UTLA Communications Department
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events and issues important to teachers, students, parents and the community

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In addition to the information presented on this website, we can help with:

  • Interviews with UTLA Officers
  • Interviews with UTLA members (teachers and Health and Human Services professionals)
  • Additional information on subjects posted on this website

Communications may also periodically host a media training session for its members.


Director of Communications
Anna Bakalis
Office phone: (213) 368-6247

All inquiries other than those involving public relations or the media should be directed to the UTLA main phone number at (213) 487-5560, or via e-mail to