An Advocate for Catholic School Teachers

The Federation of Pittsburgh Diocesan Teachers

FPDT has been striving for fair compensation, benefits, and a positive work environment for lay teachers in the Diocese of Pittsburgh since 1971
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Justice and Dignity For Catholic School Teachers

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How To Join

Gaining membership is a simple process that begins with gathering the lay teachers of your building. We’ll set up the meeting and be there to help each step of the way.
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FPDT Benefits

From negotiated contracts to opportunities for continued education, there are many benefits of becoming a member of the Federation.
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Resources

Among other services, FPDT offers credit union information and content created for teachers just like you. 
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Member's Exclusive

From contract information to newsletters, login to access our member’s only information.

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Who We Are

Our Board

President: Brian Klisavage
Executive V.P.: Justin T. Morgan
Treasurer: Adam Kronebusch
Secretary: Gina Baer
Vice-Presidents: Vince Amoruso, Linda Attwood, Tracy Bekavac, Christine Westrick, Meloni Dipietro-Guthoerl, Patrick Healy, Kellie Makar, Mary Kay Mooney, George Rudolph, Jen Schmidt and George Schlicht
President Emeritus: Russ DelVecchio

About

FPDT is a collective bargaining agent for lay elementary, secondary and special education teachers in the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Our local 2400 branch represents more than 600 teachers spanning Pre K-12.

Our Schools

Explore the schools that currently partner with our organization.

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Job Openings

Browse the career opportunities available at schools near you!
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Seton LaSalle High School

Position - Full-Time Music Teaching Position Certification Required: PA State Certification in Music (or current out-of-state Music certification) Other Recommendations: Ideal candidates have prior high school teaching experience; experience and desire to work with students in both the instrumental and vocal music fields; working knowledge of liturgical music and planning; strong communication skills; demonstrated ability to build a positive rapport with students and with families; a commitment to upholding the mission of our school in a manner that is consistent with our Catholic values. Interested applicants should forward their cover letter, resume, and any current clearances as defined by the Diocese of Pittsburgh and State of PA to: Careers@slshs.org, attn: Lauren Martin, Principal Subject line: Music Teaching Opportunity
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Bishop Canevin High School

FT English teacher to implement the core curriculum lessons and/or various electives within the English Department. Required PA State Certification in Secondary English; preference for AP certification or experience. Ideal candidates have prior high school teaching experience, strong communication skills, demonstrated ability to build a positive rapport with students and families, and a commitment to upholding the mission of our school in a manner that is consistent with our Catholic values. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and clearances.Send by 6/26/2022.
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Bishop Canevin High School

Full-Time - Guidance Counselor Certification Required: PA State Certification in Counseling (or current out-of-state Counseling certification), Other Recommendations: Ideal candidates have prior high school counseling experience; experience and desire to assist the freshmen and sophomores to help support a successful transition into high school while working with juniors and seniors with college and career counseling. Candidates should possess a working knowledge of Naviance; understanding of NCAA Clearinghouse requirements and processes; strong communication skills; a demonstrated ability to build a positive rapport with students and with families; and a commitment to upholding the mission of our school in a manner that is consistent with our Catholic values.
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Seton LaSalle High School

Full-Time Religion Teaching Position Requirements: MA Theology; vetting through Diocese of Pittsburgh Other Recommendations: Ideal candidates have prior high school teaching or youth ministry experience; experience and desire to work with high school students and developing their faith; strong communication skills; demonstrated ability to build a positive rapport with students and with families; a commitment to upholding the mission of our school in a manner that is consistent with our Catholic values. Subject line: Religion Teaching Opportunity Forward cover letter, resume, and any current clearances as defined by the Diocese of Pittsburgh and State of PA
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St. Anthony School Programs

Regional Supervisor to assist with the on-going operations, program implementation, and inclusion programming for its elementary and high school classrooms in the East area of Pittsburgh. This person must possess excellent communication and collaboration skills and have experience in the field of special education. A Masters degree in Special Education, Education, or Psychology, or related field is required. Principal or Supervisory Certification is preferred.
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St. Louise de Marillac School

Part Time Art K-8 B.S.in Education (Art certification preferred) All clearances required
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