main governing body of the
WBTA and includes all officers, building representatives, chairpersons of standing committees, RA delegates, and NYSUT/AFT delegates.
The WBTA represents the teachers, teacher assistants, technologists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, physical therapists, Coordinator of K-12 Student Data & Instructional Technology, Director of Athletics, Health, & Physical Education, library-media specialists, guidance counselors, and professional nurses of West Babylon in collective bargaining situations and all matters that pertain to the collective bargaining agreement.
Furthermore, it is through our efforts towards coalition building and other outreaches and participation at various levels of decision making that guarantee the teachers a voice in matters of professional concern within our District, and distinguishes the WBTA as a professional association that takes an active role in the goals and visions of the West Babylon School District.
We welcome you to the WBTA webpage and look forward to your suggestions to help make this a place that meets your needs and gives you timely information.
Thanks for visiting,