BURBANK—The Burbank Teachers Association has endorsed Armond Aghakhanian for Burbank School Board in the upcoming 2013 Election.
“As a new parent and a university professor, Armond can see the perspective of all parents in the community and has a vested interest in the quality of education that we provide for our students,” said Lori Adams, President of the Burbank Teachers Association.
“Armond brings many new ideas to the table as well as the perspective of newcomers to our community and various political representatives.” Adams continued. “We look forward to working with Armond on many new projects that will enhance our curriculum as well as the finances of the District in the future.”
Armond Aghakhanian is a professor at Burbank’s Woodbury University. For the past five years he has taught courses in business, management, organizational leadership and government. Armond also serves the community on the Burbank and Greater East Valley Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors, the City of Burbank’s Community Development Goals Committee and as a member of Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club. In 2010 Armond was honored with “President’s Volunteer Service” Award.
“I am honored to have the support of Burbank’s classroom teachers in this election,” said Armond. “I know that working together we can meet the challenges facing our school district and ensure that every child who attends Burbank’s schools receives the education they need to obtain the skills they need to pursue their dreams and succeed in life.”
Armond earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from California State University Northridge and a Master’s of Business Administration from Burbank’s Woodbury University. He is currently a Doctoral candidate at Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology.
Armond Aghakhanian and his wife, Dr. Gayane Gasamanyan are residents of Burbank. They just celebrated their son’s first birthday.